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A series of articles from Dr. Dana Perkins’ (her deepest fear and so many secrets) perspective relating her insights on Vicki’s blog.  As the articles are released, clicking the images below will take to you them.

So Many Secrets, a novel about Dana’s life in Shutter Lake. Release 10/11.


Her Deepest Fear, a short read about Dana’s life before Shutter Lake. Released 9/7.


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Protect the Kids

  “If we are not protecting them, we are failing them.  It’s that simple…and that complex.” –Dr. Dana Perkins     Children are vulnerable and it is up to the adults to protect and nurture them.  To give them what they need to grow and flourish into well-balanced,...

It’s Thursday! Say Hello to Ana (Luciana) Perez from WHAT SHE KNEW!

Meet my friend, Ana Perez.  Ana is a quiet woman, strong and spirited but always understated.  For a long time, I wondered how those things could co-exist without keeping her torn apart.  Now I know the answer, and you’ll discover it, too, in her BREAKDOWN story, what...

The Perfect Town

The Perfect Town:  Shutter Lake, CA By Vicki Hinze    The perfect town.  We dream about it.  Fantasize about it.  Work toward getting there, and then on carving our personal niche into it.  We all want to live in the perfect town.   Our views of perfection might vary...

Contest News!

We're three weeks into celebrating the release of the BREAKDOWN series novels which means we have WINNERS and the Week 4 Contest to Announce!  The WINNERS first, because that's such fun.   WEEK THREE WINNER, a FACEBOOK user, Debra Underwood.  Congratulations, Debra!...

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