Books Finished or WIPs

Somewhere Down the Road (The Path of Faith Series #1)  (finished)

        Amanda Cerrano believes her faith both in God and His leading in her life is as strong as it can be.  Confident of His leading, she accepts a teaching position in the hometown she left many years ago.  Cooper Pierson believes he is now completely useless after a horrible accident robs him of his wife and his livelihood – and his faith in God.  When he reconnects with his high school friend Amanda, he believes she is the key to helping him back into his old life.  Richard Hensson trusts God’s plans for his life, but he thought they included Amanda.  Three people all believe they have faith.  Cancer, death, and love help them travel the paths they chose, but will any of them reach the destination closest to their heart?

The Road to Nowhere  (finished)
      Aileen Praiger knew it was time to get out. After nearly fifteen years of emotional and mental abuse, it was time to leave her husband. Escape was the only solution. But she never expected the escape to end two hours after it began. The car skidding in the rain then slamming into a tree was her last conscious thought.

       Lisa Dempsy was no fool. She knew money was the only way out of the hick town she inhabited. She scrimped and saved, denying herself even simple pleasures. Then a good looking detective shows up and ruins everything. Escape is her only recourse.

       Detective Curtis Ralston loved his job. According to his fiance, he loved it too much. Leaving the city for a routine case, he discovers he's been jilted. Arriving in the small town, he finds the case isn't as routine as he thought. Maybe this case will be the escape he needs from the whole nasty argument with Paisley. Escape sounds good.

       But will any of them escape? Or will they find The Road to Nowhere?

Nowhere to Run (sequel to The Road to Nowhere - WIP)

   Jena Dubois stumbled upon some sensitive information in her job at a major pharmaceutical company. She tries to find the right person to tell, but they wrong ones found out. Chased through the building, she ends up in a stairwell, injured with nowhere to run. And her killer coming down the stairs.
    Curtis Ralston couldn’t handle the guilt. The woman he loved and swore to protect is dead because he couldn’t do his job. His best friend and detective partner of twelve years is dealing with health issues that will eventually cause him a great deal of pain and suffering thanks to Curtis’s failure. But Curtis doesn’t know where to turn or what to do other than keep on doing what he knows. He opens a private investigative business with his partner. But he knows there’s nowhere to run.
    Maddox Ainsworth loves being a cop. But that’s over now thanks to his last case. Going into the private sector with his former NYPD partner seems like a good compromise. But the cases are slow and dull. Until Rita Jacobs brings them a missing person’s case. Maddox jumps at the chance to get back into the game, but things become more tangled the more he investigates.

    A drug company gone bad. A crocodile with a cell phone. A cryptic message. What is really going on with Rita Jacobs? Everything leads them to a place where there’s Nowhere to Run.

The Matter of Faith WIP
      Rick Morton left for work just like every other day.  How was he to know that the pile-up on the freeway would change his life forever?  Stuck in the middle of a mile-long accident, Rick rushes to aid a dying woman.  Maureen entrusts him with a secret he vows to keep.  She also wills him her two month old daughter Faith. 

       Not willing to possibly risk Faith’s life, Rick keeps the secret entrusted to him.  His fiancé and friends believe he has fathered a child and been unfaithful to his engagement, but how can Rick prove differently without betraying the trust?  Trusting God with his life and with Faith’s, Rick resigns himself to a life without love – except from a very special little girl.  Just when their lives seem to settle into a routine, Maureen’s past foists itself onto them.  A kidnapping, a rescue, and a love unplanned all concern The Matter of Faith.