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Settling into her new life in Oregon and expecting her first child, FBI profiler Jo McDaniels' serenity is shattered when her old boss turns up with some devastating news. The serial killer who managed to elude them in Maine has resurfaced.

Harland Briggs is every sadistic monster Jo has profiled rolled into one. Leaving his hunting grounds in Maine, he's making his way across country leaving a path of destruction in his wake.

After learning that in the past three years an alarming number of teenage girls had been abducted across the country, Jo goes against her husband's wishes and agrees to go after Briggs. Once again, her sanity, as well as her life, is in jeopardy…and the life of her unborn child.

Available at  Amazon

After being wounded in combat, Army veteran Caleb Malone returns to the states and takes a job in his brother's private investigations agency. His first solo assignment is a simple 'snap a few photos of a cheating fiancĂ© case'. But as Caleb learned in the army, nothing is ever that simple.  Hired by the father of the future bride, Caleb quickly realizes someone wants the woman dead.

Single mother, Abby Hughes is no stranger to heartache. After her firefighter husband was killed doing what he loved, she was forced to become both mother and father to her two boys. Working as a real estate agent in the family business, Abby has been entrusted to land one of the biggest sales the firm has ever had. The town of Keaton needs Criswell Industries to open their new factory there to boost its dwindling economy.

When Abby finally gets close to landing the deal, she learns she has some deadly competition, and as she and Caleb unravels the mystery behind the mysterious rival her whole world begins to collapse. 

Available at Desert Breeze PublishingAmazonBarnes and NobleChristianbook.com, and most online bookstores.

Drew Presley's wife was murdered while he was serving his country in Iraq. Giving up a career he loved, he's returned to Dauphine Island to care for his son and try to make a new life for them. The unsolved murder of his wife continues to plague him. The islanders are very protective of their own and he fears a killer is among them. The more he searches for answers though the more dangerous it becomes. Just as troublesome is his attraction to his son's second-grade teacher.

Trudy Walsh was Nora Presley's best friend so the bond she has with Nora's motherless child is only normal. What troubles Trudy is the growing feelings she has for Reed's father. How can she be so attractive to this man when Jack Diamond is all she's ever thought about?

When Drew begins to suspect Jack of his wife's murder, sparks begin to fly. What secrets lie in Gianni's Cove, and what do they have to do with Nora's murder?

Available at Desert Breeze Publishing, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Christianbook.com, and most online bookstores.

When the skeletal remains of three young women are discovered on the vacation estate of a U.S. Senator, the local sheriff enlists the help of Special Agent Gabe Landry and a local forensic sketch artist to help him solve the murders. As a profiler, Gabe knows his skills are useless until they discover the identity of the victims.

That’s where the beautiful and talented Mackayla Kensington comes in. Mackayla is all too familiar with the heartache of not knowing the fate of a loved one. The brutal murder of her own daughter is the driving force behind her determination to bring closure to families missing loved ones. Using her artistry skills, Mackayla works frantically to put faces to the skulls so that their identities can be revealed and the killer can be caught. When the killer realizes how good she is, it appears she may be the next to die.

Awards and Recognitions: Bestseller at Christianbook.com; 2012 CAPA Nominee for Best Inspirational.

Available at Desert Breeze PublishingAmazon.comBarnes and Noble, Christianbook.com and most online bookstores.


Kasey Montgomery has returned to her hometown of Fire Creek Montana after the apparent suicide of her cousin. Within days of Beth's funeral, Kasey begins to find inconsistencies in her death. The local sheriff is quick to dismiss the allegations as figments of a writer's imagination. Kasey is determined to prove otherwise. Does the bronzed skinned stranger from Beth's funeral hold the answers?

Local park ranger, Jimmy Little Raven suspects foul play too. Beth was engaged to his best friend who died months earlier from a mysterious accident. Risking his heart and his job, he teams up with the famous mystery writer to find the answers to both deaths.

Available at Desert Breeze Publishing, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Christianbook.com & most online bookstores.

 
Former combat medic Kory Wagner has been in four war zones, served three tours in Iraq, survived countless firefights, RPG’s, IED’s and even a helicopter crash. Now she’s home and out of the Army for good and someone is trying to kill her in her own backyard. Just as disturbing is the handsome sheriff who’s on the case.

Sheriff Sean Harding doesn’t quite know what to think of the decorated veteran that managed to outsmart an entire search party. What bothers him more is the body of a PI, whom she hired to find her sister's killer, was found dead in a building Kory owns. And Kory isn’t being very cooperative with helping him find the answers as to why someone would kill her sister and want her dead. Will he be able to keep her alive along enough to discover the truth?  Purchase ebook from my publisher, or at Christianbook.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble or most online bookstores.

Awards and Recognitions: 'Top Pick' review from NOR; 2011 Grace Award Finalist; Bestseller at Christianbook.com; 2012 CAPA Nominee for Best Romantic Suspense.


Single mother Jenny Holloway has her hands full running a 1200-acre ranch, and keeping her daredevil son out of the emergency room. So when her foreman suggests she hire on his son Gil Montgomery, who just got home from the war, Jenny jumps at the opportunity of having another skilled cowboy around. Gil was used to taking orders, even from women. What he wasn’t prepared for was the feelings this little firecracker of a woman triggered in him. Jenny is a lot like the bronco she’s rescued and is now trying to break. The unexpected death of her husband has left her jaded and afraid to risk her heart getting broken again. Somehow, he has to gain her trust and prove that he isn’t going anywhere.    You can purchase the eBook at Christianbook.com, Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, or most online bookstores.



Detective Morgan Reynolds thought her nightmare was over when serial killer Gerald ‘The Slasher’ Tate was sent to prison for her husband’s murder. But she was wrong. The Slasher has escaped and he’s making it even more personal this time. Tate has kidnapped her son and is giving her 72 hours to find the answers he wants or Jared dies.  Available in print or eBook at Amazon.

Awards and Recognitions: Top Ten Finisher ‘Best Mystery 2009’ PandE Reader’s Poll; ARE Bestseller; 4.5 star book review from LASR.  4.5 star book review from Book Wenches.


Jordan Russell had the perfect life until the brutal monster from her childhood resurfaced, opening up scars she thought were healed. With the hope of finally finding closure Jordan leaves her cheating husband, and her career in the FBI, and returns to where her nightmare began. But what awaits her in Thorny Creek will push her to the very edge of sanity and bring her face to face with her abductor.  Available in print or eBook at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, or at most online bookstores.

Awards and Recognitions: Clash of the Titles Champion August 2011.


Fire Investigator Sadie McGregor is called to her hometown of Emerald Point, Missouri to investigate a suspicious fire which claimed the life of a local college student. By appearance the fire looks accidental. What Sadie and the handsome new police chief discover will not only affect those close to them, but will rock the entire community and may cost one of them their life.  Available in eBook at Desert Breeze Publishing, Christianbook.com, Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, or most online bookstores.

Awards and Recognitions: 4 star review from Romantic Times; ‘Best Book’ and 5 star review from LASR; ‘Top Pick’ and a 5 star review from Night Owl Reviews; 5 tea cup review from Happily Ever After Reviews; #1 Bestselling suspense eBook and #1 Bestselling contemporary romance eBook for over ten months at Christianbook.com.  Winner of LRC’s ‘Best Suspense/Thriller 2010’; LASR 'Best Book of 2010' Nominee; Winner TRR's 'Best Inspirational 2010'.


District Judge Katie McKinley takes her career very seriously. No one knows that better than her old childhood friend and first love, Graham Bishop. Her ruling cost him his family’s ranch. So it’s no surprise when an attempt is made on her life that the sheriff turns his suspicions to Graham. As the two rekindle their love for one another, Katie refuses to believe Graham is guilty. But what if she’s wrong?  Available in eBook at Desert Breeze Publishing, Christianbook.com, Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, and most online bookstores.

Awards and Recognitions: 5 Heart review from The Romance Studio; #2 Bestseller in Suspense ebooks and Romance ebooks at Christianbook.com.




Dr. Erin Jacobs is making a name for herself in the sports world. Drawing on her own life experiences, she encourages and inspires athletes to recover from career ending injuries. So why would someone want to hurt the good doctor? Detective Logan Sinclair is determined to find that answer. He’s been mesmerized by Erin from the moment she found him and his partner shot in an alleyway. Since that night their lives have never been the same. Will Logan be able to solve the puzzle of who wants Erin out of the way before it’s too late? And if so what impact will those answers have on their lives?  Available in print or eBook at Amazon.

Awards and Recognitons: Award nominee from The Romance Studio; 5 heart review from TRS; 4.5 star book review from LASR.

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Sheriff Austin Garrett enlists the help of FBI profiler, Jo McDaniels, to help him solve a string of murders plaguing his community. Unlike most profilers Jo has an unusual gift that allows her to get to know the victims better than anyone else. She not only feels their emotions; she feels their pain. But the last time she relied on her physic ability it almost cost her career as well as her sanity. As the case progresses and the body count rises they soon realize that Jo’s sanity isn’t all that is at risk. She’s become the killer’s next target.  Available at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, and most online bookstores.

Awards and Recognitions: Golden Blush Recommended Read Award.

Babysitting a beautiful princess sounds like an easy job for former CIA agent Alex Girard, but when it becomes clear that the assassin trying to kill Tara is the same man responsible for killing his father he knows keeping her alive may be the toughest assignment of his life. Just as disturbing is the growing attraction he has for the future queen. Determined to find the answers that will save the monarchy and finally bring the murderer to justice, Alex and Tara team up with friends on an international quest that will change all their lives.  Ebook available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and most online bookstores.

Christmas with Hope (Christmas Anthology).

Blackhawk pilot, Hope Erickson, and army ranger, Nick Cunningham, face danger on a daily basis in the battlefields of Iraq. But when their paths cross after a village ambush they face a threat much greater than either of them have prepared for. Will they risk their hearts to one another or does fate have other plans in store for them?  Available in print or eBook at Victory Tales Press, Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Sony.


Dangerous Deception (Mystery/Suspense Anthology).

Journalist Gwen Jacobs thrived on dangerous assignments. That is until her ambition led to the massacre of an entire African village. Now, a year later, she’s been offered a chance at redemption and the opportunity to expose the men behind the slaughter. Unaware of the secrets she carries, or the danger they could bring if exposed, philanthropist Jack Peterson and his small group of humanitarians welcome Gwen on their journey of hope with the understanding she will tell the world of the atrocities taking place amidst a civil war. But when Gwen’s deception is uncovered and a rebel commander learns who she is, not only is Gwen’s life on the line, the whole group could die.  Available in print or eBook at Victory Tales Press, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Sony, Nook.



Attorney Kirby Shelton has met a lot of wackos in her life. But the computer software queen, Leah Dalton, takes the prize. Leah, facing a losing battle with cancer, comes to Kirby with a plan to end her life on her terms. Leah invites Kirby and five of her closest friends to her estate, and offers to make one of them a multi-millionaire. All they have to do is kill her and make it look like an accident. Just as disturbing to Kirby are her growing feelings toward Leah’s ex-boyfriend, Jonas. Will one of Leah’s friends take her up on her offer? Will Kirby and Jonas’ love for one another survive the trials they face? Join Leah on an amazing journey that changes the lives of all those around her.  Re-issue coming in May 2013.

Awards and Recognitions: 5 star review from Readers Favorite.


Widower’s Maggie O’Brien and Carson Jennings are both on a journey to rediscover who they are. Maggie, an adventurous former pastor’s wife of thirty-nine years, hopes to find closure in the place she and her husband spent their honeymoon. Carson, a retired judge, is living his lifelong dream of traveling across the U.S. in his RV. When their paths cross in the tranquil setting of Mason Springs, New Mexico, love is the last thing that either of them expects to find.  Available in eBook and print at Amazon.com.

Awards and Recognitions: You Gotta Read rating from YouGottaRead Reviews; 5 stars review from Miss Lynn's Books and More; 5 stars review from Reader’s Favorite.






Future Releases

Other books in the Wounded Heroes series -
Secrets - Feb 2014
Vengeance - Aug 2014