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Celebration + Booksigning – November 30, 2017

Join me at the New Orleans Garden District Bookshop on Thursday, November 30, 2017, to celebrate the release of Concierge, A Black Raven Novel. I’ll be signing Concierge and my other novels at the event. Plus, I’ll talk a tiny bit about my New Orleans inspiration for Concierge. Here’s a sneak peek at that inspiration, which… READ MORE


Musings… On The Cover of Concierge

Approximately eighteen years ago, I walked into the Royal Street gallery of Fredrick Guess, and fell in love with this painting. It features an unusual view of the St. Louis Cathedral, one of the oldest cathedrals in the United States and a widely recognized landmark of New Orleans. The Chartres Street view that Guess painted, with the… READ MORE


Giveaway – Celebrating the Cover Reveal of Concierge

I’m thrilled to reveal the cover of Concierge, which will be available for eBook preorder on August 15, 2017, and released in paper + ebook on September 27, 2017. In Concierge, Black Raven returns to my home city of New Orleans, and the cover is an artistic representation of the setting. To celebrate the cover reveal and the quickly approaching release date of Concierge, I’ve put together a New Orleans themed-giveaway.

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Ask Stella – Dana Pearce

I absolutely love your books…..I noticed that you are a lawyer. How do you find the time with such a demanding career as a lawyer to write such incredible stories? I just love your characters. Dear Dana, Thank you, so much, for the compliment. Seeing that kind of praise helps me stay motivated! And, thank… READ MORE


Photos from the RT Booklovers Convention 2017

The RT Booklovers Convention went by quickly, leaving a blur of memories. I met and talked with so many nice readers. The RT staff and volunteers, as usual, were awesome. There were plenty of opportunities to talk with and learn from other authors. I even went fan-girlish on a few authors, as you can see… READ MORE


Roux Reveals . . .

Midnight; in vehicle, en route to the New Orleans Lakefront Airport, where Agent Jesus (“Zeus”) Hernandez will depart for Paris, France; commencing the job that will become Jigsaw, A Black Raven Novel. {Interview by Roux Barcelona, Papillon, AP Field Correspondent} Roux: Hello, Agent Hernandez. I’m Roux Barcelona. I appreciate you talking to me despite the… READ MORE


Musings – On Living, Writing, and JellyBean Moments

As I write this, I’m having a real-life special day, for which I’m grateful. I’m sitting on our boat in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We’re docked near the Intracoastal Waterway. My husband is enjoying the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show and I’ve stayed behind with our papillons. I’m spending most of the day writing Concierge, A Black… READ MORE