Afro-Bougie Blues: A Collection of Short Fiction

“You will find yourself not wanting this book to end.” Twelve stories – original, engaging and occasionally edgy. Watch each character experience a moment of tragedy, a challenge, a trouble, that makes them pause and reevaluate life. Abortion, alcoholism, obesity, adultery, a parent dying. Some funny. Some warm-hearted. Some tragic. All memorable. The stories transcend race; the characters are African-American, but the situations are universal. Read Afro-Bougie Blues and come away tou... [Read More...]

Carrie: An American Classic

Carrie Larsen left a small town in Ohio a week after graduating college in 1963 to explore the counterculture in the Great American West. Four years later, tired, she came back to her parents’ house. Perhaps for a week? Perhaps for years? Carrie becomes the town Veterinarian on Main Street. She balances her enthusiasm for sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll with a search for social justice, compassion, and a love for playing J.S. Bach on her mother’s concert grand piano. She never stops searchi... [Read More...]

From the Ruins (Winds of Change Book 1)

Something beautiful from something broken. Who am I? What am I supposed to be doing now? What is God’s plan for my life? Since becoming a widow, these questions have plagued Sandra Tolbrook to the point where she feels completely lost without her soul mate. After an ankle injury forces her to sell the family home, her three children convince her to move into Summerset Resort, a retirement village for over-50’s. With a tennis court, swimming pool and cinema, the resort had sounded so perfect... [Read More...]

Blind Date with a Billionaire Professor

She put him firmly in the friend zone, but he wasn’t giving up that easily. Abby Summerhill had a type—the unattainable player. When a friend set her up with handsome science professor, Colin Fitzgerald, she couldn’t believe her luck. He was tall, dark, and handsome, and made her stomach flip in the most amazing way. But something happened during the date that made her write him off completely, putting him firmly in the friend zone. Colin might be handsome, smart, and extremely wealthy, b... [Read More...]

The Music We Make

Surviving an accident that takes his mother’s life, twenty-two-year-old songwriter, Santiago DeAngelo is consumed by grief, guilt, and the opiates he is prescribed for his injuries. Nearing rock bottom, he receives inspiration for a song from his late mother. As he struggles to write it, he falls in love with Kitty Holladay, a music producer who offers a rare shot at fame with a hidden agenda. Kitty seduces him into the fast-paced world of pop music where he records a hit album while fighting... [Read More...]

Free: Murphy’s Luck

Master of a thousand hobbies but cursed from birth with a puzzling jinx, Murphy Drummer goes in search of a luck-free zone where the world might be spared from his mystifying whammy. Along the way, Murphy stumbles into charmed Joy Daley, hysterically upending her world and that of everyone in it. Love lucks. Over 500 rave reviews! Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

A Wedding to Celebrate

Josie Johnson has a passion for planning weddings, until the day everything goes wrong and her client threatens to personally escort her off the premises. The humiliation of that event makes her question her future as a professional wedding planner. Her mom convinces her to get back in the game by taking on a free client: an old family friend who turns out to be the worst bridezilla Josie has ever encountered. After Brady Alexander’s home burns down, he rents a room from an older couple and l... [Read More...]

Free: Bongs For Steve

A desperately critical narrator finds the seeds of his redemption in past episodes of abandonment. Burnt-out copy editor Seamus Cullen is placed on leave in midlife, over absenteeism from his newspaper job. Invited to reflect upon happier days, he finds himself reconstructing euphoric binges he had shared with friends in his 20s. As he immerses himself in the moods of these sessions, painting-in context and fleshing out dialogue, he begins to re-evaluate the relationships that produced them. Fr... [Read More...]