The Gray Predators
When a deadly trio of elderly con artists breeze into town and target the woman he loves, a retired real estate developer uses his position as president of a senior citizens group to investigate their pasts. By doing so, he unwittingly puts his life, and the lives of his friends, in mortal danger.
SHELTER ME intertwines the tribulations of young versus old, love verses dependency, good losses versus bad when two women are thrown into a friendship by events beyond their control. They teach each other to empower their own lives, leave the past behind and embrace their own new future. This novel explores polar-opposite traumas: widowhood, and spousal abuse – topics often explored singularly. Here the author tells of her characters’ pain and grief and how they help each other onto the road to a stable life. Shelter Me should be required reading for all professionals who work with victims of domestic violence and their families. It will serve as an inspiration to those who suffer from such violence as well. Ethan S. Rofman, M.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry Boston University School of Medicine “Shelter Me” is a riveting and honest account for women everywhere who have gone through the hell of domestic violence. Paula Darois-Verlicco, LPN
Can secrets ruin a friendship? Natalie is about to find out. Less Natalie Noel lives in the same Wyoming town where she grew up, but she isn’t home. Natalie’s content to stay in her hole of self-pity until Marcela Brookes moves to town. The pretty newcomer offers Natalie something she hasn’t had in a long time—friendship. Marcela should be easy for Natalie to ignore, except she’d make the perfect match for Natalie’s single, younger brother.
OLIVIA BENSON’S life was on target, great boyfriend, respectable major, loving parents. She didn’t have time for the unknown, but when Olivia’s estranged grandmother dies, leaving her an unexpected inheritance- the unknown is all she can think about. Olivia will never forget the last time she saw Grandma Amelia-all those years ago, crying next to the open floorboards for someone Olivia had never heard of before. Olivia never did tattle on her-but now it would seem as if Amelia wanted her secrets found, and she knew exactly who could find them. Living in her grandmother’s tiny town and old house, Olivia begins her search. Rendezvous’ residents can’t keep their eyes off her, the new girl. And living next door to Logan-her alluring neighbor, is making her forget everything and everyone she left behind.
Knight of Light
Miranda discovered sometimes people aren’t what they seem – not even close. Considering her own secrets, this shouldn’t be much of a surprise. Complicating her life are two mysterious men, hot enough to melt chocolate, single-mindedly pursuing her. Miranda’s confusion is justified though, because men of their caliber don’t usually notice someone like her. Miranda soon discovers the abilities she possesses, others are desperate to control – at any price. Powers such as hers have never been so seductive, but can one of these men truly be her Knight of Light.
While investigating the murder of a man, found staked to a tree with a poisoned dart through his open mouth, Detective Roman Crain is pulled into an international search for the missing pages to a formula for a medical breakthrough. The clues lead him from Las Vegas, Nevada to Peru, Amsterdam, and beyond. Can he find the culprit trying to sell the missing pages to this life-saving formula? Will he be able to protect the people around him, and save the woman he loves from imminent danger?
Beneath the Glitter
This time, what happened in Vegas isn’t staying there. From 1950 to the present day, follow Bruce’s politically incorrect life. From his antics while hitchhiking to Vegas with a 400lb friend, to his shuttle service for the Ladies after the police dump them outside of town, he tells it like it happened. Attend wild parties with him and see through the employee’s eyes how the casinos cheat their customers. Be with him when his gotcha moment arrives and he gets back at a girl who broke his heart, many years later. All-in-all, these humorous and heartwarming stories will have you laughing yourself off your chair and wiping the tears away to keep reading.
A Twist in Crime
A collection of tales with a unique twist, crime stories readable in one sitting. The author developed the idea of this novel based on a narrator telling several short stories while traveling from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. “My flight often ended just about the time a story reached a place where I hated to put it down.” Each chapter being a stand-alone short story the reader doesn’t have to wait for the flight back home to find out “who done it.” Each tale is held together by a crime, one in which the narrator is involved. The author developed these stories from three main sources, news articles, tidbits of info gleaned from overheard conversations and her vivid imagination.
Rory’s Choice is a novel shaped by fifteen-year-old Rory’s decision to befriend the new neighbor boy. This secret friendship is the catalyst for all kinds of changes—helping her father’s tortured past shows her how complicated doing the right thing can get. When her secret relationship with the neighbor boy is revealed, she will be forced to face the rumor-mill herself. The snide comments don’t hurt near as much when she’s dipped into her first kiss.