Books

  • Room for Doubt (A Carol Childs Mystery Book 4)

    2017

    When radio reporter Carol Childs is called to a crime scene in the Hollywood Hills at five thirty in the morning, she's convinced it must be a publicity stunt to promote a new movie. That is, until she sees the body hanging from the center of the Hollywood sign. The police are quick to rule it a suicide, but something doesn't add up for Carol. Particularly after a mysterious caller named Mustang Sally confesses to the murder on the air and threatens to kill again.

    With the help of an incorrigible PI, her best friend, and a kooky psychic, Carol is drawn into the world of contract killers and women scorned. As she races to find the real killer, she finds herself faced with a decision that will challenge everything she thought she knew.

  • Wihtout A Doubt (A Carol Childs Mystery Book 3)

    2016

    As radio reporter Carol Childs investigates a series of Beverly Hills jewelry heists, she realizes her FBI boyfriend, Eric, is working the same case. Even worse, she may have inadvertently helped the suspect escape. The situation intensifies when the suspect calls the radio station during a live broadcast, baiting Carol deeper into the investigation.

    In order for her to uncover the truth, Carol must choose between her job and her personal relationships. What started out as coincidence between Carol and Eric becomes a race for the facts—pitting them against one another—before the thieves can pull off a daring escape, leaving a trail of dead bodies behind, and taking the jewels with them.

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  • Beyond A Doubt (A Carol Childs Mystery Book 2)

    July 2015

    When reporter Carol Childs is called to the scene of a body dump she has no idea she’s about to uncover a connection to a string of missing girls. Young, attractive women drawn to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood via an internet promise of stardom and romance have been disappearing. A judge’s daughter leaves behind a clue and a trip down Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame reveals a connection to a high powered real estate mogul and to a cartel targeting girls for human trafficking.

    Old Hollywood has its secrets, its impersonators and backdoor entrances to old speakeasies and clubs where only those with the proper credentials can go. And when Carol Childs gets too close, she finds herself politically at odds with powers that threaten to undo her career and like the very girls she’s seeking, make her disappear.

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  • Shadow of Doubt (A Carol Childs Mystery Book 1)

    December, 2014

    When a top Hollywood Agent is found poisoned in the bathtub of her home, suspicion quickly turns to one of her two nieces. But Carol Childs, a reporter for a local talk radio station, doesn’t believe it. The suspect is her neighbor and friend, and also her primary source for insider industry news. After a media frenzy pits one niece against the other—and the body count starts to rise—Carol knows she must save her friend from being tried in the court of public opinion.

    But even the most seasoned reporter can be surprised, and when a Hollywood psychic shows up in Carol’s studio one night and warns her there will be more deaths, things take an unexpected turn. Suddenly nobody is above suspicion. Carol must challenge both her friendship and the facts, and the only thing she knows for certain is that the killer is still out there. But the closer she gets to the truth, the more danger she’s in.

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  • The Centaur's Promise

    Eloquent Press, 2010

    The Centaur's Promise is a thrilling saga of personal discovery and equestrian bonds that transports us from mythical Greece to contemporary Los Angeles. In 320 B.C., Chiron, the leader of the Centaurs, commands the ancients to stop warring. He banishes all Centaurs from early Greece. But before they depart, he proclaims: “We will leave, but we will take the hearts of your best women with us. Through them, we will rule your world for eternity.” Cynthia Szantos is lost in a dead-end job and a failing romance. After she nearly kills a horse that bolts in front of her on a Southern California freeway, her momentous journey begins. Veterinary science, a Navaho code talker, and thousands of wild mustangs dash in and out of her consciousness as she is hurtled through time and space. Will Cynthia's spiritual and physical attachment to horses motivate her to restore her mystical faith and revive her natural talent?

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Audio Books

  • A Much Married Woman

    Mind Wings Audio, Spring 2012

    A young woman is rescued from a potentially life threatening marriage, as a result, she travels with her new husband aboard the Southern Pacific’s new rail line from New York to San Francisco. Her husband dies on the train and she and her deceased husband’s remains are removed from the train and left under a tree in Virginia City. An unexpected confrontation with her previous husband, “The Allen,” ends up in a tussle. A handsome Virginia City gentleman intervenes and the young woman’s life takes an unexpected path.

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  • The Salvationist

    Mind Wings Audio, Spring 2012

    Fannie Johnston, a young 22 year-old cadet on her first march through one of America’s small western mining towns in 1880, pulls a young girl from the clutches of a Bisbee, Arizona mining tycoon and accidentally shoots him. She is suddenly propelled to the headlines of the local paper and becomes the center of a newspaper war.

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  • The Blood Drive

    Mind Wings Audio, Summer 2012

    Shelly has planned to meet up with some of her sorority sisters at Lake Tahoe for a reunion and birthday party. Her employer and radio station manager, Mr. Bibbs, persuaded her to stop by a radio station and gather information on The Alien program he’s heard about that’s nearby in Nevada. When Mr. Bibbs makes a persistent call and interrupts the reunion get together, she gives in and heads for the KSPZ AM 1520 station location. The station is not at all what she expected and neither is The Alien program host. The situation quickly goes from curious to death-defying.

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  • Weaver’s Needle

    The WiFiles, November 2012

    Weavers Needle was also awarded Honorable Mention with Allegory Volume 18/45

Audio Short Stories

Short Stories

  • The Sunshine Sisters Move Home

    Rainstorm Press, No Rest for the Wicked Anthology, May 2012