My Great Grandfather was a Priest

My book Dreams Deferred is inspired by my real-life family. Here’s what happened.   PS – the young lady on the cover is my granddaughter.    Dreams Deferred is inspired by the true story of my great grandfather and great grandmother. Father Frances Matthew Halbedl grew up in the European Austrian Empire and followed the tradition in […]

Welcome Lisa Worthey Smith

Lisa is a fellow Alabamian and a neighbor. Well, almost. We live about 24 miles from each other. About the book:  Saigon had fallen.      With Communism breathing down their backs and their wealth and freedom wiped out, Thanh’s parents had to make an agonizing decision. Without enough gold to pay for boat passage […]