Newest Publishing Info for Fall of 2021
My entertaining, political satire novelette, The Rocky Retreat, will be published in ebook under my pen name on November 5, 2021.
Environmentalist Callie and her best friend go on a save-the-wetlands-and-wildlife retreat in a small town nestled in the Rocky Mountains. During those four days, Callie and her friend encounter much more than altitude, jagged peaks, sparkling rivers, and welcoming townspeople. On the contrary, adversaries of all stripes litter their vacation with protest clashes, chemically-laden products, and dangerous weapons. While Callie and her friend fight for the survival of the wetlands and wildlife, will they survive the retreat?
My novella, Behind the Stone House, will be published on November 15, 2021.
Grieving widow Gabrielle discovers her deceased husband’s cousin Jordan is homeless. While navigating through her painful loss, she feels compelled to help him. But amid her good intentions stands a belligerent homeless man hunting down Jordan for a past wrong. Gabrielle swallows her fear and focuses on aiding Jordan, giving her a new purpose in life. But Gabrielle’s good intentions take her one step too far.
Publishing Info for Early 2021
My novel, What She Didn’t Know, was published under my pen name on March 1, 2021.
Growing up with an alcoholic abusive father, Michaela, Gloria, and Seraphima carry deep internal wounds into adulthood that taint their relationships. When a tragic event shatters their world and a long-held family secret is discovered, will they be able to repair their broken ties and heal from the past?
Publishing Info for 2020
My debut novel, Passage of Promise, was published on May 1, 2020.
Marina’s relationships have a rocky history, with a controlling mother, distant sister, and a string of lousy boyfriends. In the midst of her troubles, Marina’s family discovers her four-year-old nephew, Christopher, is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Her mother orders her to go to the Greek island of Santorini to retrieve her great-grandmother’s wonder-working icon of Saints Anna and Mary for healing of her nephew. Fearing Christopher’s condition and desiring separation from her family, Marina accepts the trip with little deliberation. But when she reaches the island and the church that houses the icon, she finds it’s been stolen. Marina recruits a high school English teacher vacationing on the island, to help her search for her great-grandmother’s precious heirloom. During the search, she finds more than the icon.
Published Info for 2018
In April 2018, my short story written in 2015 called Summer Memories, was published in Scribes Publishing’s anthology, called Take a Mind Trip. It is available through amazon.
On January 20, 2018, my short play written in 2015 called “Falling Up Stairs” was performed at a local theater’s small stage on their Open Mic night. You can watch the approximately 7-minute video here.