BOOK 1 OF THE NIGHTMARE TRILOGY: THE TASTE OF VIOLETS
The violent thunderstorm that caused two planes to crash in WWII began a saga that extended generations. This is a story of sacrifice and trauma, where family love defeats fear and hate. From a Luftwaffe pilot of the Third Reich to an escaped American prisoner of the Vietcong, two former soldiers join forces in peacetime to defend the women who saved them during war.
BOOK 2 OF THE NIGHTMARE TRILOGY: IN THE GLOVED HAND
Little Katie has a secret; she's learning to speak German. After losing both parents and desperate for the security of a family, she leaves America and travels to join her grandparents in Belgium. When Nazi troops occupy their village early in WWII, Jeannette Cadieux prays to live long enough to keep Katie safe but they are completely at the mercy of the grim officer who holds their lives in his gloved hand. To the bitter villagers, it is only fair that the widow of Claude Cadieux now has the wolfish German in her house. Katie learns that the invaders are not always her worst enemies and that appearances are sometimes very different from the reality.
BOOK 3 OF THE NIGHTMARE TRILOGY: THE PHEASANT'S DAUGHTER
Her mother sent her to Europe to study art before WWII. Why did the villagers avoid the beautiful and talented Bernadette Orlay, even as they puzzled about why the younger American woman dared to study with her? In the darkest days of WWII, a garden created for Julie's mother before the Great War becomes a place of incredible beauty and exquisite danger, for her and for the bitter German Kommandant, Capt. Stephen Holtz. Canadian forces, little school children, and a faithful Belgian sheepdog deeply affect the lives of several families in St. Martin.
Native Tradition With A Modern Twist
Contemporary Mystery Romance
Kerri MacKay was a respected elementary school teacher in a progressive urban school system. Until the day she stopped traveling the path that someone else set for her.
Stumbling into the struggles of a Chippewa community on the edge of the wilderness, she discovered strengths she didn’t know she possessed and dangers she had not imagined. As she cultivated new friendships, she made a couple of dangerous enemies who had every reason for her to fail in her job.
A Woman What?
1950s Boston, the Mediterranean, Interpol: Mary's World is Spinning Fast
She is determined to make and break molds literally and figuratively as part of an extended Italian-American family in Boston during the 1950s. A Swiss preservation architect is equally determined that she won't. He's the nicest mean man she's ever met.
No one can escape the fun or the dangerous consequences when the large Belardo family starts WWIII on the North End. It will take the FBI and Interpol to end this conflict.
Desert War to Farmland
Healing, and Growing Family Legacies
Samantha defied every convention and purchased the old Parker homestead, using her college fund and her portion of the death benefit from her twin’s service-related death.
With the help of a vet who suffered from PTSD, the old farm was coming back to life, until arson brought the scrutiny of several police agencies. She soon learned that her most serious problem was not Ben Parker’s PTSD.
Mystery, romance, and a generous measure of humor resulted from Samantha’s discovery of an old recipe box.
Home to the Hill
Cultural Conflict, Loyalty, and Love
Forbidden old loyalties and new, untested friends put Maren in danger of losing her inheritance and soon, even her life.
In this early-1800s romantic mystery, Capt. Andrew Wolcott mistakenly believes his fighting days are over since Napoleon’s defeat, but someone more dangerous than the privateers targets adjoining English manors.
A flock of sheep, a magnificent herd sire named Black Knight, and a young boy all play key roles in life-and-death circumstances that grip two disparate families. Can love and trust overcome fear and greed, or will Maren’s mother succeed in a murderous scheme?
City Kids in the Mountains Growing Friendships
A stunning young woman from a Midwestern city, a New England couple with two boys and a flock of pregnant sheep, and a Mohawk agriculture teacher all mix it up in a mosaic of humor, danger, and family affection.
From the young brothers whose verbal sparring provides injections of humor daily, and from animal husbandry to house fires, Tracie will have to handle it. A high school teacher, one Lincoln Littlefox, becomes her biggest challenge of all.
Screenplays Adapted to Novels
A Trilogy of Police Action, Romance, and Family Adventure featuring a member of an Internationally renowned and respected police force; under review by that force at this time
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