Music of the NightA Down-Home Country Christmas
Red Car Press

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After escaping an abusive marriage, Holly builds a haven of security for herself and her two young daughters.  She’s helped along by police captain Robbie McGraw, who stood by her through the worst. Now he shows a different kind of interest, one that thrills Holly, even as she questions the wisdom of trusting another man so soon.

But Robbie is on the brink of fulfilling a dream—one that will send him out of the mountain town of Sanctuary, West Virginia, and away from the allure of Holly’s warm spirit and tempting body. 

A wily little Christmas donkey and the magic of the holidays prove to Holly and Robbie that the courage to love can make dreams come true. 

 

 

 

Music of the NightThe Place I Belong
Montlake Romance

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Fleeing professional scandal and a broken engagement, veterinarian Hannah Linden abandons Chicago for the mountain town of Sanctuary, West Virginia, hoping to put her troubles with men and the media behind her.

But when she encounters world-famous chef Adam Bosch, she finds herself increasingly drawn to the charming but darkly complex man and his troubled teenage son, Matt.  Adam, a recovering alcoholic, fears he can never be a worthy father to the surly, distant boy he has just come to know, and enlists Hannah’s help in his struggle to connect with his son.

Hoping to coax Matt out of his shell, Hannah introduces the boy to an ailing brown pony who has the power to change his view of the world. But can the determined little whisper horse prove to Hannah, Adam, and Matt that they were meant to be a family?

 

 

Music of the NightCountry Roads
Montlake Romance

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When sheltered artist Julia Castillo flees her hometown, she has one goal: to prove to her overbearing family she can make it on her own. She knows they only want the best for her, but when they question her artistic vision, it’s time to break free. Julia’s search for independence carries her to the small town of Sanctuary, West Virginia. There, her courage is tested as never before—by her love for a handsome country lawyer, her bond with a dangerous black stallion, and a secret she is desperate to keep…

Paul Taggart abandoned his high-powered legal career to return to Sanctuary, giving up his own dreams to care for his troubled brother. Then Julia Castillo blows into town like a fresh mountain breeze, changing his staid, predictable life forever. Has Paul earned his second chance at happiness? Or does loving Julia mean having the strength to let her go?

 

 

Music of the NightTake Me Home
Montlake Romance

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When Claire Parker left Sanctuary, West Virginia, she thought it was for good. But now she’s back, reeling from an ugly divorce.

Readjusting to small-town life is harder than Claire expected, so she’s surprised, and grateful, to find companionship in Willow, an abused Thoroughbred mare. Willow is Claire’s “whisper horse,” and they share a special, rare bond. Except Willow isn’t the only one helping Claire heal; Willow’s ruggedly handsome veterinarian, Dr. Tim Arbuckle, is sympathetic…and secretive.

Devastated by his wife’s death, Tim thought he’d never find love again. The stoic, sexy doctor was sure he’d left his heart behind when he came to Sanctuary. But Claire stirs up emotions he thought he’d buried long ago. For the first time, the doctor tries to see past his grief.

When Willow falls gravely ill, Tim and Claire must work together to save the horse’s life and to find a love so encompassing, so intense, their lives will never be the same again.

 

 

Music of the NightMusic of the Night
Red Car Press

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Legend has it that Beethoven wrote a tenth symphony. . .and made it music to die for.

When world-famous conductor Nicholas Vranos finds his best friend murdered backstage at Carnegie Hall, he’s plunged into a maelstrom of intrigue swirling around the mythical masterpiece.  Although Vranos is her main suspect, New York City police detective Anna Salazar finds herself turning to the dark, charismatic maestro for help as she navigates the Byzantine world of classical music.  Yet she must fight the powerful seduction of the musician and his Music of the Night.

 

 

 

 

Shower of StarsShower of Stars
Red Car Press

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Charlotte “Charlie” Berglund wants a child…desperately.  When her adoption caseworker concludes that being a traveling journalist is not compatible with single parenthood, Charlie realizes she must change her profession.  She decides to write a book about New York’s hottest new celebrity: Jack Lanett, meteorite hunter extraordinaire.

Unfortunately, her subject is uncooperative.  Jack hates being front-page news but he’s found what may be the most valuable space rock in the world: a potentially life-bearing meteorite from Mars.  Publicity will drive up the price so he agrees to one disastrous interview.

Charlie offers Jack a business proposition; he counters with a most unusual proposal.

 

 

 

A Bridge to LoveA Bridge to Love
Red Car Press

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Kate Chilton, widowed a year ago, struggles to raise two young sons alone, drawing on memories of her happy marriage to help her through the toughest times.  When she discovers that her marriage was not what it seemed, the foundation of her world is shattered. 

Randall Johnson has clawed his way up the ladder of success from a dirt-poor childhood in rural Texas.  He has no time for the complications of love and prefers women who understand his rules.  Kate Chilton is definitely not his type, despite the electricity crackling between them.

When Kate is driven by anger and betrayal to seek her own unique brand of revenge, she decides that Randall will make the perfect shockproof partner.  However, as soon as she tells him he’s a one-night stand, he refuses to take “no” for an answer.