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Lightning From Red Above

Love is the last thing on Evangeline Kent’s mind when she receives word of her notorious pirate brother’s capture and impending death. Desperate to save him from the hangman’s noose, she scours the wharfs of London in search of a ship to take her to Fort LaCoaste off the coast of Africa where he is being held. Her only hope comes in the form of a tenacious captain named Braden Wellington. And he’s refusing to cooperate. Forced together on Braden’s ship, sparks fly as they battle raging squalls, pirate attacks, and their growing attraction. When they find out they’re after the same man, Braden struggles to keep his promises to God and his vow to protect the woman he’s come to love. But can he truly hold her heart when he’s hiding a terrible secret that threatens to rip them apart forever?

 Winner of the 2012 Unpublished Maggie Award for Inspirational Romance

 

Of Courage Beyond

1724 Scotland is a dangerous place to be. The Jacobite rising of The Fifteenth is over, but the rumblings of another war are ever present. But fighting is far from Rorwan MacLennan’s mind when he rescues Kyllian Strachlan from redcoat scouts. As the future chieftain of clan MacLennan it is his duty to secure peace for his people and he’s decided that Kyllian is the woman he wants beside him. A jealous uncle desperate to take the power of the clan for himself takes matters into his own hands by kidnapping Kyllian in hopes of driving Rorwan off the brink of madness.

Third place, Dixie First Chapter contest

Third place, Launching a Star Contest

 

Iron Shepherd

1940 war torn France. Hitler is beginning his march across Europe and everyone is under suspicion of being a traitor. Claire Baudin is an American student studying in France who is stranded when her French family is arrested for conspiracy. Escaping the authorities, Claire runs south to the free zone, but is forced to take shelter in a small town where she meets Captain Michael Reiner of the Third Reich. Only Michael isn’t who he claims to be. A British language expert turned spy, Michael is immediately taken with Claire, but she wants nothing to do with him or his jackboots. Struggling to keep their identities safe, they break all boundaries and do the unthinkable. Fall in love.

 

A Rolls Royce in No Man’s Land

Gwyn Ruthers is a chauffer’s daughter who longs for adventure far beyond the stifled life society restricts her to. With the war to end all wars exploding across the Channel, Gwyn signs up to drive ambulances on the Front. Rambling over bomb blasted roads and living in mud bogged trenches is far from the exotic travels she had in mind. A simpler life doesn’t look quite as bad as she once thought. Especially when a handsome captain has her rethinking her objections to settling down.

 

A Brighter Honor (novella)

With no other way to save her clan’s land, Ainsley Ruthven drags herself into a handfasting with a man she’s never met.
A man known only for his fiercenss in battle. Cade Buchanan never wanted a wife, but honor binds him to to take this fiery woman under his protection. But the powerful Buchanan name does little to dissuade those hungry for power and revenge. As the Jacobite rebellion brews all around, they must fight together to stay alive, but their hearts stand little chance against one another.

 

Edge of No Return

As the daughter of Sir Alfred Whitford, Kat has a certain set of responsibilities set on her shoulders. Chasing after her wayward sister to Nazi occupied Paris was never intended to be one of them. Wrapped in the lap of luxury that her Nazi boyfriend provides, Ellie has no intention of going back to the shackled life their parents dictate for them.

Arrested for simply trying to defend himself against a drunken bully, Barrett Anderson is given the option of going to jail or serving out his sentence by training Resistance fighters in Paris. A bar owner serves as the perfect disguise to entertain Nazis at night while training fighters right below their jackboots during the day. Being assigned to watch over two English debutantes is the last thing he needs, but a payout from their father is too tempting to resist. Can they trust each other long enough to survive, or will their hearts prove more traitorous than the dangers waiting around the corner?

    Winner of the 2016 Hearts Through History Contest

 Finalist, 2016 TARA Contest