Lana West, a high school teacher, has plans to spend a quiet summer doing anything but being around teenagers. But when she meets, Mark Branson, the church’s new youth director, he somehow cajoles her to be the female of chaperone for the church’s summer youth activities. Soon Lana finds herself knee deep in bowling and […]
Thank you for visiting my book page. I'm a lifelong resident of Michigan, and some of my novels are set in locations all over the state. Many of my novels have won national awards including: Booksellers Best, Holt Medallion, National Readers Choice, the Carol, and many others, and my novel, The Christmas Kite, set in Mackinaw City, MI, was optioned a few years ago for a Hallmark TV movie.
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Third book in the Tucumcari series, Touched By Love In Tucumcari. After experiencing unhappy romantic relationships, Shelly Dawson avoids all male prospects and devotes herself to her position in a men’s clothing store, but when she convinces her best friend to make amends with her estranged sister in Tucumcari and then learns her friend has […]
Falling in love can be wonderful, but for Sandy Fisher and Clay Burdett, it is more like a steep mountain climb. Sandy returns to her hometown concerned about her widowed mother’s health and to heal from her job loss and her broken engagement. Though discouraged, her attitude and determination never falter, and when her car […]
Dana Littleton has been estranged from her younger sister Sky for years. Sky’s promises to visit were always met with disaster, first a broken ankle in Tucumcari, New Mexico and then more promises ended in new disasters until Dayna no longer trusted her sister. But with the last cancelled promise a call comes from Sky’s […]
Coping with her husband’s death and grief of being childless, Sally Newgate joins a support group and connects with Brad Mathews, a widower with two small children. Though family and friends warn her not to ‘lose her head,’ Sally struggles, knowing it’s her heart and not her head that’s causing her problems. Brad aches for […]
Karen Chapman came to her grandfather’s orchard to rest. She finds herself, however, in the midst of a family feud – and falling for a descendant of her grandfather’s archrival. Eric Kendall found Karen in his grandfather’s tree – and lost his own heart. He finds Karen’s faith refreshing, though he knows his own is […]
When Skylar Littleton stopped for the night in Tucumcari on her way to visit her estranged sister in California, her trip became literal when she tripped over a dog’s leash and broke her right ankle. Her life becomes even more tangled with the dog’s owner, Doug Elliot, a doctor and his pearl earring-wearing grandmother, who […]
When Cadence Carter moved to Sedona, Arizona without knowing anyone, she made a new friend who needed to be rescued at his new coffee café. But CC had no idea how much rescuing Devon Adler needed. When Devon met the blunt yet creative CC, he took a step back but soon learned CC knew coffee […]
A Kiss Is Still A Kiss offers a buffet of tweny two stories to tempt the appetites of romance readers. Twenty authors, from beloved, familiar names to fresh new voices, present tales of love in a variety of genres. Experience the rush of first love, the excitement of unanticipated romance, and the joy of fading […]
When Julie Johnson hears a male voice from her past, she doesn’t recognize her childhood friend Adam Wright. As children they played tag or hide and seek in their grandparents’ yards. Years have passed and their lives have changed. Both single, they talk over the fence about solutions to their widowed grandparents’ loneliness and come […]