Dreams Deferred (April 2019) Amazon
Frances Matthew Hall is obedient to family tradition: all firstborn sons will serve as a priest. Now Matt officiates at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas. But when on Easter Sunday, he notices a beautiful young woman who takes his breath away, he must fight against his attraction to her or leave the priesthood and alienate his entire family.
Mary Louise Graham is a middle school teacher and devout catholic. Yet no amount of service to the community can ease the heavy load of guilt she carries. God can never forgive her unspeakable mistake. But when Father Matt tells her about a forgiving God through His son Jesus Christ, she’s free. Only thing, the Godly priest now means more to her than he should.
Can two people find their way to each other amidst insurmountable obstacles? Dreams Deferred is inspired by the author’s great grandfather and great grandmother’s story.
The Long Way Home Amazon (January 10, 2019)
David Maguire’s tour of duty in Germany is over, and he’s returning home to Oak Mountain, Alabama in search of a job. After a long flight from Frankfort, he shares an Uber with Dallas resident Jada Atwood.
Jada Atwood, a registered nurse midwife, is on her way to a medical conference in Queens. If only she could live up to her father’s legacy at the hospital where she works, she could prove worthy of his reputation. Marriage awaits yet her fiancé has yet to offer a ring.
When the Uber driver must make a stop to pick up a passenger at a Queens shopping center, two men who robbed a nearby bank commandeer the Ford as a getaway car. But when they discover two passengers, they have to get rid of the extra baggage.
After the kidnappers murder the Uber driver, David and Jada fear for their lives. Will they find their way home or die in a Pennsylvania forest?
Dancing in a Field of Daisies, a devotional Amazon (January 15, 2019)
The Christian walk is sometimes filled with potholes, rocky paths, and steep hills. Yet the Lord is there making the way straight. June Foster shares her journey—the joys and the trials—through fifty devotionals she’d written over the last ten years. Some are geared toward those of us who’ve reached the twilight years, yet all embrace the joy and peace only a life with Jesus can offer. Come alongside June as she explores God’s word and rejoices in the Lord. Leave your cares and join the dance in a field of daisies.
A Harvest of Blessings: Amazon (September 2018)
If there’s one thing Nadia Maguire knows, Jon Maguire robbed her of a godly marriage and left her in financial ruin. The night he was killed in an accident, guilt threatened to suffocate her. She wasn’t sorry he died.
When Nadia accidentally sits on a stranger’s lap in the graveyard where Jon is buried, she’s horrified to learn the good-looking guy with salt and pepper hair is her new boss.
Jared Abrams is a widower who longs to move on. He’s intrigued by the beautiful woman who puts God first in her life. But as their friendship grows, an unexpected obstacle separates them—his daughter Sarah. No one can replace her mother. Especially not Nadia Maguire whose son harmed her in high school.
If Nadia can’t find the funds to get her house ready to sell, she’ll have to balance two jobs with no time left to nurture a relationship with the man
Hometown Fourth of July: Amazon (June 2018)
When Max Tate meets Lynn at the Fourth of July celebration in their hometown of Ft. Freedom, Washington, he’s attracted to the curvaceous blond
. Lynn helps Max locate his birthmother, but when they take a ferry to Cascade Island in search of her, they’re too late. She died two weeks before. Now Max is mad at God and turns his back on the best friend he ever had—Lynn Marshall.
Lynn got lost in the crowd of her large family, their attention never stretching far enough to her lonely position as a middle child. Max declares his love for her, and she gives him her heart, but he hurls it back at her.
When he finally uncovers the truth about his birthmother, he’s stunned. After an orphaned boy makes an impact on their lives, will Max and Lynn discover their love for each other once again to celebrate another Fourth?
All Things New: Woodlyn Book 3 Amazon April 2018
The fraternity co-ed who coaxed Jillian Coleman upstairs that night is no more than a blur in her memory, but the consequences will haunt her forever. Ten years later, Riley Mathis, now a Christian, can’t tell Jillian he’s the father of the child she aborted. The truth will destroy them.
Out of Control: Woodlyn Book 2 Amazon April 2018
Tim Garrett saw Jess Colton back to health in Flawless but can’t control his own life. When Woodlyn Fellowship hires Tim as the new youth pastor, he’s still powerless over the uncontrollable anger he learned from his father. If he can’t escape the outbursts that hold him captive, he’ll lose his job. To further complicate his life, an unlikely church member devises a sinister scheme for his dismissal. Tim has one last chance at Camp Solid Rock. When he discovers a startling secret from a youthful adversary, can he save the boy’s life? Roxanne Ratner’s father abandoned her as a young girl, and now she doesn’t trust men. They’ll only hurt her. Shopping for designer clothes is a poor substitute for the love she craves. The new Christian fights old habits of holding on to a guy. After she tempts Tim to sin, she must seek his forgiveness. Can God cool Tim’s angry heart and teach Roxanne true beauty lies within?
A Home for Fritz: Amazon April 2018
All Brooke Cantrell wants is two weeks to live Brooke Radcliff’s life. But the one person who knows the truth resides in the room next to hers at Sunlight Peaks Guest Ranch. When Brooke falls in love with the handsome wrangler who works on the ranch, will her employer’s daughter tell him the truth Brooke hides? Garrett Bowman has finally found peace under Wyoming skies at Sunrise Peaks Guest Ranch. Never again will he return to the demanding corporate life in Seattle, Washington. But will the guests recognize him from the incriminating newspaper and magazine articles eighteen months ago? When Garrett’s dog, Fritz, is in grave danger, an intriguing guest helps Garrett get his golden doodle to the vet. As Fritz heals, he whines and begs until he can lay his head in Brooke Radcliff’s comfortable lap. Fritz has fallen in love, but so has Garrett. If Garrett discovers Brook’s secret, will he walk away from her? If Brooke learns Garrett’s true identify, will she turn from him like all the others?
Flawless Woodlyn Book 1 Amazon March 2018
Though Jess Colton gave his life to the Lord, he held onto an old habit. Fueled by alcohol, he spent a night with a girl from his past, defying his Christian principles. When he quit drinking to honor God, he discovered another addiction. Now he can’t manage his own life as his weight soars and diabetes threatens to claim him. Jess is baffled when the beautiful Holly Harrison declares her love.
Holly Harrison lived to please herself. But everything caught up with her in one moment of time when a destructive motorcycle accident altered her life forever. Nowhere else to turn, she looked to God for answers. Now, she’s convinced no Christian man would be attracted to her. She doesn’t plan on falling in love with the handsome Jess Colton seeing past his bulk to the godly, tender man within. When Jess drives a wedge between them, she loses hope of a future together? Can Holly overcome her handicap? Can Jess find control over his eating and his life? Only God has the answer.
Someone to Call His Own Amazon December 2017
When Nathan Stone’s older brother cheated him out of his inheritance, Nathan’s reduced to taking a job as an orderly, cleaning up bodily fluids, emptying bedpans, and scrubbing floors. Now he lives up to his last name with his heart of stone.
Haley Flannery must exercise all the patience she can muster when her supervisor asks her to train the new orderly. Though the guy’s good looking, he wears a constant scowl. But when Haley suspects foul play on the part of another nurse, Nathan helps Haley scout out the illegal actions.
Can Nathan find the family he’s always craved in the friendly town of Rockford? Will Haley reach Nathan’s heart of stone and lead him to the Savior she loves and worships?
An Accidental Kiss Amazon December 2017
Robin Greene loves her job as veterinarian tech at the San Diego Zoo. But she loves having her boss, the head vet at the zoo, as her boyfriend even more. When he invites her to a family dinner, she fully expects a proposal of marriage. But what can she say when she kisses the wrong guy?
A Christmas Kiss: Amazon December 2017
When student council secretary Haley Flannery volunteers to find someone to play Santa for the school Christmas dance, she quickly decides to ask the football team’s quarterback, Brett Sanford. But when he’s Dr. Jekyll one minute and Mr. Hyde the next, she’s supposed to believe his explanation that he has a twin brother. When Brett plays “Santa” at the school dance then shoves her away after she tries to kiss him, can she forget about the gorgeous guy and concentrate on the true meaning of Christmas?
Prescription for Romance: Amazon October 2017
Pharmacist Stephanie McCoy grew up in an opulent home with an aeronautical engineer father who never had time for her and a socialite mother who put clubs and charities before her daughter. Now as an adult, Stephanie’s looking for affirmation—and affection in the wrong place. Only thing, the guy she pursues is a Christian with solid moral values. When her mother becomes ill, Stephanie can’t imagine life without her.
Scott Townsend teaches history at the high school in Oak Mountain, Alabama, and lifts weights after school hours. His younger brother borrows a large sum from Scott’s father then disappears. But after Scott’s sibling returns penniless, Scott is furious at his parents’ acceptance of their wayward son. When Scott’s invited to a welcome-home celebration, he drives to the house but refuses to come inside though his father pleads with him.
After Scott confides in Stephanie about his bitterness toward his brother, the beautiful pharmacist offers Godly encouragement he never expected. Can Scott relinquish his pride and forgive his brother? Will Stephanie find faith in Scott’s God and allow Him to heal her heart? The sequel to Letting Go, the story is loosely based on the Biblical parable of The Prodigal Son.
Letting Go: Amazon June 2017.
When Pastor Zackary Lawrence lost his wife and unborn child, he couldn’t find the motivation to effectively pastor his church in Oak Mountain, Alabama. Now, six months later, the congregation has dwindled to less than a handful, and the bank forecloses on the building. Desperate, he takes a job at the local hardware store and reluctantly moves in with his parents.
Though Ella Russell has secretly been in love with Zack since high school, her hopes were shredded when he returned from seminary with a wife. Trying to forget the only guy she’s ever loved, she throws herself into her profession as a high school counselor.
Can God resurrect Zack’s life and allow him to finally discover the woman he’s always loved? If Ella entrusts her heart to Zack, will he shatter her hopes once more?
Misty Hollow: Amazon March 2017
Molly Cambridge determines to bring literacy to the people of Misty Hollow, but the town’s mayor opposes her at every turn. Dirt farmer, Joel Greenfield wants to own a dairy farm, but what are the chances? He can’t read. Will romance survive in the magnificent Appalachians? When two people are cultures apart, only God can bridge the gap.
Restoration of the Heart: Amazon January 2017
Though a Christian, Luke Chamberlain ignored his values and indulged in his beautiful fiancé’s world of alcohol, parties, and nights at her apartment. After rededicating his life to the Lord, he vows never to fall into the lifestyle again. When the state of Idaho’s Tourism Department offers his construction company the contract to renovate Silver Cliff, an 1890’s silver mining ghost town, he accepts.
Janie Littleton studied history in college because life in the past is simpler than the uncomfortable reality of the present. With her extra pounds, eye glasses, and mousy brown hair, no man would find her attractive. When she’s offered the job of project historian at the restoration of Silver Cliff, she accepts. But as Luke Chamberlain shows an interest in her, she doubts his sincerity. To make matters worse, someone claiming to be the miner who founded Silver Cliff in 1890 intimidates her with frightening midnight visits.
Can Luke convince Janie he’s in love with the godly woman she is? Can Janie hold onto her faith as she’s harassed by frightening appearances of old Ezra Barclay who died a hundred years ago?
Lavender Fields Inn: Amazon October 2016
Wren Tabor hopes the cool Colorado air at Lavender Fields Inn will heal her aching heart after her former boyfriend betrays her. When she literally bumps into handsome accountant Graham Maier, the painful memories from the past begin to fade. But after she sees Graham kissing another woman, she figures no man can be trusted.
Graham Maier needs to prove to his father he’s as capable as his brother Greg. The Rocky Mountain Anglers’ Tournament at Gold Pan Lake will give him the chance. But he must win first place. After he meets Wren, a woman like the unnamed girl who’s occupied his dreams, he can’t understand why she suddenly won’t speak to him.
Can Wren learn to trust men again? Can Graham understand how valuable he is in God’s sight?
Almond Street Mission: Amazon (September 2016)
When Glorilyn Neilson’s nineteen-year-old brother, Tannon, goes missing without a trace, she’s frantic. Prayer and volunteering at the local homeless shelter in El Camino must fill the time until her sibling returns. But her sapphire eyes and auburn hair inadvertently cause a stir among the male population at the center. Her life changes one evening when she’s attacked by a burly vagrant intent on rape in the alley behind the building.
Jeremiah Goodman loves the Lord, but he’s homeless. When he witnesses a foul-mouthed vagrant overpowering one of the volunteers at the homeless shelter, he defends her, saving her from unwanted advances.
When Glorilyn offers him a way of escape from his impoverished lifestyle, he can’t tell her why he must live the life of a vagrant. What powerful secret keeps him on the streets?
Christmas at Raccoon Creek: Amazon (July 2016)
Emily Eason wants to distance herself from her parents’ opulent lifestyle in Birmingham, Alabama, and enjoy life in the tiny rural village, Raccoon Creek and her fifties-style home. But after gazing into the little snow globe she purchased from Hardwicke’s Drugs and Gifts, she finds herself transported to another time—her grandmother’s era.
Lance Hardwicke is the pharmacist and owner of Hardwicke’s Drugs. Four years of pharmacy school didn’t allow for much of a social life. Gorgeous Emily Eason, nurse and resident of Raccoon Creek, has captured his attention more than once. The next time she comes in the store, he’s determined to ask her out. Perhaps go to Birmingham to see the Christmas lights in his brand new orange and white ’53 Pontiac Pathfinder.
Can love span the fifty-year gap standing between them?
What God Knew: Amazon (March 15,2019)
Echoes From the Past: Amazon (February 27, 2019)
When Dave Reyes, senior pastor of New Life Fellowship discovers he has a six-year-old daughter, his life changes forever. He must reveal the truth to the congregation, but will they fire him and send him away in shame?
Social worker Betty Ann Johnston still grieves over the death of her police officer husband. But when he returns from the grave to torment her, she struggles to maintain her sanity. Witnessing Dave’s faith is her only source of strength. Will ghosts from her past destroy her, or will she find hope in the God of the Bible?
For All Eternity: Amazon (February 15, 2019)
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When Joella Crawford meets handsome accountant, JD Neilson, he’s the man of her dreams—polite and clean cut with strong moral values. He’s the perfect Christian man. Or is he?
JD Neilson falls in love with interior designer, Joella Crawford despite his father’s command to marry a woman of his faith, the one true church, the Exalted Brethren. Yet despite his efforts to gain status in the afterlife, he can’t attain the quiet peace he sees in Joella’s life. Can he find the strength to forsake the teachings of his childhood to embrace The Truth? If he does, will Joella accept him or has he lost her forever?
Red and the Wolf: Amazon (April 1, 2019)
Newspaper reporter Lilly Hood didn’t ask for ADD that’s plagued her since childhood. Never mind she can’t remember where she puts things, but when she forgets dates with her handsome boyfriend, Hunter Woods, well, that’s inexcusable.
Though Hunter has known Lilly from the time she was a scrawny kid scurrying up trees and gallivanting through Alabama forests, will he understand when she doesn’t keep her promises? Or will he suspect Lilly’s falling for her tall, dark, and handsome co-worker?
Fellow reporter Wolf Skinner has designs on Lilly and would like to take Hunter’s place as Lilly’s boyfriend. But his reasons are less than honorable. When Lilly gets lost in the forest and must climb a tree to escape a ferocious bear, which of these gentlemen will be her hero?
Ryan’s Father: Amazon; Barnes & Noble; ChristianBooks.com (January 2014)
The rippling influence of Ryan Reid’s immoral mother and absent father makes a mark on his soul leaving him to battle with same sex attraction. When the young school teacher accepts Christ in his life, he thinks he’ll be free though no amount of prayer changes him. Ryan rejects the lifestyle, yet in his heart he knows he’s committed the sin.
Nurse Sandy Arrington still resides at home held captive by her secret fears. Her dream to be a wife and mother looks bleak.
When Sandy falls in love with Ryan, he’s powerless to return her love. Can Ryan dig his way out to find the freedom to love Sandy? Can Sandy find release from her fears?