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Winner of the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards for Short Stories, To Begin Again is a lively and unique collection that examines the impact of unexpected and unconventional romance, unforeseen wealth or loss, and the dynamics of family ties, despite distance.  The characters in this...
A story from my autobiographical novel, Sing Soft, Sing Loud.  This story portrays a true incident of psychological cruelty by a guard to a prisoner (myself) in a women's federal prison.  "The Floor" will soon be available as an ebook.  
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The second installment in The Wolf Chronicles finds Kaala struggling with the consequences of forming the first mixed wolf-human pack. Secrets of the Wolves finds the youngwolf Kaala entrusted with ensuring that the wolves and humans of the Wide Valley live together peacefully. If she succeeds, she...
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Set in contemporary New Orleans but working its way back in time, A Small Hotel chronicles the relationship between Michael and Kelly Hays, who have decided to separate after twenty-four years of marriage. The book begins on the day that the Hays are to finalize their divorce. Kelly is due to...
Thin Reflections
Alone and lost in the blitzed city, Charlie Cornelius must navigate a shattered reality by creating her own maps. Charlie lives with her Nan in Deptford. In the early days of the Blitz they are bombed out and Charlie becomes separated from the only people she knows and trusts. Although just nine,...
A Barroom View of Love
The last thing Katherine Sullivan wanted to do was spend her 29th birthday in an ashram with her mother! But she was alarmed: her wealthy, chronically-depressed mother suddenly seemed happy and carefree. As a researcher on white-collar crime Katherine was determined to get to the bottom of this...
The River Within
The River Within, from Lambda Literary Award nominee, Baxter Clare Trautman, follows three women whose bonds are strained, reforged, and ultimately strengthened as they struggle to choose between the lives they think they should have and the lives they want. 
On a beautiful spring morning, Serena Callaway wanted nothing more than a quiet, meditative walk along the streets of her small town. Then she found a toe, a woman’s big toe, recently pedicured, lying in the street, and began to realize that normal, along with quiet and certainly meditative, just...
Eyes Up, Heels Down
What is a psychic vampire?  A Connecticut attorney exposes the behind the scenes nonsense that goes on in divorce litigation!  (The only people who win are the lawyers). Attorney Emma Carbury of Stay Balanced! is transforming her life.  She moves to a town on the Connecticut coast and opens a law...
Stay Balanced!
What is a narcissist?  A Connecticut attorney exposes the greedy,  self-serving antics of litigation law firms! Stay Balanced! is the story of a year in the life of Emma Carbury, a multi tasking trial lawyer who lives and practices in Connecticut.  Often laugh out loud funny, Emma is a smart,...