Author

Newspaper, magazine, online, 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 Herald – columnist 2006 – 2008
  • Main Line Times – features
  • Pottstown Mercury – publicity pieces
  • The Bulletin – various 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 online magazine – 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 – various online 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 Digestnon-fiction short story – fall 2017

Future publications:

  • Live – non-fiction short stories – 4/2018 and 10/2019
  • Untying the Shadows – novel – 2018
  • Standard – short story – fall 2018

 

 


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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 wedding, an unexpected reunion, and a picture posted on Facebook together become the keys that unlock old family secrets to the cold-case mystery.

 

Coming in 2018!

 

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.