LATEST NEWS: An exciting new domestic thriller...

PREDATORS COME IN MANY GUISES...THE ONES WHO WEAR UNIFORMS ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS OF ALL 
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You won't be disappointed!
 

UPCOMING EVENT: 

CENTRAL FLORIDA BOOKEXPO 2023
Sunday, January 29, 2023
11:00 - 4:00 pm
Eisenhower Recreation Center, The Villages, FL 

I look forward to seeing you there! 

Looking for a gift?  

Stack of Gifts

I'd love to personalize and sign one of my books for the special person on your gift list. Choose from a varied list: my latest domestic thriller, my award-winning children's picture book, one of my mystery or romantic suspense novels, or my WWII non-fiction book. 

 

I will wrap and mail the book for you.

 

Gift giving made easy at reasonable prices!  

Please contact me either through my contact page here on the website or at ritab1423@gmail.com for pricing, inclusive of shipping. 

 

BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK

 BLUEBIRDS IN THE GARDEN received top honors in the Florida Writers Association's 2019 Royal Palm Literary Awards competition. Gold award for Children's Picture Book and the Grand Prize as Best Children's Book. 
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When a pair of charming bluebirds chose a decorative bird house in my garden to raise a family, they provided me with hours of enjoyment. I was fortunate enough to get some incredible pictures.

 

I hope you enjoy sharing the book and the story with your children. 

Some of my littlest fans are pictured below. 

 

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Awards and Recognition:

 Florida Writers' Association - Royal Palm Literary Awards

2022 - Bronze award
"My Therapist Eats Hay " - an article published in EQUUS magazine explaining how my relationship with my horse helped me survive my cancer journey was awarded BRONZE in the 2022 RPLA competition. 
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2021 - Finalist

ONE SOLDIER'S WAR - IN HIS OWN WORDS achieved Finalist status 

2019 - MAJOR AWARD WINNER!

BLUEBIRDS IN THE GARDEN won the Gold medal for Best Picture Book AND the overall award for Best Children's Book of The Year 
MISSING ON MAPLE STREET achieved Finalist status.
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Talks & Presentations 

I enjoy speaking to groups and doing book signings. Here are a sampling of photos from various recent events.  

 January 2022
I spoke to a receptive audience at the Civil Discourse Club about ONE SOLDIER'S WAR, my father-in-law's WWII story.  

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STRIDE MEETING, Ocala, Fl - April 2022
I enjoyed speaking to this group of fellow horse owners/riders and sharing my stories about writing, especially the articles I've written for EQUUS Magazine. 
 
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April 2022 - picture taken for a feature on The Villages Facebook page 

Lake Sumter Author Fair April 2022 - 

Bluebirds in the Garden was a big hit with folks at the Lake Sumter Author Fair. It was exciting to get a chance to meet people in a non-Covid setting. 

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I enjoyed setting up my Author Fair table to tell a story  - this presentation resulted in a very successful event. 

PAST EVENTS 

CENTRAL FLORIDA BOOK & AUTHOR EXPO

 Before Covid-19 changed everything! A huge turnout on a sunny winter day and a successful event.  Met some wonderful people and reconnected with old friends. 

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January 2020

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January 2018   

What fun!  Eighty authors and thousands of readers!.

January 2017 

Whispering Oaks Winery 

March 2019 

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Book signing at a coffee shop in Patchogue, NY Dec. 2015

Book launch parties held at Windsor Manor Farm in  Sandy Spring, MD.

March 2018 - Stonecrest Women's Club

A sampling of reviews:  I'd love to read your  review on Amazon.com.

Missing on Maple Street - Judge's comment in a state-wide competition.  

Missing is a thoroughly delightful mystery in which not just one but two different yet similar primary conflicts find resolution, along with many minor resolutions achieved in the lives of the characters. The book is a supreme example of what makes a good mystery, what makes a reader read on and ask for more.

Below is the first (and unsolicited)  Amazon.com review for BEYOND SECOND CHANCES. 

I am so happy that Ms. Boehm decided to continue Lindsay's story. As with her other 2 novels, this book is filled with intrigue, romance and characters that are interesting, likable and believable. I didn't want the story to end! Beyond Second Chances is thoroughly enjoyable and I look forward to more works by Ms. Boehm; she has become one of my favorite authors!

"What a well written surprise from a new author!!! After the first few pages you’re drawn into Lindsey’s life wondering where her story is going, never knowing who the good guys are. Nothing “inevitable” or “instinctive”!! No message, just suspense. One of the best books I've recently read."

    

 Unsolicited Amazon.com Review for SECOND CHANCES

 

 

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