Monday, April 12, 2010


The romance world can be a tight-knit world. This weekend, I did one of the no-so-fun things that naturally comes in a community. On Saturday, with a van full of romance authors, I drove more than two hours to attend the funeral of a good friend's husband.

I've known Roz Denny Fox, a beloved SuperRomance author for more than a decade. We have the kind of memories that knit friendships together . My favorite is me and Georgina Devon in one car - I'm in the lead. Roz and Kit Dee in the following car, and we're heading for an event. I am the only one who knows the way. I drive 60 mph; Kit drives 30 mph. Georgina and Roz were continuously on the cellphone loudly singing a SLOW DOWN/SPEED UP song. That's just one memory.

With Roz, if you become her friend, you become her husband's friend, too.

He was the kind of husband who stands by a romance writer, who brags about her books and attends her book signings.

The kind of husband who lives a romance with the wife who writes them.

Nuff said.


  1. You are so right. I know Roz and her husband was such a sweetheart. I'm sure she will miss him so much. They always found a place for me to sit with them at any event. That says something about a person. We all like to have a place at the table.

    Roz, we love you and you have my hugs and prayers.

  2. Denny was a sweetheart, always laughing.

  3. I don't know Roz but please let her know my prayers and thoughts are with her. I lost my beloved on Aug. 18, 2009 and this is a strange journey to be on - but God is faithful.

    Please feel free to give her my email address Betsy.


  4. I'm sorry I missed it. I only met Denny once, but I know how supportive he was of Roz. He'll be sorely missed. My thoughts and prayers were with you gals on Saturday.

  5. Oh, how sad. I'm so sorry, Pamela.

  6. Pamela,
    I'm sorry to hear this. I met Roz and Denny at the RWA conference in Dallas in '96. Everything you've said is so true. My prayers are with her.

  7. Thanks everyone. I know Roz knows she's being thought of. And, look how many of you knew her.


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