Beyond the Ashes

BEYOND THE ASHES THE GOLDEN GATE CHRONICLES | BOOK 2 Published 6/2015 by Abingdon Press. (ISBN-10: 1426781415. ISBN-13: 978-1426781414) She’s had her love and lost it. He’s still missing his heart’s desire. Is it really better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all?  Where better to rebuild and face one’s fears than […]

Out of the Ruins

OUT OF THE RUINS THE GOLDEN GATE CHRONICLES | BOOK 1 Published 5/2014 by Abingdon Press. (ISBN: 9781426780578,ISBN: 9781426787331) A shaky prayer. A shattered faith. A city in ruins. What–or who–will bring Abby back to God? “God save her. I’ll do anything. Just make her better. And You’d better be listening, God, because if You dare take […]

Mistaken

MISTAKEN  (Published 2013, Abingdon Press). Since booze and prohibition have made criminals out of every man in her world, Laurie Burke resolves to find at least one honorable man to fill her life. Convinced that handsome newcomer Daniel Shepherd is connected with her brother’s rum-running gang, Laurie quickly scratches his name off her list. Daniel […]

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Nameless “old man photos” have a story you won’t believe!

I wandered aimlessly through the Oregon antique shop until a framed set of three portraits stopped me in my tracks. The man’s ragged beard reminded me of the famous naturalist, John Muir. I glanced at the tag. “Old Man Photos,” was the only description. I hate seeing orphaned photos. Everyone has a name, a story. As […]

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Setting Goals for Fall

I don’t know about you, but it’s been a super-busy couple of weeks for me. I’m ready for a book and a hammock. Who else feels that way? Instead, I’m going to do a little organizing and let you know what’s happened this month and what is coming up this fall. Ready? WINNER First off, I need to […]

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