where the writers are

Family | Family

carol-berg's picture
Jan.13.2011
Seri has one errand to do as she waits for her beloved Prince of Avonar to regain his memory - to relay her brother's dying words to his son. But something is clearly wrong with the ten-year-old. Secretive, isolated, angry, the boy shows an inordinate terror of Seri's past connections with...
carol-berg's picture
Jan.13.2011
Sorcery and those who practice it have been exterminated from the Four Realms, their memory used only to frighten children. To be accused of associating with a suspected sorcerer means death or worse. Seri has adapted to her harsh exile, seeing herself well rid of her noble family’s...
diane-chamberlain's picture
Nov.29.2010
  Note: The Shadow Wife was originally published as Cypress Point Joelle D’Angelo’s best friend, Mara, is left with brain damage after she suffers an aneurysm giving birth to her son. Alone and grieving, Joelle turns to the only other person who understands her pain: her...
amy-romine's picture
Nov.09.2010
He told her to let go, she did and his world changed forever... Their brief heated meeting one fateful night had singed itself into their minds. Not knowing of the others identity, but unable to forget, had sealed their fate. The fire smoldered quietly in each of them as they tried to move on with...
hope-edelman's picture
Nov.01.2010
In the autumn of 2000, Hope Edelman was a woman adrift, questioning her place in her marriage, her profession, and the larger world. Feeling vulnerable and isolated, she was primed for change. Into her stagnant routine dropped Dodo, her three-year old daughter Maya’s curiously disruptive imaginary...
cheryl-kaye-tardif's picture
Sep.25.2010
Thirteen years ago, Sarah Richardson’s life was shattered after the tragic death of her mother. The shocking event left a grief-stricken teen-aged Sarah with partial amnesia. Some things are easier to forget. But now a familiar voice from her childhood sends Sarah, a talented mid-twenties...
marianne-villanueva's picture
Sep.17.2010
Mayor of the Roses pinpoints the immigrant question as primarily a question of identity. In answer to the question of what it means to be Filipino, Villanueva humorously presents many cultural fixations; the stories “TV” and “BMW” revolve around the family’s preoccupations of acquiring...
deberry-and-grant's picture
Sep.08.2010
Celeste English and Ronnie Frazier are sisters, but they couldn't be more different. Celeste is a doctor's wife, living a perfect and elegant life. But secretly, she is terrified: her marriage is falling apart and her need to control the people around her threatens to alienate her entire family....
deberry-and-grant's picture
Sep.08.2010
Gayle Saunders and Patricia Reid were total opposites who chose each other as best friends when they were children.Through the years they were raised together, as close as sisters.Gayle, the beauty pampered by her working-class parents, believes a man will make her world complete.Pat, the brainy...
naseem-rakha's picture
Sep.04.2010
  Irene and Nate Stanley are living a quiet and contented life with their two children, Bliss and Shep, on their family farm in southern Illinois when Nate suddenly announces he’s been offered a job as a deputy sheriff in Oregon. Irene fights her husband. She doesn’t want to uproot her family...