Catching Currents

“Historical fiction at its very best . . . lots of laughs to go along with it.” Amazon Reviewer Unexpected attractions develop when Sally and her brother Will from sophisticated Boston encounter adventurous Caroline and her brother Teddie from the rugged Colorado frontier. But their courtships are soon ended as they find themselves pulled apart by vastly different ambitions. Yet as the thwarted lovers attempt to make their own way in a rapidly changing, turn-of-the-century nation, they find... [Read More...]

A Stream to Follow

When WWII ends, Bruce Duncan, a battlefront surgeon, returns home to a small town in Pennsylvania with plans of opening a general practice, fly fishing in his spare time, and forgetting the past. But the ravages of his war aren’t over. Haunted by images of soldiers he tried to save, his own near-death experiences, and the love he lost, Bruce has little respite before new battles grip him. His brother, a decorated fighter pilot, is sinking fast and rebels against Bruce’s attempts to help him... [Read More...]

HEIMAT

Heimat is an epic story of emigrants leaving post-WWI Germany in 1929 for America, intending to return someday to Neisse, their Heimat, as successful American citizens. Before leaving Germany, one emigrant’s plan began unraveling in Berlin’s Bahnhof, where he saved the life of an American diplomat. His heroism created a friendship with the diplomat and the three other emigrants that sustained them through misconceptions of the American dream, the Great Depression, assimilation into American... [Read More...]

The Murder of Sarah Grosvenor

In a small 18th century American village, where the streams ran cool and clean, the soil was loamy, and the people prospered, repeated attempts to end the pregnancy of a prominent young woman resulted in her gruesome death. The Murder of Sarah Grosvenor is a compelling work of historical fiction which revisits those shocking days of deceit, betrayal, and malevolence during the “Age of Enlightenment,” and then further imagines what led to the multiple arrest warrants which were finally issue... [Read More...]

The Bridge to Freedom

  A lot can happen in ten days. For ten days, take a peek into the lives of Violet, a domestic worker and her husband Everett a Pullman porter as they face the challenges of the times. Take a peek as they navigate a world where they must balance the demands of those whose expectations of them are firmly grounded in entitlement and control. Despite those demands Violet and Everett live abundantly in a culture rich in folklore and tradition where they are well-loved and respected. Take a pee... [Read More...]

Free: Charani’s Gift

At the dawn of modern psychiatry, two doctors encounter an astonishing young woman who will change medical history in this powerful novel of a time when the self was still a mystery, and magic was real. Based on real events, Charani’s Gift is the story of one remarkable young woman’s inner strength, reimagining the western frontier as the borderland between science and magic. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]