You are almost 14 years old. Your mother died six years ago, and you help look after your younger brother while you father works. He is a pitcher for a minor league baseball team, and he is trying... More > to make it into the major leagues. Just when it seems that things are looking better, tragedy strikes again. Now, it’s all up to you. You have your own dreams, and you desperately care about your small family. Will you be able to make it work? The story of Devin Robinson as the kid pitcher for the San Francisco Giants becomes well known, but what was never told is the story of Devin and Jordan’s early years. They have long since reached adult age, and they have decided that the time is now right to put the journey of their beginning part of their lives into print. This is a story for baseball fans and anyone else who wants to read about personal courage and determination.< Less
At the age of six, Zachary Bolitho discovers that his very kind, small town, neighbors are actually the Monarch’s grandson and family. By the age of seven, Zachary has lost his father, met the... More > Queen, and become an assistant caregiver to his little brother, Austin, and Austin’s same-age best friend, David, who just happens to be a royal prince.
When a national tragedy strikes seven years later, Zachary finds himself in a role he is hardly prepared for, placating senior government officials while trying to protect young David. Going purely on guesswork and instinct, Zachary tries hard to do what he thinks is right while at the same time working to assist a much younger David to do the same.
Dealing with cranky, older advisors, a lack of clear direction, plus a traitorous and Machiavellian uncle, Zachary struggles to make sense of what has happened while trying to prepare his young friend for the most important role of his life.< Less
Logan James has found himself on his own at an early age, after losing his beloved Papa. His first response it to allow the adults around him to take over, but he quickly begins to live his life on... More > his own terms. He finds a family to look after him, and makes that family his own.
Logan is a very determined teenager, and he is going to make sure that the life that he could have had with his Papa is the one he is going to have now. Not without drama, this is a story of perseverance, personal courage, and family love.
Join Logan in this story and find out how he found and created a new family to more than replace what he’d lost.< Less
Born in a small town in rural south-west Georgia and placed in a foster home after being orphaned at five. Those were the bare bones words to describe Robert’s first years.
He... More > is big for his age and hard to place, but after too many years, he is finally one of the lucky ones to be picked as a potential adoptee. He struggles to make sure his new adoptive mother likes him and wants to keep him, in spite of the fact that she really has no idea what to do with a child. She is well meaning, but rather emotionless. Robert desperately tries to figure out to read her and please her. Join Robert as he experiences the adventure of a new home, a new school, and new friends, along with some more dramatic events.
Will it all work? Will Robert really find the home he needs and wants?
Find out if Robert’s life takes a turn for the better, in ROBERT’S RIDE.< Less
At age 9, Troy Evanson lost his father in an accident. Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. He’s stopped doing... More > all the extra things he did with his Dad and he’s just barely hanging on. The kids at his school have started to pick on him, and Troy has become the victim of bullies. He hates school, and he hates being around people. Any kind of socializing has become torture.
Now, at age 12, he has a one-time chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge, or will remain the victim he has become? Will he be able to pull himself together and become the man that his Dad was trying to help him be, or will be forever be the lost little boy whose life ended when his father died?
Find out if this is the uplifting story we all hope for.
Find out what choices Troy makes in PLAYING THE ‘SON’ CARD.< Less
Cameron Connors is a young father trying to deal with a mother who likes the idea of children, but otherwise appears not to like her own. Cameron has managed to get his own two young sons away from... More > his mother, but now he needs to rescue Brendan, his younger brother.
As Cameron has learned over the years, his mother can be quite two-faced, and heaven help anyone who crosses Mrs. Rachael Connors. Cameron and his mother are currently in a state of cease-fire, but that could change dramatically based on what Cameron has planned for the next few weeks in order to challenge his parents for custody of Brendan.
Will Cameron succeed in creating a new family of four, or will he lose? The stakes are high, and Cameron stands to lose custody of his own two sons if he is not careful. Follow the saga of Cameron as he struggles to do what he knows he must do, and what is right.
This special edition includes bonus chapters from sequel.< Less
Cameron Connors is a young father trying to deal with a mother who likes the idea of children, but otherwise appears not to like her own. Cameron has managed to get his own two young sons away from... More > his mother, but now he needs to rescue Brendan, his younger brother. As Cameron has learned over the years, his mother can be quite two-faced, and heaven help anyone who crosses Mrs. Rachael Connors. Cameron and his mother are currently in a state of cease-fire, but that could change dramatically based on what Cameron has planned for the next few weeks in order to challenge his parents for custody of Brendan. Will Cameron succeed in creating a new family of four, or will he lose? The stakes are high, and Cameron stands to lose custody of his own two sons if he is not careful. Follow the saga of Cameron as he struggles to do what he knows he must do, and what is right.< Less
Tyler Collins is headed into fourth grade, but before that he’s going join his father, Brian, at a remote location in northwest Ontario for the summer. It sounds simple, but that first summer... More > with the father he doesn't know will be a coming of age experience beyond what father and son could ever have imagined. The ability of Tyler to handle what life throws at him will be truly tested not only during that first summer, but also once he gets back home. Can Tyler deal with it all? Join Tyler as he journeys from the streets of metro Seattle to the Minnesota shores of Lake Superior to the wild back country of Canada’s northwest Ontario.< Less
This book tells the story of Derek Murray and his family, starting just prior to the death of his father, and continuing through his teen years to early adulthood.
Derek was born and lived in a... More > relatively small coastal community. He was not yet five when his mother died in childbirth, and he started helping to care for his younger brother even before his father died.
After his father’s death, he looked after Sean on his own, keeping the outside world fooled as to the circumstances in which they lived.
For the first year, they lived on their Dad’s savings, and then Derek started earning money through some part time work. First, he delivered papers, with Sean’s help. Then he also started getting part time work at the community recreation center, and eventually he got summer employment at a camp, and finally, he graduated early from high school and got full time work at the recreation center, where he stayed for a few years before the two brothers worked their way through college.< Less
Aiden wakes up on a plane, but thinks he is someone else. Are these dreams of another life; or reality? Aiden struggles to honor the legacy of his very young physical self, while dealing with... More > memories of a tragedy that seem impossible to reconcile. At the same time, Aiden has been thrust into a public role in the Winter Games with expectations beyond normal for any boy his age. What challenges must Aiden confront? Can Aiden find the courage?
“Aiden’s Arrival” is an adventure novel set in the worlds of downhill skiing, aquatics, and international competition. “Aiden’s Arrival” is also a story of love, family, and courage with a twist incorporating the great question: Can we come back as someone else? Do we all, or just in rare circumstances? And; if we do come back, how might it work?< Less