Dying Wish

I have three major loves in my life: my family, my best friend Becky, and ballet. Elijah Turner is quickly becoming the fourth.

He's been around as long as I can remember. But now he's much more than just the annoying guy at school.

My life was working out perfectly...until it got turned upside down.

Watch the trailer with the original song, Dance While You Sleep.

Mistrust

                      NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING YA NOVEL

I’m the popular girl at school. 
The one everyone wants to be friends with. 
I have the best boyfriend in the world, who’s on the basketball team. 
My parents adore me, and I absolutely love them. My sister and I have a great relationship too.
I’m a cheerleader, I have a high GPA and I’m liked even by the teachers.
It was a night which promised to be filled with love and fun until…something happened which changed everything.

I'm excited to announce a paperback copy of Mistrust is available from the library at Porter High School, Texas.

Ugly

                              NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING YA NOVEL

If I were dead, I wouldn't be able to see.
If I were dead, I wouldn't be able to feel.
If I were dead, he'd never raise his hand to me again.
If I were dead, his words wouldn't cut as deep as they do.
If I were dead, I'd be beautiful and I wouldn't be so...ugly.
I'm not dead...but I wish I was.

Chef Pierre

Holly Walker had everything she’d ever dreamed about – a happy marriage and being mum to beautiful brown-eyed Emma - until an accident nineteen months ago tore her world apart. Now she's a widow and single mother to a boisterous little 7-year-old girl, looking for a new start. Ready to take the next step, Holly has found herself a job as a maître d' at Table One, a once-acclaimed restaurant in the heart of Sydney. But one extremely arrogant Frenchman isn't going to be easy to work with...

Twenty years ago, Pierre LeRoux came to Australia, following the stunning Aussie girl he'd fallen in love with and married. He and his wife put their personal lives on hold, determined for Pierre to take Sydney's culinary society by storm. Just as his bright star was on the upswing, tragedy claimed the woman he was hopelessly in love with. He had been known as a Master Chef, but since his wife’s death he has become known as a monster chef.

Can two broken people rebuild their lives and find happiness once more?

Smoke and Mirrors

Words can trick us. 

Smoke obscures objects on the edge of our vision. 
A mirror may reflect, but the eye sees what it wants. 
A delicate scent can evoke another time and place, a memory from the past. 
And a sentence can deceive you, even as you read it.

Grit

 

***Recommended for 18 years and over*** 
Jaeger Dalton wants the land that was promised to him. 
Phoenix Ward isn’t about to let anyone take Freedom Run away from her. 
He’ll protect what’s his. 
She’ll protect what’s hers. 
Jaeger is an arrogant ass, but he wants nothing more than Phoenix. 
Phoenix is stubborn and headstrong, and she wants Jaeger out of her life. 
Her father lost the family farm to gambling debts, but Jaeger isn’t the only one who has a claim to the property. 
Sometimes it’s best to let things go. 
But sometimes it’s better to fight until the very end. 
 

HiT Series Box Set

 

****WARNING – VIOLENT AND EXPLICIT SCENES. RECOMMENDED FOR 18+ READERS ONLY**** 

For the first time ever in one collection…the entire Anna Brookes saga. 
Revised July 2014 

Follow Anna as she evolves from a fifteen-year-old with a special talent to the world’s deadliest assassin, 15. The brand-new finale to the series, HiT to Live, is included in this specially-priced boxed set. 

HiT 149 
Anna Brookes is not your typical teenager. Her walls are not adorned with posters of boy bands or movie stars. Instead posters from Glock, Ruger, and Smith & Wesson grace her bedroom. Anna’s mother abandoned her at birth, and her father, St. Cloud Police Chief Henry Brookes, taught her how to shoot and coached her to excellence. On Anna’s fifteenth birthday, unwelcome guests join the celebration, and Anna’s world is never the same. You’ll meet the world’s top assassin, 15, and follow her as she discovers the one hit she’s not sure she can complete – Ben Pearson, the current St. Cloud Police Chief and a man with whom Anna has explosive sexual chemistry. Enter a world of intrigue, power, and treachery as Anna takes on old and new enemies, while falling in love with the one man with whom she can’t have a relationship. 

Anna Brookes in Training 
Find out what happened to transform the fifteen-year-old Anna Brookes, the Girl with the Golden Aim, into the deadly assassin 15. After her father is killed and her home destroyed, orphan Anna Brookes finds herself homeless in Gulf Breeze, Florida. After she saves Lukas from a deadly attack, he takes her in and begins to train her in the assassin’s craft. Learn how Lukas’s unconventional training hones Anna’s innate skills until she is as deadly as her mentor. 

HiT for Freedom 
Anna has decided to break off her steamy affair with Ben Pearson and leave St. Cloud, when she suspects a new threat to him. Katsu Vang is rich, powerful, and very interested in Anna. He’s also evil to his core. Join Anna as she plays a dangerous game, getting closer to Katsu to discover his real purpose, while trying to keep Ben safe. Secrets are exposed and the future Anna hoped for is snatched from her grasp. Forcefully addicted to heroin and sold as a sex slave, Anna is sent far away. Will Ben be able to save her? 

HiT to Live 
In the conclusion to the Anna Brookes saga, Ben and his sister Emily rescue Anna from a brothel in Sydney, Australia. For Anna and Ben, it’s time to settle scores…and a time for the truth between them. From Sydney to the Philippines and back to the States, they take care of business. But a helpful stranger enters Anna’s life, revealing more secrets…and a plan that Anna wants no part of. Can Anna and Ben shed their old lives and start a new one together, or will Anna’s new-found family ruin their chances at a happily-ever-after?

A Life Less Broken

 

On a day like any other, Allyn Sommers went off to work, not knowing that her life was about to be irrevocably and horrifically altered.

Three years later, Allyn is still a prisoner in her own home held captive by harrowing fear. Broken and damaged, Allyn seeks help from someone that fate brought her.

Dr. Dominic Shriver is a psychiatrist who’s drawn to difficult cases. He must push past his own personal battles to help Allyn fight her monsters and nightmares.

Is Dr. Shriver the answer to her healing?

Can Allyn overcome the broken?

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