The St. Lawrence River’s moods

As in all my Thousand Islands Gilded Age stories, in Colleen’s Confession, Colleen Sullivan comes to love the St. Lawrence and Comfort Island. She loves to draw it and dreams of growing in the craft. But tragedy strikes… Read More

Meet author Susan G Mathis

Just for fun, I thought you’d enjoy a Meet the Author blog with me. Tell us about your newest book. It’s the summer of 1914 and Colleen Sullivan conceals secrets when she joins her aunt on Comfort Island… Read More

My newest BOOK BABY!

Colleen’s Confession Thousand Islands Brides, Book 4 Colleen’s Confession is set in 1914 on Comfort Island. Colleen Sullivan conceals secrets when she joins her aunt on Comfort Island to work in the laundry and await her betrothed’s arrival…. Read More

Casa Blanca, New York

The wonderful white summer home, Casa Blanca, is one of the most well-preserved Gilded Age cottages along “Millionaire’s Row” in the Thousand Islands and the setting for my latest novella, Reagan’s Reward. Set on the downriver tip of… Read More

The Thousand Islands Gilded Age

The American Gilded Age was a time of rapid technical advances, industrialization, and thousands of new inventions from about 1870-1910. Mark Twain coined the term in his 1873 novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today that satirizedthe era… Read More

Thousand Islands Vacation Planner

After reading my Thousand Islands Gilded Age books, dozens of you have said that the Thousand Islands is now on your Bucket List. So, to help you plan for your great adventure, I thought I’d give you some… Read More

Thousand Islands Book Tour…and more

I can’t wait! I’ve been waiting all year for these next few weeks to visit the Thousand Islands and the beauty that it holds. I’ll be doing several book signings in the area, enjoy visiting family and friends,… Read More

A Glimpse of the Grandeur

Just for fun, here’s an excerpt from Devyn’s Dilemma: Devyn took one step into the entryway and stopped dead in her tracks. “And he deceived me about this being a hunting lodge. I had no idea it was… Read More

Devyn’s Dilemma…an excerpt

I hope you’ve had a chance to enjoy Devyn’s Dilemma, book two of The Thousand Islands Gilded Age series. If not, I wanted to whet your interest with a short excerpt: The scent of lavender pleased Brice’s senses… Read More

Happy Birthday to Devyn’s Dilemma!

Happy Birthday, Devyn’s Dilemma. My second book in the Thousand Islands Gilded Age series has finally released! Here’s the storyline: Longing for love, can she escape the shadows that follow her to Dark Island? 1910, Thousand Islands, New… Read More