Jess has a death sentence, an inoperable brain tumor. As the muscle tremors and pain intensify, an alarming new symptom develops, a rose-colored haze invades her vision. With it, comes the captivating hallucination of a world under a dire threat, and protected by a magic crystal called the Rose Stone. Her doctor warned vision changes signaled the beginning of the end, but this Commonwealth of the Rose issues a compelling call. Jess dares to answer and finds a warrior named Griffin engaged in a struggle with an enemy called the darkling, who takes a chilling interest in Jess. With the help of Griffin and his warbird, she evades the darkling’s assassins and discovers her connection to the Commonwealth of the Rose runs deeper than mere illusion.
Tossed back and forth between two worlds, Jess battles the darkling in one reality and a tumor in the other. Her struggle to determine her true place grows as does her attraction to Griffin. Is the call of the Rose Stone a dream, a hallucination, or will it set her heart on the path to something greater?
It’s not every day a dead man sends you on a mission to save the world.
Excitement brews in Crossroads for everyone but Callum Macgregor. The harvest festival coincides with a total eclipse, but a broken engagement leaves Cal no desire for fun. Then a surprise visit from his old law partner drops a bombshell. Thirty years before Cal was born, his law partner made a promise to man named Phillip Bingham. Cal must attend the festival or the world faced unparalleled disaster.
Why did accountant Meg Adler’s career and romances always fizzle? Jobless again, she receives a mysterious offer from a man named Phillip Bingham but they must meet at the Crossroads Harvest Festival. Meg is leery but it’s not the end of the world if the job doesn’t pan out.
Ancient evil prowls the shadow of the eclipse, and the key to saving the present lies in the past. In a time-traveling adventure, Cal and Meg enter a mystic maze hot on the trail of two magic artifacts. Can they fulfill a dead man’s mission and discover a new future with each other?
This isn't a typical Yuletide tale.
The holidays had always been a magical time for Rosalie, but not this year. Stephanie, her new manager at Penrose’s Department Store, is determined to make this season the most profitable in the store’s history, even if it sucks the life out of every employee. Introducing arbitrary rules and stealing the affections of Anthony, the cute temp Santa, were bad enough, but forcing Rosalie into the stupid elf hat was the worst. The worst, that is, until she meets a real E.L.F. (Elemental Life Form) named David and gets lassoed into a desperate hunt for the stolen Naughty and Nice List. Now all Rosalie and David must do is dodge a murderous invisible demon and recover the missing artifact before hellhounds track them down. The couple race against time for without the magical guidance of the Naughty and Nice List, the world will tumble toward eternal chaos.
Judgment Day is coming.
Changes are in store for Rosalie, David, and the gang at Penrose’s. Remodeling has begun and lives are in upheaval as well as floorplans. Rosalie’s duties as the new human warden on the Integral council draws her deeper into their politics. A clan leader dies, another is elected, and a plot against a third turns deadly. Who will emerge unscathed and who will be banished? Meanwhile, Judgment Day approaches when rights are set wrong and anyone who crosses a cupid risks the Kiss of Death.
Comic books can be the death of you.
Police Officer Nate Hammond had no regrets staying in his hometown of Coldwater Bay. He had a good life and a promising future, although the perfect romance remained elusive. Was it because that girl with the wild tangle of curls stole his heart at thirteen and never gave it back? Why did the memory of his first kiss still linger? Too bad the chance of running into Libby Parish again was nil. She had made it clear the day they said goodbye, her life headed in another direction.
Elizabeth Parish had a plan than never included Coldwater Bay. Small town life held nothing but bittersweet memories of an unhappy home, yet why was she possessed by the strange obsession to return? Did it have something to do with that mysterious comic book or its equally secretive author? Or could the real reason be someone she left behind many years ago?
Sucked into a deadly comic book universe Nate and Libby find themselves in Second Chance City, home of the Refractor and a league of murderous adversaries. Can a knowledge of comic books, a half-hearted super-hero, misunderstood villains, science gone horribly awry, and a mysterious flashlight help them find a way home or will their second chance at happily-ever-after only end in in death?
A dark shadow rises.
San Francisco in 1885 is a dangerous place for investigative newspaper reporter Nell Bishop. She’s uncovered a crime lord’s corrupt empire and heads to the Arizona Territories to stop the plan to extend his evil dominion to the West. As a woman in man’s world, she locked her heart to romantic distractions, but could Marshal Sam Tanner hold the key?
Sam Tanner fought the visions sent by his Apache blood. They always foretold an inevitable death. Then he dreamed of the coyote with golden brown eyes who warned of a black shadow spreading evil across the territory. Had the spirits linked Sam’s fate to the woman with the golden brown eyes who stepped off the stagecoach? Can Sam help Nell elude the mysterious dark riders who dog her trail or will the next vision mean death for both?
Adventure, romance, humor, and the call of Apache spirits weave together a Wild West adventure where either murder or justice can come at the twitch of a trigger finger.
Psychologist Katherine Fleming is happily settled into a new practice in Sandy Shoals. No matter how challenging the case, she never shirks from helping a person in emotional distress confront a painful issue. With keen powers of observation and a compassionate nature, Katherine willingly applies her talent and training to even seemingly hopeless cases. Although her motto is counseling can help any troubled soul, accepting a new patient who happens to be dead adds an unexpected wrinkle.
The first time homicide Detective Jake Sumner of the Sandy Shoals PD laid eyes on the old house he sensed potential. The good bones practically cried out to him. Little did he know, the purchase of the property included an unusual tenant far from resting in peace. Can the new psychologist in town help him treat a ghostly trauma case and stop a murderer from claiming the next victim?
With the aid of a mysterious white cat and a mystic mirror, Katherine and Jake join forces to hunt a killer. Because if the living won’t seek justice for the dead, who will?