The Ticket

She hoped winning the lottery would solve her problems. Her problems have just begun….

Complex characters … Jeter s coming-of-age novel considers the problems that might follow a sudden windfall. ~ Publishers Weekly

4 Stars! One would be hard-pressed not to root for the likable protagonist and hope that her story eventually ends with a happy ending. ~ RT Book Reviews

Fields of the Fatherless

Winner of the Selah Award for Young Adult Fiction
Winner of the Next Generation Indie Book Award for Best Religious Fiction
Winner of the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award for Best Young Adult Religious Fiction

In the early months of 1775, war is brewing in the American colonies. Although frightened, eighteen-year-old Betsy Russell (an ancestor to actor Kurt Russell) of Menotomy Village, Massachusetts, wants to be prepared in case of attack by British troops. Her father, prosperous farmer Jason, is the fourth generation of Russells on this land yet their very rights as British Colonials are being stripped away one by one. Will the King of England take their land as well?

Purple Moon

2014 Selah Award Finalist in YA Fiction

2014 Selah Award Finalist in Debut Novel

Selena’s life isn’t turning out to be the fairy tale she imagined as a kid.

Dead Calm, Bone Dry


Just as Ricky is about to reach Port Charles where he’ll be tried for piracy, an ill wind blows a wretched soul into the ship’s brig. A mysterious seaman, William Shakespeare, tells of fleeing the Flying Dutchman, a ghost ship sailed by the dead, demons and worse. Before Ricky can learn more about this outlandish tale, he’s sentenced to hang. As the noose slips over his head, he bolts from the gallows and jumps into the sea.

The Baker’s Daughter


While chaos reigns over WW II Berlin, seventeen-year-old Liddy returns to her family’s bakery only to be confronted by a new customer — Keppler, a Nazi officer. Marek, a young man with a secretive past, labors just a few paces away in the kitchen, but where do his loyalties lie? With the Nazis? With Liddy?

Saratoga Letters


It is 1777. The Battle of Saratoga, a turning point of the Revolutionary War, encourages the American Continental Army with their first great victory. But there seems little to celebrate for one patriotic woman forced to nurse wounded British soldiers right in their war camp. Thrust into deception by a cruel Loyalist uncle, Abigail lies in order to survive, all the while dealing with doubts that challenge her faith.

Then …

Guzzy Goofball


When Guzman Guferntible, aka 10-year-old Guzzy Goofball, finds himself drafted into the role of Prince Charming in a summer production of Sleeping Beauty, he longs to avoid any major blunders. Now Guzzy must overcome not only stage fright, but his mom’s enthusiasm, the torment of his 3-year-old twin brothers, and the possibility of kissing Sleeping Beauty. This he manages by bringing the house down on his co-stars heads and learning how to star as himself.