Published & Unpublished Novels
THE REVOLUTION OF CHARLOTTE SMITH
An Amazon five-star novel
This novel follows seventeen-year-old Charlotte Smith through a complete life revolution that starts when she decides to spite her controlling parents by staging her disappearance. As a result, she becomes the reluctant guest of four bull riders on their way to a professional bull riding event. This sexy, drama-comedy is based in the real world of the Professional Bull Riders.
ANY STRANGE BEAST
A titillating novel of dark self-discovery
Written from the perspective of a ruminating New York City gigolo, this story explores a painfully sad and often humorous journey of dark self-discovery that examines the long-term effects of a broken family further crushed by the weight of abuse. ANY STRANGE BEAST blends erotic delicacy into viscerally intense, forthright prose.
This novel was developed under the guidance of a veteran producer (34 films and an HBO Award winner) who intents to adapt it to film. It is complete and unpublished.
"This is a very good story and you are a very good writer."
"...written with great brio..."
Bold and forward like FEAR OF FLYING by Erica Jong, at a recent writing conference, an industry professional compared ANY STRANGE BEAST TO Henry Miller's TROPIC OF CANCER.
MOM OF THE YEAR
Without the city.
Proving once and for all size doesn't matter.
At the age of sixteen, Melissa Kennedy was kicked out of the house by a mother who never understood her. Now she’s the thirty-something loser who clings to a flailing comedy writer's dream in New York City. In an attempt to right the ship, she decides to head back for her high school reunion to connect with the one person who always had her back—her first boyfriend, Abel. But that plan hits a wall when she finds out he's dead. There to console her is his little brother. When the consequences of that one-night stand become obvious, Melissa gets sucked back to the place where all the trouble started.
This women's fiction drama-comedy, complete and unpublished, has also been adapted to a cable-rated limited series.
A BOY NAMED
A Young Adult adventure.
How to turn surviving into thriving.
Trevor Catcher was orphaned by ten and then abandoned by a greedy aunt who dropped custody when his money ran out. By the time he was fourteen, he had been in and out of so many foster homes, he was on track to be the next bad thing. Then Trevor encounters an estranged uncle, Pops. This towering, rodeo livestock contractor might be the only person tough enough to turn Trevor around. But when the boy befriends a runaway, his rebellious nature threatens all he's ever wanted.
This unpublished YA series, written in the honest adolescent vein of John Green and Judy Blume, features a multi-cultural cast of characters who, because of their difficult pasts, don't know how to quit.
CAN'T FIND A
A sexy tale on how to choose happiness over absolutely everything.
Never married, 40-something Daley Henkis lives in the gray space with a lover who doesn't commit yet won't move on. Then a run-in with a much younger acquaintance triggers a mid-life crisis. Her choice draws her into a love quadrangle between her long-time rodeo cowboy boyfriend, the ex-bull rider who's always loved her and the young acquaintance—an uncomplicated major league pitcher—who needs her help. But when he turns out to be more than just a friend, the revelation forces her to atone for her choices.
This women's fiction novel is complete and unpublished.
Maybe it's not about finding a better man.