If you loved my novellas, check out these collections where you will find my story in good company with several other stories by awesome authors. All collections are ebooks and are available exclusively through Amazon. Enjoy!
While America’s men were fighting in the second World War, the women back home were keeping things together and waiting with love in their hearts for the men to return. Enjoy these four romances that take place during this time in our history.
Warring with Love
Betsy Colter’s Heart is On the Line
Betrayed by her soldier fiancé, Betsy takes a job as a Harvey Girl waitress and vows to steer clear of military romance. But soon she’s falling for her army pen pal, Dr. Spencer Gregory. When a wounded Spencer returns home and rebuffs her friendship and love, Betsy’s deepest fears come true. Though he’s a decorated soldier, Spencer sees himself as a burden—one he won’t saddle Betsy with. But keeping her at arm’s length is no longer an option when Betsy’s former fiancé shows up eager to win her back. If their romance is to survive the war, Spencer must set aside his pride and win her heart.
CLARINDA FINCH HATES CHANGE
As the newly elected mayor of Maple Notch, the war widow must lead her town through the dark days of World War II. But where she finds comfort in tradition, the town council insists on trying new ways of handling the homefront challenges. Her most untraditional opponent? Councilman Ralph Quincy.
High school principal Ralph never expected to become a friend to Clarinda and her family. But as she spars with him over the war effort, the smart, spirited mayor is the most compelling woman he’s ever known. Can they put aside their differences and fight for both their town and a future together?
Love in Steel Town America during the midst of WWII
Youngstown, Ohio 1944
Molly Clayton works as a ladies columnist for the Valley Bulletin, the town’s most prominent African American newspaper. Between writing, aiding the war effort, and helping her struggling parents pay the bills, she doesn’t have time for her favorite pastime of swing dancing.
When a friend gives her tickets to a Valentine’s Day dance for her birthday, Molly can’t wait to attend. She meets Stephen Keller, a handsome jazz magazine editor. She’s attracted to him, but a painful secret lurks beneath the surface of Stephen’s easy charm that makes him defensive to others and suspicious of her faith.
Things take a turn for the worse when a vicious rumor threatens to destroy both her career and her blossoming courtship. Will she gain the courage to confront the rumor and speak her heart to Stephen before it’s too late?
Snow Globe Reunion
Stranded by a snowstorm, Carrie Sanders is left holding a bag an old woman she’d been talking to left behind in the airport coffee shop. Mystified by the woman’s disappearance, she sits on the bench staring at the snow globe that was in the bag.
Inside the glittery snowy world it’s Christmas during the 1940s. Fighting sleep, the next thing she knows she’s in the arms of the soldier she last saw skating on the pond in the snow globe. He’s no stranger, but the boy next door who never forgot her.
Available on Amazon: War Dolls
Snow Globe Romance
When Elsa finds an old snow globe in the attic of the New York City mansion where she works as a cook’s assistant, she is magically transported to the quaint Snow Globe Village where she meets the long lost grandson of her employer and is offered a chance to become a baker and his wife… Will Grant convince her to stay in the Snow Globe Village or will she turn the snow globe upside down and take them both back to a place where it would be impossible for them to share a life of love?
Snow Globe Reunion
Stranded by a snowstorm, Carrie Sanders is left holding a bag an old woman she’d been talking to left behind in the airport coffee shop. Mystified by the woman’s disappearance, she sits on the bench staring at the snow globe that was in the bag. Inside the glittery snowy world it’s Christmas during the 1940s. Fighting sleep, the next thing she knows she’s in the arms of the soldier she last saw skating on the pond in the snow globe. He’s no stranger, but the boy next door who never forgot her
War of the heart
When a vintage snow globe sends Boston dress designer Louise Martin and British B&B owner George Walker back in time to London, December 1940, they race against the clock to reconcile a feud between their families and solve a 75-year-old mystery. As Louise relies on George for guidance, friendship then love, will the future he envisions strangle her own dreams? Will their relationship survive generations of mistrust, the Blitz and the possibility of being stranded in wartime 1940, never to return to their former lives?
When a wish comes true… Debbie Regan finally gets to enjoy Christmas in a snow globe world like the one she always dreamed of. Only the Christmas shop owner, Preston Campbell stands in her way. But she hasn’t come this far to let go of the dream. Preston is biding his time until his mom’s shop sells and he can move on… Except the Yuletide is bearing down on him with no buyer in sight. He is forced to hire vivacious Debbie Regan to help for the season. Both of them find themselves wanting things they had never let themselves desire before.
Love in Little Snow
Dr Bailey Cartwrite is devastated when his girlfriend, Lucy, is killed. But in her last act of love, Lucy appears to Bailey as an angel and sends him to the world of Little Snow – the snow globe world. All Bailey must do to find what is lacking in his life, is believe in the magic of Christmas… Bailey wakes up in Little Snow to find himself married with a baby son. Together with Holly, the woman who says she is now his wife, Bailey starts to learn about the life he’s supposedly created with her. In doing so, he realizes that Holly, too, is facing heartbreak. Can Bailey renew his trust in God and find peace and true love with Holly?
Christmas at Racoon Creek
Emily Eason wants to distance herself from her parents’ opulent lifestyle in Birmingham, Alabama, and enjoy life in the tiny rural village, Raccoon Creek and her fifties-style home. But after gazing into the little snow globe she purchased from Hardwicke’s Drugs and Gifts, she finds herself transported to another time—her grandmother’s era. Lance Hardwicke is the pharmacist and owner of Hardwicke’s Drugs. Four years of pharmacy school didn’t allow for much of a social life. Gorgeous Emily Eason, nurse and resident of Raccoon Creek, has captured his attention more than once. The next time she comes in the store, he’s determined to ask her out. Perhaps go to Birmingham to see the Christmas lights in his brand new orange and white ’53 Pontiac Pathfinder. Can love span the fifty-year gap standing between them?
Available on Amazon: Snow Globe Christmas
Where Love is as tall as the New York skyscrapers
Love Among the Lilacs
From Homeless to Heartache
Bookkeeper Mollie Wright knows about living on the streets, and her purchase of sweet Lilac Cottage is a dream come true. She is determined to stay and fight when a legal error puts her ownership at risk.
Attorney Sean Grady never wanted his great-aunts to sell their cottage in Westchester County, New York, so when a paperwork snafu puts the deal on hold, he moves swiftly to evict the pretty, feisty squatter.
Mollie finds unexpected allies in Grady Cove neighbors and a member of Sean’s own family but knows the clock is ticking.
Will a theft and her past secrets force a showdown to heartache, or will Mollie and Sean discover home is where your heart is?
Love Over Par
Katherine O’Connor is in dire straits and the only thing she can think of to do is apply for a job as a caddy. The only problem is…women aren’t yet allowed to play golf in America. She cuts her hair, dons boy clothing and gets the job. She didn’t plan on falling for her handsome boss. Once her identity is revealed, complications of her deception seem overwhelming. Bradford Woodward knows something is suspicious about the frail young man in his employ, but since his brother hired the caddy, he’ll honor the boy’s employment and try to find something the boy knows how to do. When “Kevin” asks to play in a promotional golf tournament, Brad doesn’t see the harm in it. What transpires next turns his world upside down and makes him question everything he thought to be real. Can these two repair a relationship formed under false pretenses?
April Roberts is twenty-year-old Ballerina trying to make a living in 1983 New York City. Times are hard for everyone and April is no different. Between the harshness in the underground world of Ballet, the cattiness of the women she works with, and the drug craze popping up in the city, the odds are stacked against her.
There is hope, one thing that can make or break her, a dance competition. If she wins, first prize is a trip to France to study with the masters of her dance. If she doesn’t, she will be stuck in the Bohemian Hell that is New York City.
Along the way she meets Luke, a wannabe Filmmaker who literally bumps into her world, his best friend Dodger, an almost famous Rock Star, and her enigmatic landlord Sammy. Which man will win her heart and dance her Forbidden Dance?
In just a matter of days, Addie Mayfield’s life is upended. Through an arrangement her father makes, she sets sail on the RMS Titanic as governess to the two young Fairchild children. When tragedy strikes, she finds herself rescued alongside strangers on the RMS Carpathia, headed for New York City. Far from home, she is taken in by the O’Reilly family to wait for her family to send for her. With no money for her passage home, she’s brought to the small hamlet of Montauk to become a caretaker for a great aunt she has never met.
Captain Frank Shea is a man without a ship. Removed from duty as captain of the RMS Morrow, he’s come to Montauk to recover from a leg injury. More painful than the injury is his fall from grace after spending his entire life at sea. The ocean was his home and he has never needed anyone. Now faced with an uncertain future, he’s desperate for a way back to the sea. Until he meets Addie Mayfield, a woman who is just as lost as he is.
Can these two people find hope for the future after all they’ve lost? Can an unexpected love heal two broken souls?
Available on Amazon: New York