Through the Open Door

Through the Open Door

Boston, MA 1880…A sequel to award-winning, Kitchen Canary, Through the Open Door is narrated by the person who, in an act of desperation, murdered Charles Brennan. The killer recounts the abuse inflicted by Brennan and describes the final acts of cruelty that led to his murder. We find the characters seven years later, free of Brennan’s abuse and control, and learn how their pasts as immigrants and slaves influence the paths they choose. Through the Open Door celebrates the struggles and successes of the children of immigrants and freed slaves and serves as a reminder that throughout the generations, joy, acceptance, heartbreak, and loss are a part of every family’s story. $.99 on Kindle.

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Lessons From My Mother’s Life

Lessons From My Mother’s Life
It was the 1950s. The war was over and women could go back to being happy housewives. But did they really want to?

Women should have been contented to live a Leave it to Beaver life in the mid-20th century. They should have been fulfilled. Women’s magazines told them so. Advertisers told them so. Doctors and psychologists told them so. Some were. But some weren’t.

In the 1950s, women were sold a bill of goods about who they were and who they should be as women. Some bought it. But some didn’t.

These five stories are about the women who didn’t.

A teenage bride sees her future mirrored in Circe’s twisted face. A woman’s tragic life serves as a warning about the dangers of too much maternal devotion. And the lives of two women intersect during two birthday parties, changing both of them. These and other moving tales of strength, discovery, and hope are about our mothers and grandmothers and the lessons their lives have to teach us. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Water is Wider

Water is Wider

A young girl runs away, searching for her father. A woman who never ventured beyond the confines of home and work sees her world-shattering. Her mother dies, the company falls on hard times, and she faces losing her house. This contemporary woman’s novel tells how these two lives intersect, and how strangers’ bonds can be stronger than bloodlines. $2.99 on Kindle.

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Free: Living Lies (Agent Ward Novels Book 1)

Free: Living Lies (Agent Ward Novels Book 1)

The adventure begins with Living Lies. Meet secret agent Melanie Ward, who quits the spy game, after 10 years, when a justly earned promotion is snatched away by her nemesis, the arrogant and smug, Son-of-a-Senator. After moving back home to live with her parents, Melanie quickly learns that is easier living a life of danger as a spy, then at home with her mother.

Melanie Ward is a strong female character who excels at her job but is a little vulnerable when it comes to her personal life. This series is a Mashup of action/adventure romance and comedy.

Second Chance (Book2 of the Agent Ward Novels)
Heat Wave (Book 3 of the Agent Ward Novels)
Chase (Book 4 of the Agent Ward Novels)
Shock Wave (Book 5 of the Agent Ward Novels)
Mind Games ( Book 6 of the Agent Ward Novels)

Top Amazon rankings of ebook categories for “Living Lies”
#1 in Action & Adventure
#1 in Spy Stories & Tales of Intrigue
#14 in Top 100 Kindle eBooks. Free on Kindle.

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Reckless Beginnings

Reckless Beginnings
Tammy Mellows wanted the white picket fence family lifestyle but instead, she got a nightmare.

How will she survive and protect her child?

Tammy’s had a plan. Move to the U.S. and follow the white picket fence dreams she’d always had. Steven seemed nice, but there were clues she’d missed. He became abusive.

After she had the baby, it got worse.

Steven was addicted to heroin.

Thrown into a life of drugs and violence, Tammy lived in fear of what Steven might be capable of and struggled alone to provide for her young son. She longed for any sign of hope. Then he hit her.

Could she escape?

Who would be there for her?

Based on true events $0.99 on Kindle.

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Shadow of the Taj

Shadow of the Taj
When Leslie Matthews travels to India with her husband, she doesn’t expect her life to change. But then she meets Raveena, an orphan desperate for help. Haunted by the secrets she harbors, Leslie fights to rescue the girl from a sordid underworld that exploits women and girls. Through her struggles to save another, Leslie makes peace with her past and discovers what’s been missing from her life. $3.99 on Kindle.

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Far Away Home: A Historical Novel of the American West: Aislynn’s Story (Book 1)

Far Away Home: A Historical Novel of the American West: Aislynn’s Story (Book 1)
In post-Civil War New York City, sixteen-year-old Aislynn Denehy cannot find a job, she has no place to live and no family to help her. Some might think this is a problem; Aislynn believes it is an opportunity, but she has a lot to learn. No formulaic romance, Aislynn’s journey begins in New York City and leads her to a Utah mining camp where she must cope with three very different men. The novel races through authentic experiences involving historical events until it erupts in an unexpected ending. In today’s troubled world, FAR AWAY HOME will make you believe no matter how many challenges fate sends your way, the human spirit can triumph. $0.99 on Kindle.

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A Dog’s Hope

A Dog’s Hope
Nothing Toby did was ever good enough for his father, but he never expected his father to abandon him. He loses hope, until golden retriever, Buddy, follows him home from school.

From that day, Buddy never leaves Toby’s side, showing loyalty and love. But when disaster strikes and Toby’s life changes, will Buddy be able to give Toby the strength he needs? $0.99 on Kindle.

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The Traveler of Truth (Sojourner Truth) America’s First Superhero

The Traveler of Truth (Sojourner Truth) America’s First Superhero

A slave woman escapes with her infant daughter in the dead of winter then returns to the town she had escaped from to legally outwit her former master, winning freedom for her abused son. She then went on to fight for women’s rights and laid the groundwork for allowing women to vote. All the while, risking her life to help other slaves and abolish slavery. Amazingly, she wasn’t able to read or write but met with three presidents, hundreds of politicians, gave speeches to crowds all over the country, found jobs for freed slaves. She spoke in front of congress. Challenged the first desegregation laws and helped shape the future of America becoming a national hero during the Civil War.

America’s First Real Superhero nobody hears about, The Traveler of Truth (Sojourner Truth).

This is not the normal boring documentary about Sojourner Truth. This is real. Her personal story. Why she escaped. The people she met. The problems she had to overcome. How she became so intertwined into American History and why the nation loved her. $5.99 on Kindle.

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Birdie & Jude

Birdie & Jude
 

A chance meeting, as a hurricane barrels toward Galveston Island, melts two lives together in the present. However, something from the past is responsible for their undeniable connection. Their histories in a recognizable sphere couldn’t be any different, but Birdie’s never moved in recognizable spheres. Her past is all contained on the island and everyone knows her, an eccentric woman from a prominent family, but do they really know her? And, Jude has lived in foster homes all over Texas. Recently graduated with her Master’s Degree, she intended to leave for a backpacking trip in Europe. Until she sprawled on the beach in Galveston she was anonymous, but Birdie recognizes her for who she truly is. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Free: The Tortilla Star

Free: The Tortilla Star
Bette finds that love can come in different forms – one that unlike her professional work as an accountant, she doesn’t control, that isn’t orderly, and is highly unpredictable. Though she’s six inches taller and hasn’t gotten past Spanish 101, she relishes being drawn into a rich, passionate adventure with Marco, an undocumented immigrant. Free on Kindle.

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Free: Erasing the Past

Free: Erasing the Past

The Time Traveler’s Wife meets The Notebook.

It all began with a laugh. In 1968, as chemistry major Joe Holly headed to class, it was the sound of Kate Taylor’s laugh that caused him to fall for her, even before he glimpsed her face. And once he found her, he knew he would do anything to get her, and later, everything to keep her.

Set against the backdrop of medical and technological advancement as well as corporate politics, Erasing the Past is a novel about love, betrayal, ambition, illusion, and second chances. Free on Kindle.

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Jane Digby’s Diary

Jane Digby’s Diary

Jane Digby lives in a time when women follow the rules. She will not. $2.99 on Kindle.

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Free: Jane Doe – Scarlett

Free: Jane Doe – Scarlett

Left as a newborn to die in a dumpster, she has no name. Tossed from state-run orphanages to a string of foster homes, she has no family.

Growing up hard, fast and street smart, she’s accomplished in hand to hand combat and accurate with a gun. With no money for college, she enlisted in the US Marine Corps out of high school and was quickly plucked from her unit when her sharp shooting and intellectual skills outshined her male counterparts.

With no known past, she is deemed a perfect fit to a task force Washington denies exists. A selective assassin for the United States government, Jane Doe tracks known terrorists on domestic soil.

Dispatched to Atlanta, Georgia with a kill assignment, Jane is tracking number Thirteen on The List. Her cover is secure in the library where she volunteers and her identity kept quiet until a journalist shows up on a tip to research a name and number she knows well—Three.

Now she’ll be forced to choose between the target she desperately wants to eliminate for personal reasons and the assignment she’s been given, all while keeping the reporter from getting himself killed or worse, falling for Jane.

Possessing a fertile imagination and a penchant for executing improvised but brilliant plans, Jane is a killing machine with ice running through her veins. Every time she goes to a different town, two things are certain: she’ll have a new name and someone is going to die. Free on Kindle.

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Dancing Between the Beats

Dancing Between the Beats

What happens when expectations clash with reality? At Desert DanceSport Ballroom Studio, misunderstood intentions and ego-driven altercations turn everyone’s lives upside down: Katherine Carrington, narcissistic studio owner; Marcos Stephanos, silver-fox dance master; Paige Russell, the newest and youngest dance instructor who’s hiding a life-changing secret. $8.99 on Kindle.

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One Daughter at a Time

One Daughter at a Time

Weak-willed Julie finds herself alone with four daughters and one on the way. She panics and moves to Glyth House, an old mansion in Minnesota. She’d always relied on Dan, but he’s gone, leaving her to raise their daughters alone. With the help of their new community, can Julie conquer a crisis, grow a backbone and teach the girls all they need to know, one daughter at a time? $0.99 on Kindle.

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City in a Forest

City in a Forest

Hidden in the heart of Atlanta, a pristine forest shimmers with magic, but an unscrupulous developer plans to flatten Silver Park—unless two brave women can stop him. Arden Collier risks losing her home. Parker Gozer owns most of Arden’s secret forest, which is rooted in Atlanta’s rich African-American history. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Free: The Power of a Love Song

Free: The Power of a Love Song
“Fans of sassy southern characters and irresistibly sticky romances will love “The Power of a Love Song.”

Alison Evans is pretty sure her guardian angel is getting stoned. Her husband is divorcing her, her past is haunting her, her future is terrifying her, her mother is infuriating her, a mystical realtor is casting spells for her, and her friends are dragging her on a road trip to Miami. Her dog is the only thing in her life that seems normal.

When an old lover shows up, hope begins to stir. He has the same sense of humor, same sexy smile, and there’s that way he has of gazing into her eyes as if he can see straight into her soul—but can she trust him? Heaven help her and get that angel in line. Free on Kindle.

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