My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. To create stories that stir both heart and soul
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Either at home in Oregon or on vacation in Colorado with my family
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "Seriously?" and "That's great!"
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. My dad, Jim Beroth
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Harriet Beecher Stowe
May 12, 2014Last year I had the privilege of visiting Normandy with several girlfriends to research for my next time-slip novel Chateau of Secrets. On a snowy March evening, Ann Menke gave us a tour of the medieval Château d’Agneaux set on jagged cliffs above the River Vire.
The chateau had been bombed during World War II so only half of the thousand-year-old structure remained, but it has been beautifully restored with antique furnishings and modern appliances. It was a remarkable place, brimming with history and mystique, but... see more