Author

Newspaper, magazine, and book publications:

  • Berks Mont News Group (Boyertown Times, South Berks News, Hamburg Item, Tri-County Record, et.al.) columnist  2008 – present
  • Montgomery Newspapers (Ticket)columnist 2008 – 2014
  • The Times Heraldcolumnist 2006 – 2008
  • Main Line Times  features
  • Pottstown Mercurypublicity pieces
  • The Bulletin  features – real estate, food, trends – 2008
  • Philadelphia Inquirer – essay/opinion/editorials
  • The Gem – short stories – 2/2012,  8/2012, 7/2015; poetry –  3/2013, 8/2016
  • Delaware Beach Life Magazine poetry – 9/2010, 7/2012, 10/2012, 11/2015
  • DreamSeekers magazine (online) – poetry – 2011
  • Harpstring Magazine – fiction – spring 2012
  • Indian Life poetry – 1/2012
  • The Christian Journal poetry – 2012
  • Time of Singing poetry – 2012
  • The Lutheran Journal  essays – 2012, 2017
  • Heavenly Company:  Entertaining Angels Unaware non-fiction in a book collection – 8/2012
  • Animal Wellness Magazine  short story – 11/2012
  • Seek human interest story – winter edition 2012- 2013
  • I Choose You fiction in a book collection – 12/2012
  • I Believe in Healing non-fiction in a book collection – 4/2013
  • Standard short stories – 8/2013, 4/2015, 11/2016
  • Generosity.org – features
  • Her Glass Heart  debut novel – 12/2013
  • Mysterious Ways Magazine short story – Sept./Oct. 2015
  • Guidepost’s Mysterious Ways: More than Coincidence – non-fiction  in a book collection – 5/2016
  • The Vision human interest story – 6/2016
  • Light and Life Magazine –  human interest story – 7/2016
  • In Celebration of Mothers poetry in a book collection – 11/2016
  • The Lutheran Message – human interest story – winter 2016/2017
  • Live human interest short story – 1/2017
  • The Lutheran Digest – non-fiction short story – fall 2017
  • Live non-fiction short story 4/2018
  • Untying the Shadows – novel 6/2018

Future publications:

  • Standard – short story – fall 2018
  • Live – non-fiction short story –  10/2019
  • Beyond the Roses – novel – winter 2019

 

 


Her Glass Heart

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Part mystery, part romance, with an inspirational message for women, Her Glass Heart,   according to critics, is similar in tone/style to Colleen Coble. Neither chick lit nor literary but a blend of the two in a unique voice.

“A well-told tale… a compelling story… Cantell has the indispensable skill of a storyteller…” – Philadelphia Inquirer

When Jordanna Bronson attends college on a beautiful campus in St. David’s, Pennsylvania-the former estate home of her aunt and uncle, socialites John and Adelaide Colton-all is not what it seems to be. What really happened that tragic August morning those many years ago?  If only Jordanna could remember…

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Untying the Shadows

My second novel is another twisting timeline mystery. Tess Thompson’s father dies mysteriously just days after Christmas when she is a little girl. Decades later, an out-of-town trip, an unexpected reunion, and a picture posted on Facebook together become the keys that unlock old family secrets to the cold-case mystery.

Just released June 26, 2018

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Anthologies

My work is included along with other great writers in these short story anthologies that speak of miraculous healing, angelic encounters, and sweet romance.

Click on image to see a one minute video of Guidepost’s Mysterious Ways.