Living Room Lawyer is launched! I am so happy to finally be making this, my first Living Room Lawyer blog entry.  It is not happening the way I thought it would.  I have been collecting notes, making plans, doing entries in Word and in Pages getting ready for this spectaculous occasion-did I just make up… [Continue Reading]

What a blessing it is to be able to do the work you love.  Do you get to do what you love?  Do you spend time in gratitude about your work and then find that more and more comes in?  I am so excited about my debut novel, Crosstown Park, coming out in October. I… [Continue Reading]

BY THE BOOK! How do you like the name of my new author blog? I decided to move Living Room Lawyer to my website and there will be lots of neat posts there too. By the Book still has a bit of a lawyer flavor. I will always have the law as my prism.… [Continue Reading]

BY THE BOOK CROSSTOWN PARK booksignings this weekend-one at the Barnes & Noble in Beaumont at Parkdale Mall and tomorrow I will be at the Texas Book Festival in Austin at the Mystery Writers table-come see me! I cannot tell you the exhilarating feeling it is to be getting to do these events. And next… [Continue Reading]

BY THE BOOK:  THE GREATEST GIFT Today is the Book Launch Party for Crosstown Park at Patrenella’s Corleone Room, a beautiful place that I love so much.  So many friends and readers will be there to celebrate the book with me.  I woke up with the joy of a child today and remembered some things… [Continue Reading]


CROSSTOWN PARK is a social/legal thriller with a spiritual twist.  Alex Stockton’s impulsive decision to represent Jose catapults her into an unfamiliar world and an impossible trial.  Her perfect record and judicial future depend upon the outcome. Add-To-Cart2

This thriller and courtroom drama is a definite page turner and also delivers a powerful message about the deeper meaning of life. —  Co-author of the New York Times #1 bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series

Jack Canfield