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A Humorous Contemporary Novel                                                                                   WHO PUT THE VINEGAR IN THE SALT       
















Is it possible that God will use our worst mistakes toward building our best future? I believe this to be true and this truth is the heart of all my books, whether fiction or non-fiction.

I have found this to be true in my personal life as well. Though my first marriage ended in disappointment, I have been married to my current spouse for nearly forty years. Not only did God right my mistakes, but through the struggle of single parenting, God led me to a long career in human services. Now he has called me to share this truth with you, my readers.  

I am a cancer survivor and a recovering food addict, a mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, cousin, and friend, among a host of life’s adventures. In each instance, God has turned my disappointments, struggles, and failures into something beautiful. Life lessons I might never have learned otherwise.

In addition to Flash Fiction, many of my life lessons may be found on my blog: Snark and Sensibility. 

As you peruse this site, I hope you will gain an understanding of God’s love for you. In His mercy and with His Grace, your worst past becomes your best future.

I welcome your comments. Follow me on any of my social media listed at the bottom of this page, and I will follow you back. Have a prayer request? I will pray for you.

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This site also contains information about my writings, where you may purchase them, what they are about, and sample pages. 

Please take the time to peruse my books and visit my publishers who are dedicated to providing quality Christian Literature. It is a joy to be part of their ministries.

Need assistance with your manuscript? I am a freelance writing consultant. The First Hundred Pages

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New & Noteworthy

Hosea's Heart

How much does God require a husband to forgive? Aubrey Beaumont, a minister, must face this dilemma when his runaway wife returns. Her many years of drug abuse has taken its toll, both physically and legally. Can he forgive, or will he turn his back on her desperation?


The Fifteenth Article Has Now Arrived!

A futuristic political thriller set in the late 21st century. Edwin Rowlands has been named President-Elect of United Earth. If he successfully passes the Preservation Act upon his succession, he will become the Constitutional Government’s first dictator. Who will oppose him? The Revolutionary Army? The Humanitarian political wing? The Reformists? Or will God intervene?


Miracle on Maple Street Now a finalist for 2017 Selah Awards

“Christmas is a time for miracles,” Ryan McDougal tells his mother, when he is told that a long lost cousin, Millie, has resurfaced after nearly forty years, the cousin whose picture his mother clasped the day his father abandoned him. Though they occurred decades apart, he always believed the two disappearances were connected like opposite links of a chain. With Millie’s arrival, perhaps he might finally receive the answers he so desperately sought. However, Ryan has a third thorn in his side, more devastating than any mystery. His wife, the love of his life, has left his arms and his bed. How long before she moves out of the house and takes his beloved son with her? He prays for his own Christmas miracle. Millie’s anticipated visit prompts Ryan’s mother to reveal secrets that bring all to light. However, when past and present collide, the truth is more than Ryan can bear.


Snow on Bald Mountain A Novelette Sequel

Ryan McDougall still has much to learn about this life called Christian. When his wife tells him she is pregnant, he looks to make a change, especially since Ma’s cousin Millie has moved into the already crowded house on Maple Street. Ryan takes a job as caretaker for a Bald Mountain estate owned by an eccentric, elderly woman. He hadn’t expected to become attached, not only to the natural beauty that surrounds the property, but to the owner herself, the widow of a famous politician and the daughter of an early twentieth-century petroleum tycoon. As the McDougalls befriend their generous employer, Bald Mountain bursts with new energy until a Christmas blizzard and pregnancy complications bring Ryan to his knees yet again.


What I Write

After more than 25 years in human services field, working with the elderly, families in crisis, and protective services for children, I decided perhaps I could reach more people with books than governmental authority.

All my books, even speculative genres, are based upon my human services experiences and represent various psycho social issues, such as autism, widowhood, domestic violence, divorce and separation, societal issues, post traumatic stress disorder, drug addiction, grief, mental illness,and spiritual warfare. My non-fiction writings are sources of encouragement, designed for individual or group study.

And a combination of history, humor, and romance.

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