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Author Patricia Crandall has whipped up some real, down-home cooking, brimming with friendship, and served with three sides of simple adventure."
-Peter David Orr, Beachfront Press Publisher
Welcome to My Writing Corner
Fireflies shimmer in dark meadowlands, sparkling the woodland. Fairyflies flicker inside rounded bottles in rooms of sleepy-eyed children...
Tales of an Upstate New York Bottle Miner
Old bottles have an interesting story to tell. Through Tales of an Upstate New York Bottle Miner, you will discover how one generation's...
Through A Country Window
Reclining in my favorite, low rocking chair inside a calico blue kitchen scented by pumpkin spice muffins, I gaze through the window to a...
Fog enshrouds the lake as spiders weave lacy webs, creating dew drop necklaces aglitter in opalescent light
Three boys in a sandbox ages four, six and nine. Tears stream down one face followed by uproarious whines... my place, my shovel, my...
Changing endless beauty, slips from one season to the next like the first breath of a wetted fawn. Crystal-like snow weaves a winter...
Passage In drifting waves A jewel of a lake Unable to rein in my gaze Earth...sky
A hairsbreadth of imagination brings back the child you were. Now, strong and mature, all feminine allure I watch you chase sugar spun...
Echoes from the Deep
Echoes from the ocean's deep eke out of pink horned shells embraced by sand. Waves somersault over shorelines rushing back rolling sound...
After the Rain
Gold cones on pine trees hang like prisms in a painted lady’s ear
fresh air the lake sparkles winds dance, caressing trees colossal dark clouds shroud high sun thunder
Crested bird too big for his britches streaks through woodland a brilliant blue
Buckets of Blueberries
Flannel-jacketed campers huddle against rough winds buffeting the lake's edge filling tin pails with last of the blueberries
The Red Gondola and the Cova
I am thrilled to announce the release of my latest novel, The Red Gondola and the Cova. "Nine-year-old Caroline Wilkes slips away from...
Gather bits and pieces out of the dust gypsy hearts! Color your semblage, brighten, you must. It is spring!
The Dog Men
I'm so excited to share with you news of the third printing of my YA/teen book, The Dog Men, recently published by Havah Publishing, LLC!
Outside, the snow Is wintry bright. Inside, my heart’s A spring delight. Be My Valentine.
A Collection of Ribbons
Christmas illusions linger long after gifts lay exposed beneath a glittering pine. Ribbons are collected in a gold and silver box,...
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