Books




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Faith, Hope, and Love Collection

Welcome Home  (Book 1)
Lucy is an eternal optimist who keeps her heart safe in its bone prison. Spencer's had a hard life that didn't get any better after he came home a soldier. What could God do with such broken souls, and what broke them in the first place? Will they be safe, even after monsters from the past come and rip apart their newly placed roots in small-town, New York? Find out in "Welcome Home", the first book in the Faith, Hope, and Love collection.




My Compass Home (Book 2)
The Cortland crew is back! Lucy and Spencer Clarkson are now married, but their happily-ever-after will be tested by the resurfacing of Spencer's past. Will it be too much for either of them to take?
Meanwhile, Levi Barnes is left adrift by the abrupt loss of Spencer's help at Barnes' Books, which leads him to stumble into meeting Eleanor, a mysterious newcomer to Cortland who also has a strange past. What kind of person will Levi discover under her masks?
When opportunities to heal arise, for Levi and Eleanor as well as Lucy and Spencer, what paths will they choose? Above all, can God forgive the unforgivable? The broken? The angry at heart?
Find out more in the second installment of the "Faith, Hope, and Love" collection!
 
 
Guide Me Home (Book 3)
Cortland may as well have been turned upside-down. Morgan Barnes has watched her cousins grow up and get married left and right. Having no luck with finding a proper fellow for herself, she's ready to give up - until she's blindsided by Martin Nolan.Cortland means new life for Martin. However, old habits are hard to break, even if he truly wants to. Can he seize the opportunities given to him, or will he shove it all away? Meanwhile, Lucy and Spencer's comfortable little world gets upended and then flipped sideways to boot. With a baby on the way and Lucy's father making a surprise appearance, their hands and hearts are full. When disaster strikes, can they stay afloat? And now resides faith, hope, and love - but in the final chapters, will the Barnes and Clarkson families see God's plan for it all? The final book in the Faith, Hope, and Love collection.
 
 

Short Stories & Poetry

 
 
Sometimes the world can make you feel as if you're everything and nothing all at once. Follow along to read poems and short stories that exemplify the darkness and light that balances the world.

 
 
This short book includes short stories, poems, and flash fiction works. They encompass everything between the briefest of loves to the everlasting pain of loss. Open the pages to this book and find bits of life's truth folded within.







Mount Sterling Collection



 Beautiful Chaos (Book 1) 
Trust is a gift rarely given or received, and Joanna Markus knows this better than anyone. At nineteen, Joanna has her life all planned out, and getting away from the childhood town that left so many scars is her top priority. When Walter, a boy from her past, shows up unexpectedly, she learns that not everything is as it seems. Can he convince her to see life anew? And will she give into the beautiful chaos called love, or will she turn her back on it all?
 
 
  Something New (Book 2)
 
Joanna is the newest advisor for international students at Mount Sterling University, but her life still doesn't feel quite...settled. How could it, though? With Anthony Wilkins' trial to testify at, a death in what will soon be the other half of her family, a wedding to plan, and the discovery of an even darker life led by her uncle, she can hardly catch her breath! When disaster strikes, she's driven to consider something new, a pathway she has never even imagined. With Walter at her side and God leading the way, can she take the scars from her past and use them to help others in her future?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Keeping Cassie (Book 3)

Joanna and Walter are growing quite comfortable in the role of foster-parenting the baby that slipped into their lives so soon. However, they are once more uprooted when Cassie's biological father steps forward. In a college town like Mount Sterling, gossip is always flowing - when they discover a secret that Cassie's father is hiding, they take it upon themselves to fight for Cassie's life. Meanwhile, plans for Carter's House are well underway, offering light to any teen who wants to reach out for it. Will Joanna be able to turn her memories - the very ones that once drove her away from home altogether - into a path to Christ for the brokenhearted, or will she crack under pressure?
 
 

Standalone Novels




The Lady of Lanaria

A kidnapped princess, a promise, and a kingdom cursed with mysterious plagues.

"Mark my words, Evangeline; if you set foot outside this tower, you will surely die."

Evangeline has spent her entire life hidden in an ancient watchtower, gazing through a window as the world passes her by. She heeds her mother's warning closely, the truth hidden from her always. When a young guard stumbles upon the tower, Evangeline's life is changed forever. As she strikes up a secret friendship with the guard, she learns about the Kingdom of Lanaria and the mysterious plagues that haunt all who live there. But as she delves into the world she barely knows, not everything her mother says adds up. Will they find the truth before it's too late? A Rapunzel retelling.
 
 
 
 

 Series Quick Links 

 
 
 
Faith, Hope, and Love collection: 
Welcome Home  (Book 1)
My Compass Home (Book 2)
Guide Me Home (Book 3)

Mount Sterling collection:
Beautiful Chaos (Book 1)
Something New (Book 2)
Keeping Cassie (Book 3)

Standalone works: 


A Town Nativity: A Christmas Play
*If you are interested in producing this at your church or school and would like a sample before ordering copies, please send me a message via Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Goodreads, or email and I can share a PDF of the first scene with you.  It is perfect for small churches on a tight budget.  My church is the one that I wrote it for and we produced it without a hitch! 


And once upon a time, in 2017 I worked as a columnist for Zachary Levi's Nerd HQ for eight brilliant months.  They were the best and I miss them very much.
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