When a massive pileup on an Arizona highway caused Valerie Paters and her Jeep to be entombed beneath a semi-truck in a blinding snowstorm, it seemed certain that her life would soon end. Once extracted from the mangled metal, and suffering from massive injuries, Valerie was hospitalized and placed on life support while doctors waited to harvest her organs. But Valerie was more alive than she had ever been.
"A Moving and Inspirational Journey"
Trying to rebuild her life, 17-year-old Lacey Robinson moves from one coast to the other to start over. But the pain and devastation of her past can't be left behind - not after a loss like that. When Lacey meets the brooding, sexy Kade Maxwell, he just might have the magic touch that awakens her feminine side, and a kiss that erases her worst nightmares.
"What a great book!!! I absolutely loved it!!!"
In the fourth installment of her On the Couch series, famed female biographer Dr. Alma Bond looks inside the head and life of the presidential frontrunner and informs voters of what she's found.
"A Glimpse into Hillary Clinton's Mind."
Death and pain brought them together. Vengeance and darkness might tear them apart. Kade Maxwell will do anything to save Lacey Robinson from her past - and from herself. A task that is harder than he ever realized as fate has something else in store. Bound and determined to push through her demons and achieve her dreams, Lacey just might dare to go too far - right into the arms of a killer.
"Another great addition to the Maxwell Series book 2"
Dara Collier teaches music at an elementary school in Sedalia, Missouri, and is in the process of adopting three-year-old Chad, the son of her best friend who died in Iraq. When Jared Fletcher, the man who broke her heart four years earlier returns unexpectedly, they must each face the past. Can Dara risk her heart a second time to the man who walked away from her without a word?
"Everyone has an OPINION"
Laura, once destined to be a famous singer, now waitresses tables at a diner. Shaken when a surprise text from her former best friend turns things upside down, she tries to avoid a reunion that is more complicated than anyone could understand. Blaine, a professional football star, drags himself away from his latest fling to head home for his sister's wedding. Little did he know, it was a trip that would alter his future forever.
"worth the listen"
Take a walk into the world of an abused child through the victim's eyes. Feel the victim's pain as the graphic flashbacks unfold. You'll shed tears as you hear about the violence one little life endures during her struggle for a "normal" life.
"Her silent tears"
Nikki Raynor has returned to Springfield, Missouri, to regain control of her life after having run away two years earlier. A former high school music teacher, she now works for an advertising agency, and Cody Fleming, the neighbor boy she adored as a girl, is her newest client. Cody, a strong Christian, is part of his family's show at their theater in Branson and has always been the kind of person who takes in strays. When he wants to help Nikki, she resists.
Heather Fleming performs as a ventriloquist and works as secretary at her family's theater in Branson, Missouri. When police officer Gage Cassidy visits the theater investigating a credit card skimming operation, Heather is attracted in spite of her goal of devoting her life to the business and atonement for failing to change the tires on her car before loaning it to her friend who had an accident in it that left her blind.
"Heartland Illusions:Heartmates, Book 2 Very Nice.."
It all began as Amber Simmons, a young aspiring author, begins having nightmares about a young woman in chains. Of course, she believes at first it's only her imagination. However, as the dreams become more frequent and increasingly vivid, Amber realizes there may be more to her nightmares. When the woman in her dreams appears on the news as a missing person, it becomes clear these are not just dreams.
"A Nightmare in Redwood"
Charlie Bristol comes to Seattle to set up a traveling Valentine's Day exhibit. The director of the museum surprises her with a package of Civil War valentines from an anonymous donor. She is touched by the heartfelt messages. Does such powerful love still exist? During a nap she dreams she's alive during the Civil War and meets Elliot Lowery, the author of the valentines, who mistakes her for his fiancée, Charlotte. She and Elliot negotiate the murky waters of wartime romance.
"Civil War Valentine"
Jesus Loves All of the Children is a cute little Bible story about love and kindness. One day Jesus was coming to the town where Sarah and Jonathan lived. They were both excited. When they got to town, a huge crowd of people had gathered where Jesus and his disciples were. The children were small, and they could not see Jesus. One disciple told the children that Jesus was too busy to see them that day. Jesus overheard the entire conversation.
In January 2014 I stumbled upon an announcement that the South Sound Estuary Association was looking for volunteer beach naturalist. For $50 I would receive training in beach ecosystems and marine biology. In return I was expected to provide 15 hours of volunteer service to the general public on the local beaches.