Someone attempted to kill Sylvia last Christmas, but she doesn't expect it to happen again. She’s heard about the modern-day Bonnie and Clyde from Michigan, but the thrill-seeking murderers have kept to their native state, and Sylvia has other concerns.
The freezing, starving, and frightened cat she found in her garage.
Two couples snowed in at the bed-and-breakfast are giving Sylvia and her professor/screenwriter boyfriend odd vibrations.
And then there are Sylvia’s past misdeeds. She’d like to tell the man she loves the truth about herself ... but some people can’t take the truth...
And some secrets can be deadly…
**CHRISTMAS REDEMPTION - Love & Murder Book 5 - is a stand-alone, 33,000-word novella.**
The truth is that life is uncertain.
Meg Quinn hasn’t been to war, but her father has, and it changed their lives for the worse — and for the better. Now she has a sharp tongue and a mind to match ... and she doesn’t trust easily. The best person she knows is losing a fight with death, and Meg is guardian of her friend’s seven-year-old son.
Easy MacLean, the co-guardian, is Meg’s dying friend’s brother. The former Marine has been hibernating in his Colorado mountain home, and Meg lets him know that he needs to be by his sister’s side in Milwaukee now.
Easy is attracted to his sister’s clever friend, but life gets complicated when he gets involved in a search for a missing veteran. After living alone with his rescue dog for so long, Easy and his dog are now sharing a home with a beautiful woman, a boy, and a cat. Even as he watches his sister die a little each day, he’s finding out the truth about life and love ... and murder.
Broke, pregnant and deserted by her
boyfriend, Maddie Barrymore swerves to avoid a kitten while driving in a
Wisconsin blizzard—and her life takes another turn. Like Puss in Boots, she
stays in an empty house. She has the baby, the kitten, gets a job and a
degree…yet every day she’s ready to flee if the real owner shows up.
Five years later, he does…
Dumped by the woman he loves, film
producer Logan MacLeesh’s heart is as dark as one of his movies. He plans to
hole up in his grandmother’s old mansion and throw himself into his work…until
he discovers the sexy squatter and her four-year-old son. Before he can call
the sheriff, Maddie’s tale of how she ended up there entertains him. They make
a deal that as long as she tells him a story every night, she and her son can
stay. Even the cat, though Logan’s always been a dog person.
A dog in need of saving…
Far away in another state, a homeless
dog lifts his head, sniffs…and smells him. The human who’s meant for him.
As he heads through the snow toward the scent, his journey seems impossible,
even though it’s Christmas, a time when miracles happen.
Adam Donahue lives in the perfect vacation place – Door County, Wisconsin. But his life isn't perfect. His wife was killed by a drunk driver three years ago, and his twelve-year-old daughter has type one diabetes. Now his daughter claims a mythical pooka, in the shape of a giant cat only she can see, is living in her bedroom. It scares him enough to do something he hates – ask for help from his late wife's best friend.
Lauren Finney's insurance agent husband disappeared four and a half years ago. Good riddance. Her Irish wolfhound is better company than he ever was. And she misses her best friend more than the missing husband, though Adam – her best friend 's widower – makes her heart beat faster. Now it's time to initiate divorce proceedings against her husband, before the prenup restrictions expire and he comes back to claim half her considerable assets.
As soon as she starts the proceedings, bad things happen. Very bad things.
Then Adam asks her help with his daughter, and good things happen. Very good things.
It might be their very best Christmas ... or it might be their very last.
Neurosurgeon and widower Paul Thorpe’s thirteen-year-old
daughter needs help. A genius in the operating room, he’s clueless as a father.
Then he catches a segment on TV about a woman who conducted a successful eight-week
boot camp to help teenage girls find their awesome...
He makes her an offer she can’t refuse...
Psychologist and life coach Bronte McPhee is too busy
building her Finding Your Awesome empire to take time for romance. But she can’t
turn down the money Paul offers. She and her Cavalier King Charles spaniel
travel to the chillier climes of Wisconsin. After all, she’ll be back in
But she’d forgotten that in eight weeks, anything could happen....