Jupiter, the psychopath from Portrait on Wicker, has escaped the institution for the criminally insane and is out for revenge against Judith McCain and Tracy Carr, who were responsible for putting... More > Jupiter away. The convict’s rap sheet lengthens with identity theft, kidnapping, and murder of a loved one. Being a former cop, Jupiter knows what the police will do next. Will Judith and Tracy have enough time to figure out what Jupiter wants?< Less
Ramona, a battered wife, plans to kill her husband and make it look like an accident. After his death, while going through his belongings, she finds papers he has written that make no sense. When her... More > mama commits suicide, she finds her mama’s diaries. The diaries begin just before Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. Ramona is amazed at what she learns about her mama, the sheriff, and the whole town of Addison, Georgia, where she lives.
Ramona is falling in love with the sheriff, but is terrified he will discover that her husband’s death wasn’t an accident. The town’s wealthiest man wants to buy the shack that Ramona and her husband, Jake, lived in, and is willing to pay double what it’s worth. The doctor that Ramona works for is trying to get her to leave town. Her landlord is found snooping in Ramona’s apartment. She doesn’t know who she can trust.< Less
Joanie, a struggling college student, inherits a Christmas tree from her great-aunt, who was very wealthy. Joanie would have preferred money to pay for tuition and books. The tree is ratty and ugly.... More > Joanie and her mama decide to put the tree up for Christmas this year, and then throw it away.
The tree will not let Joanie, her mama, or her mama’s boyfriend string new lights on it. Every time they try, the lights explode. Ornaments sit in the same box the tree was in. When they decorate the tree with these ornaments, it lights up and becomes beautiful. Joanie discovers that if she focuses on an ornament, she is taken to another time and place.< Less
This is my first two novels, BLOOD ON WHITE WICKER and the sequel, PORTRAIT ON WICKER condensed into one book and printed in large print. It begins with the a trobled teen in search of her identity... More > and ends with her helping the FBI solve one of the major crimes of the century as a mature woman.< Less
This self-help book asserts that no one has the answers for you because no one else has had the same experiences. Find your own answers for your own unique self with this guide. God is not in a book... More > or a building, God is inside each of us. We need only be quiet within ourselves and learn to listen.< Less
The cave is back and, once again, Ashley and Joe are exploring the universe. They get separated in a time warp after the cave has left them. When Ashley finds Joe, he is an old man in a rest home.... More > Irene catches up with them and tells them they have to make a difficult choice. They make the right choice, and the cave comes back to take them on an unusual journey.< Less
This is my life as I remember and understand it. In this book I reveal my shame of growing up in poverty and the confusion of being punished after being sexually abused. I divulge my struggle with... More > anorexia, my search for a place in the world, and the many careers I embarked upon: from the stripper pole to the oil fields, to the psychiatrist’s couch, to the other side of the psychiatrist’s couch, to retirement, and finally to realizing my calling as an author.< Less
Vicky flees from an abusive foster father, and jumps on the first bus out of the small Georgia town where she lives. The bus takes her to New Orleans, where she meets Dave Boudreau, a pimp with a... More > heart of gold. He has four girls living in the home he inherited from his parents, and tries to ease Vicky into a world of prostitution.
When one of the hookers and her best friend, Jesse, give Vicky an unusual necklace for her sixteenth birthday, she recognizes it from a repeating nightmare she’s had since childhood. This event starts her on a quest to find out about her past.
Discovering that her real name is Judith McCain and she comes from a wealthy family is the good news. As for the bad news, she feels she must bring those responsible for it to justice.< Less
In this sequel to Blood on White Wicker, Judith McCain is now a psychologist and returns to New Orleans in search of her missing sister, Julia, an artist. Judith uncovers a pedophile ring involving... More > several judges and some upstanding pillars of the community, including her former foster father. The psychologist eventually teams up with her FBI friend, John Shepherd, the man who helped her remember her past when she was sixteen. They attempt to find a judge they can trust. Judith is again forced to face her past, and is in danger of becoming a victim when she trusts the wrong person.< Less
Someone is terrorizing people on the beach. Sarah James lives in a beach condo and owns a boutique close by. Her boyfriend, Robert Kola, is the sheriff of Monroe Beach. He is worried about Sarah and... More > wants her to move in with him so he can protect her. She refuses. Things are happening to her that she can’t explain. She receives merchandise for her shop that she doesn’t remember ordering. Someone who smokes has put mileage on her car. When Sarah finds bloody clothes in the back of her closet, she thinks some fiend is trying to frame her for murder … or possibly, she realizes in terror, she herself committed the murders and doesn’t remember.< Less