Works in Progress
There is always a new story brewing in my head and on my computer. These manuscripts are either still in the writing stage or in the editing process. By the way, everything on this page is subject to change: titles, storylines, just everything!
Someone to Care Book 1 Bay City Romance Series
Anne Badreaux was the epitome of eccentricity. She opened her home to strangers, giving them a bed, a meal of comfort food at its best, and a warm hug before sending them on their way. When Anne dies suddenly, James Monroe, her attorney, must put into motion Anne’s last will and testament.
Elizabeth Adams is the first of Anne's former guests to arrive and see the potential in carrying on Anne's legacy. With help from James, she discovers that the term "caregiver" can have many meanings.
A Cookie and a Promise
Book 2 in the Cookie Romances series.
Kelly Palmer has just graduated from college and is excited to take her place at her brother's side in his national cookie company. Brandon Livingston still kicks himself for the delay in his education to appease his father and work on the ranch for a year. Finally back on track to his master's degree, he accepts Elliott Palmer's offer to intern at Grandma Jane's Cookies. Now, if only he can avoid Elliott's sister, Kelly, the woman who has sworn to make his life miserable.
Chloe Burton and her twin brother Neal are helping move their late grandmother's belongings from Hawaii to Oregon. Ryan Cartwright, Neal's best friend, has had a crush on Chloe since they were all in high school together. Neal has recruited Ryan to work with him and Chloe for the summer before he starts graduate school. Ryan has an agenda. Chloe needs closure after a broken engagement. Will a summer filled with fireworks shows helping Neal and Chloe's Uncle Al be enough to set off a few fireworks of their own?
Nothing Left to Lose
TC Dimond has walked away from his final attempt for companionship. Why don't the women he dates understand he isn't interested in love and commitment?
Jessica Green is working two jobs to put herself through college and graduate with a masters in social work.
When TC helps Jessica out of a jam during her graveyard shift at the diner and then turns out to be his new office assistant, fate seems to want them together. But TC and Jessica have a painful past that Jessica can't remember and TC won't let himself revisit. With nothing left to lose, TC must face the story of his life and find forgiveness for his family and himself.
Melanie Brooks needs a friend. Blake Andrews is hoping to be much more.
Melanie’s dad, Simon, is teaching her everything there is to know about mechanics and car restoration before he loses his battle with cancer. His parting gift to her is a classic 1966 Mustang; their last project together. But Simon can no longer do the work that once came easy and Blake may be the right man to take care of the car now and his baby girl when he’s gone.
If only Mel would cooperate!
Michelle Evans needed a job to pay off a debt left by her deceased parents, so when the owner of Fairbanks Security needed a live-in personal assistant, Michelle felt certain this job would be the answer to her prayers. Every penny she made would be used to pay off the loan.
Daniel Fairbanks spends his time navigating around his mother, sister, and ex-wife while running his latest company before his father finds a way to sabotage him...again. After two years, Daniel's persistent attempts succeed in getting Patrick McKinley to consider Fairbanks Security to completely overhaul Patrick's multi-billion dollar sporting goods empire. Daniel can't do it alone, but his last assistant quit without notice. Something about not being able to work for an ogre?