Even in death, her spirit was indomitable. THE GHOST OF SAREY JANE can be likened to West Side Story meets The Sixth Sense with a touch of To Kill a Mockingbird thrown in, for good measure.
Sarey Jane Munroe, a teenager living on a farm in Appalachia in the early 1900s, falls in love with Billy Puckett. He opens her eyes to a world she never knew existed. There’s just one problem – their families have been feuding for generations.
Sarey’s father discovers their friendship, and vows to make “Billy wish he’d never been borned.” When the young couple decide to run away, they set in motion a string of consequences that resound for generations to come.
Set against the backdrop of the French Indochina War and the turbulent 1960s, UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN tells the story of Sally O’Shaughnessy, an American journalist based in Saigon in 1954, who falls in love with Henri Gagnon,
a French soldier.
When he’s declared Missing in Action after the battle of Dien Bien Phu, Sally searches unsuccessfully to find out his whereabouts. Discovering herself pregnant with his child, she is forced to return to the United States.
Six months after giving birth, Sally travels to France to try and locate Henri. With very little information about him her efforts
She decides she must move on with her life, hoping that Henri will seek her out.
As the years go by, Sally juggles the dual challenges of raising a child as a single mother and forging a career in journalism. She covers the important events of the turbulent 1960s - the Vietnam conflict, war protests and the civil rights movement.
A moving work of historical fiction,
UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN
is a cross between
Forrest Gump and The Quiet American.
What would happen if a woman had herself cloned? What would be the advantages and disadvantages? What would be the consequences – unintended, as well as intentional?
These are the questions posed by the darkly humorous science fiction novella, BESIDE HERSELF.
Sheila Wayne is a frustrated middle-aged working mother with two young children, married to a demanding husband. She doesn't have time to pursue her writing career AND take care of her family.
One day Sheila decides to be a guinea pig for a cloning experiment and finds herself dealing with not just one alter ego, but several. She enjoys her newfound freedom until she realizes
“be careful what you wish for.”
Written at the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020,
THE FEWMAN RACE is a dystopian novella that relates the story of one family living in a small town in upstate New York. Uncannily prophetic in many aspects, the story tells of their triumphs and tragedies in dealing with a global pandemic that wreaks havoc on the world.
DUELING SPATULAS is a humorous collection of anecdotes relating my experiences cooking with my husband. Chock full of original recipes, as well as those passed on to us from friends and family members, this book will inform and entertain you, as well as provide plenty of ideas on how to get along with your spouse in the kitchen.
GUIDE TO A SANE LIFE is my personal prescription to dealing with the stresses and strains of daily life. Composed around 52 principles (one for each week of the year), it relates my experiences, philosophies and suggestions that everyone can practice. I cover such topics as interpersonal relations,
self-improvement and goal-setting.