But some lies protect…and heal. At least that’s what Gray Donovan had hoped for. She’s a compulsive liar using it as a defense mechanism to survive life and her shattered past.
Daniel feels drawn to his new patient, but he knows he will have to fight it in order to resurrect Gray from her demons. His will and his judgment are tested when he must overcome his own doubts and face his own secrets.
CIRCLE IN THE SAND (Contemporary fiction/romance)
Sage, raised by career-driven parents, follows a carefully laid out future of success that leaves her wondering what she’s missed out on.
Emily, the college drop-out, now has three children that have become her whole life. She’s slowly lost herself, subconsciously seeking dangerous ways to cope. Can she find herself in time?
Jax always lived on the edge, skating through life with no apparent ambition, yet remained the energy and emotional cement of the group. She longs for her friends to accept her without trying to fix her.
Ned, Emily’s twin brother, yearns to stand up and be counted. But his old loyalties and new feelings for one of the girls has him pulled in different directions.
Will the ties that held them together as kids be strong enough for them as adults? These four friends will discover the true meaning of friendship and unveil truths about themselves they never knew existed.
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IN SEARCH OF LUCY (Bestseller on Amazon Kindle)
Lucy Lang’s life is spiraling out of control. For years she sacrificed her own needs to care for her half sister and alcoholic mother, only to be abandoned by both. Now, at age 30, Lucy finds herself held back by memories and regret as she struggles to find her own purpose in life. But when her sister needs a kidney transplant, Lucy is the only one who can save her life.
With the help of new friends and a man who won’t give up on her, Lucy sets out on a journey to reunite with her sister and find the answers she so desperately needs. Can she get past her emotions and have a chance at happiness? With its colorful, endearing cast of characters, In Search of Lucy takes readers on a rollercoaster of emotions from sadness and heartache to happiness and hope.
Annie Crawford is an ex-cop living a double life. After her fiancé is murdered and she is left for dead, a desperate Annie steps outside the law to seek vengeance. She turns to a vigilante agency headed by a man with his own secrets. Annie must work for them as they investigate the murder and help her find the answers she needs.
Now working on the wrong side of the law, Annie’s life has one purpose: justice. Justice for her fiancé and for the city she lives in. But as Annie’s taste for the vigilante life grows, the agency struggles to control her, putting everyone involved at risk. And the deeper she sinks into this new unsavory life the more she fears she may never return.
EMMA VS. THE TECH GUY
♥LOVE♥AMBITION♥SECRETS – The Tech Guy, a new romantic comedy
Emma Barton is a workaholic. Nothing is more important than becoming managing editor of the magazine she works for. And she has the perfect plan to achieve that goal. Then Guy Walker enters her office. Sexy, sweet, and super popular, the new tech guy takes the office by storm. Will he derail every strategy Emma has in place? If he discovers her secret, it could ruin Emma’s career and turn her life upside down.
This hilarious chick lit book will pull you into its world and leave you loving its fun, witty characters.
Detective John Lewis encounters a unique cast of characters throughout each A Hint of Murder story. One reader said, “I couldn’t stop reading once I started.” Another said, “The clues are all there, and there’s an AHA! moment…Even I couldn’t figure out who the killer was..”
The Writer - Bestselling author Alicia Fairfield has captured the attention of a killer who is recreating the murders from her books. Is one of her millions of fans the culprit? Or is the person much closer; her schizophrenic son, a disgruntled associate, or possibly even her loyal literary agent? Story length 9,000 words
The Doctor - Russell Morgan had it all; good looks, the perfect woman, and a rewarding career as a respected physician. But when his patients start turning up dead, his world begins to crumble. Story length: 12,000 words
The Bouncer - Disillusioned nightclub bouncer Bobby Crane feels like nothing more than a glorified errand boy. He longs to be a professional singer, but just when he’s offered a big break, a man is found dead and a witness claims to have spotted Bobby’s car at the victim’s house. Story length: 10,400 words
**BONUS MYSTERY** “Homeless” will leave you with a smile, and a twist so surprising you never saw it coming.
HOME FOR CHRISTMAS (short story)
This year, Ali and Stephen are both just trying to make it through the holidays. Stephen is fresh out of a relationship and dreading the prospect of Christmas alone. Ali, on the other hand, can’t celebrate with friends or family. The most important man in her life is dying—decorating cookies and hanging tinsel aren’t even on her radar. When the two meet during a chance encounter, Stephen’s instant attraction to Ali spurs him into action. He’ll do whatever it takes to give her the holiday she deserves and pull off a real Christmas miracle.
Lia Fairchild’s Home for Christmas is the moving story of two people, fates intertwined, about to be surprised by what destiny has in store.
SPECIAL DELIVERY – A romantic short story
Free flowers every month for a year! Recently widowed Amy was delighted to find that she had won. Flowers have always been a big part of her life. But delivery driver Dave brings more than just bouquets. Can he help Amy find happiness again? Will Amy get even more than she bargained for? Find out in this short story about love, loss, friendship and flowers.
If you’re looking for a quick read (only 4,000 words) that still leaves you satisfied, this is for you.