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Author of contemporary stories of life, love, buried family secrets, and the quest for happiness. Characters that will make you laugh, cry and never want to say

good bye.

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My writing and publishing adventure began when I was 8 years old. Mrs. Jones, my third and fourth-grade teacher at Emerson Elementary School had the class write short stories and poems which she then mailed to our local newspaper, The Oakland Tribune.  Those were my first published stories. Since that time, I have never stopped writing and reading, learning and growing to love the world that words create. I'd love to hear about your first writing or reading adventures. You can submit the form below or write to me at.


Heartbroken and mortified by mean-spirited taunts and social media pictures of her looking like a hot mess at her ex-boyfriend’s wedding, Leah James decides to accept her friend, Miguel Montoya’s, offer to take a road trip to their hometown of Santa Lorena.


Miguel, ex-Marine turned fitness trainer, is done pretending that he doesn’t have strong feelings for Leah. From the moment he laid eyes on her, he knew she was the one, and now this trip provides the perfect opportunity to take their relationship to the next level.


Will shocking lies, deceits, and half-truths dampen the fiery sparks of passion that ignite when Leah and Miguel are forced to share a cozy honeymoon cottage, or will they overcome their fears and build a brighter future based on honesty

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