Browse Through My Fiction and Non-Fiction Works

Fiction

Fiction of all kinds…

I am a multi-faceted writer, as I like to say. I love writing in all types of genres. Below you’ll find various projects I’ve worked on until this point. Each explores a part of what I love about writing, and all carry the same message of hope and grace I want to convey through my writing.

Harvest of Hope

Contemporary Western Romance

Associate Producer Holly Woodward must rent a unique Kansas mansion for a new movie or lose her job. She’s on the hunt for a contract, not true love. Dr. Josh Landon, the rugged veterinarian homeowner, is just trying to get home after a blizzard. Sparks fly when he plows into Holly’s stranded car, but these heartbroken opposites must leave their pasts behind to find true love together.

2019 ACFW Genesis Semifinalist.

Second Place, Finally a Bride and Heart of the Rockies contests.

COMING SOON!!

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Harvest of Hope

Contemporary Western Romance

Associate Producer Holly Woodward must rent a unique Kansas mansion for a new movie or lose her job. She’s on the hunt for a contract, not true love. Dr. Josh Landon, the rugged veterinarian homeowner, is just trying to get home after a blizzard. Sparks fly when he plows into Holly’s stranded car, but these heartbroken opposites must leave their pasts behind to find true love together.

2019 ACFW Genesis Semifinalist.

Second place, Finally a Bride and Heart of the Rockies contests.

[74k, Complete]

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Gift of Death

Medical Thriller

Liver transplant surgeon Kate Carpenter fights another transplant program’s corruption, the organ allocation system and a high-ranking politician, to save the lives of two small children.

RWA Daphne Award, 2006, Unpublished Inspirational Romantic Suspense

Unpublished

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Gift of Death

Medical Thriller

Liver transplant surgeon Kate Carpenter fights another transplant program’s corruption, the organ allocation system and a high-ranking politician, to save the lives of two small children.

RWA Daphne Award, 2006, Unpublished Inspirational Romantic Suspense

[135k, Complete]

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The Steward’s Wife

Biblical Fiction

Joanna of Bethlehem, a motherless girl and daughter of a Pharisee priest, is rescued by Cuza, a rich young nobleman. She marries Cuza and is catapulted into Herod Antipas’ court and life-shattering times, as a young rabbi from Nazareth turns her world and that of all Palestine upside down.

[75k, unpublished]

Steward of the King

Biblical Fiction

After the crucifixion of Jesus and scattering of His disciples, Joanna must decide her future. Should she stay in Judea with unbelieving husband Cuza or will the looming black cloud of war with King Aretas of Nabatea on the horizon send her into the arms of Roman Senator Gaius, a Christian?

[75k, unpublished]

Image credit: Sepphoris

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Steward of the King

Biblical Fiction

After the crucifixion of Jesus and scattering of His disciples, Joanna must decide her future. Should she stay in Judea with unbelieving husband Cuza or will the looming black cloud of war with King Aretas of Nabatea on the horizon send her into the arms of Roman Senator Gaius, a Christian?

[75k, Complete]

Image credit: Sepphoris

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Illuminations

Historical

Noblewoman Alienor of Bratislava, a manuscript illuminator, befriends powerful Princess Gertrude, mother of Henry the Lion, and finds love and refuge with Rainald of Bavaria in the wild wars of the Holy Roman Empire in the 1100s. With Rainald’s support, Alienor forms the creative genius behind the most expensive Gospels in the world.

[100k, unpublished]

Declan’s Ghost

Contemporary Young Adult

A pre-teen boy whose family is in turmoil comes of age during a turbulent Cape Cod summer, helped by his mysterious new friend Declan, who shows him how to face life with courage.

[40k, unpublished]

Declan’s Ghost

Contemporary Young Adult

A pre-teen boy whose family is in turmoil comes of age during a turbulent Cape Cod summer, helped by his mysterious new friend Declan, who shows him how to face life with courage.

[40k, Complete]

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Non-Fiction

Troublesome Creek: Deliverance from Darkness

A daughter's quest to find the truth of her orphaned mother's lost childhood in Appalachia during the depths of the Great Depression and World War 2.

FINALIST

2021 O.C.W. CASCADE AWARDS

Narrative NF/Memoir

(Unpublished)

 

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Troublesome Creek: Deliverance from Darkness

A daughter's quest to find the truth of her orphaned mother's lost childhood in Appalachia during the depths of the Great Depression and World War 2.

[60k, complete]

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Rx for Family Care Managers

A guide for family care managers to avoid the pitfalls I fell into. Let me guide your journey as you care for a loved one and navigate the vast medical maze of doctors, hospitals, care facilities, home care, and insurance coverage.

[in progress]