Christina Dodd

Christina Dodd Celebrates The First Thirty-Four Years Of Her Writing Career

on January 4, 2024

  Yes, it’s true. On February 2, 1990, I got The Call. HarperCollins wanted to buy my first book, a historical romance, CANDLE IN THE WINDOW. The time was 3:30pm. This is an Event Worth Celebrating, so let me share Some Thoughts About Writing. Warning — this is Serious. (Christina waits for the dust from… Read More


Christina Dodd Sister Memories

on March 29, 2023

“There are no functional families.” — Bumper Sticker Some of the greatest wisdoms are found on bumper stickers, and IMO, this is the greatest. It’s nice to know that as we stumble around trying to maintain relationships with people we’ve got nothing in common with except upbringing and DNA, everyone else is doing the same,… Read More


Christmas Song 2021

on December 25, 2021

Did you know I receive fan mail about my newsletters?  Join for guaranteed laughs and a free short story! I’d love to welcome you!  Updated Christina Dodd Printable book list sorted by genre/series/in order. Christina Dodd Books by Series list with clickable covers. More holiday photos and articles.


Christina Dodd Yells HEY! UNTO YOU A CHILD IS BORN!

on November 25, 2021

THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER begins, “The Herdmans were absolutely the worst kids in the history of the world. They lied and stole and smoked cigars (even the girls) and talked dirty and hit little kids and cussed their teachers and took the name of the Lord in vain and set fire to Fred Shoemaker’s… Read More


Christina Dodd Drags the Christmas Tree…Uphill

on November 11, 2021

The Husband and I live on 5½ acres in the woods and every year, we scour our property for precisely the right Christmas tree. Tall, perfectly shaped… Well *tall* anyway. This year we found our tree below the road. When I say *below,* I mean the slope is slide-down-on-your-butt vertical. The Husband and I, dressed… Read More


Christina Dodd Says, It’s Christmas! Duck!

on November 3, 2021

When we moved into our new house, to celebrate, we got this Christmas tree. It was too tall for our great room … and the ceiling’s 16′ 8″. Listen, don’t laugh, our friends Donna and Monty gave it to us, so it was free and we didn’t have to chop it down. The Husband cut… Read More


Cover Art and How it is Created

on April 5, 2021

Have you ever wondered how a publisher creates cover art? Me, too! I got an amazing insight when my audiobook publisher, Brilliance Audio, sent me the proposed cover art for my historical romance, IN MY WILDEST DREAMS (Governess Brides.) Some images aren’t licensed for publication on my website so can’t be included, but take a moment and browse… Read More


All Your New Book Questions Answered!

on October 16, 2019

I have three confessions: I’ve got the scar of a gunshot on my forehead. I don’t remember an entire year of my life. My name is Kellen Adams … and that’s half a lie. That’s the start of my upcoming thriller, DEAD GIRL RUNNING. So many of you, after you read that, asked questions, including, “Is… Read More


Christina Dodd And The Banana Book Tour

on April 1, 2018

Recently, I toured to autograph FORGET WHAT YOU KNOW, so let’s enjoy a re-run of… THE BANANA BOOK TOUR! Before I was published, I thought going on a book tour would be glamorous, a time filled with fine hotels, fine food and adoring fans. Book tour is grueling, funny, wonderful, surprising, embarrassing and exhausting, often all… Read More


Christina Dodd’s Stone Circle Rocks

on June 15, 2016

If you’re a newsletter friend or regularly visit my website or follow me on social media, you know that The Husband built me … er, us a stone circle. Every year on the summer solstice we go out and watch the sunrise. The temperature is cool, so The Husband builds a roaring fire (actually, he… Read More