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Paradisi Chronicles

Paradisi Escape, Book 1

Near-Future Scifi


Paradisi EscapeIn the last decades of the twenty-first century, ten wealthy men and women, seeking to escape the increasingly devastated Earth, focus all their power and wealth on developing the technology and building the spaceships that will allow a select few to leave Earth and colonize the world they call New Eden. Here, on their new home in the Paradisi star system, these founding families hope to avoid the environmental and political mistakes that were destroying Earth. But they find that the world they claim for their own is already inhabited, and the Ddaeran, the original inhabitants, although human-like in their appearance, possess abilities that the founders and their descendants will find both intriguing and frightening.

In near future 2094, Earth is on the brink of nuclear winter. A secret evacuation is already underway, and Solomon Reach and his crew have guaranteed passage on the last starship to leave for colonization and exploration of a new planet in a distant galaxy. When Solomon learns of a betrayal that will have catastrophic consequences, he is faced with an impossible choice: who will live and who will die?

Coming in September 2015…

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Echoes in the Glass

Contemporary YA

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Finnian bears the scar of an unspeakable crime. Tiria hides the pain of a terrible betrayal. When all their secrets are laid bare, will the truth rip them apart or forever silence the echoes of the past?

Seventeen-year-old Finnian Bell has been on the run for years, but he finally has a chance to rebuild his life while restoring an abandoned lighthouse on the Oregon Coast.

Tiria Lucas, the lightkeeper’s daughter, is still reeling from the pain of an event that has shattered her innocence. Fear and bitterness have turned her heart from Finnian, but he is determined not to let her go.

The lighthouse harbors dark secrets of its own… When Finnian and Tiria uncover the story of two teens hidden in the tower back in 1934, they discover a shocking connection that bridges time and death.

Echoes in the Glass explores the parallel lives of those living and working in the same Oregon lighthouse in 1934 and present day.

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Artemis Rising

Historical Fantasy


“Left me breathless and spellbound. I wanted to live inside its pages.” –Karen Hooper, Author of Tangled Tides

“Compelling, original and lyrically written … unlike anything I’ve ever read before.” –Jessie Harrell, Author of Destined

Artemis RisingWhat if your name was your destiny? And what if that name foretold a tragic end?

It is 1898 in the Azores, nine forgotten islands of magic, mystery and mythology. Since birth, Azorean Eva Maré has been fated to take on the name and tragic life of Arethusa, a Greek nymph who is turned to water after the river god Alpheus falls in love with her.

But when she accepts her new name she learns at once that the river god she is to give herself to is none other than Diogo, the son of a rich ship owner, and his obsession for Eva is frightening.

When Eva is rescued by Tristan, an Azorean orphan, she finds herself drawn to him despite the overwhelming obstacles between them. But Tristan has a destiny of his own, one that leads him toward another girl, another life, and another tragic end.

Will Eva reach Tristan before he loses his life to a cruel twist of fate? Will Tristan save Eva from a fate worse than death at the hand of Diogo? Destined to be with Diogo yet hoping against hope that she will win Tristan’s love, Eva must somehow choose between them, or fate will choose for her.

Artemis Rising was a 10-year labor of love inspired by a magical stay on Terceira Island in the Portuguese Azores Islands. My unfailing love for these islands and the Azorean people was the catalyst that brought this complex story of fate and belief to life.

“A love story unlike any other.” —N. Gemini Sasson, Author of The Crown in the Heather and Isabeau

“A great ocean journey introducing the threads of legend, mythology, setting…” —Toby Neal, Author of  The Lei Crime Series

An E-book Category Finalist in the 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, this YA Historical Fantasy novel is for readers who loved Chelsea Fine’s Archers of Avalon series, Megg Jensen’s Anathema, and Addison Moore’s Celestra series.

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Mending Time E-book

Contemporary Romance

Mending Time

“Lovely romantic read, well-developed characters that were easy to connect to.”  —Reader Luke 22


A Short Story.

Jack walks Aurelia home every day from her college classes. She just doesn’t know it. What will it take for her to notice him? Is he willing to take the risk and accept the consequences?


“I really enjoyed this short story. It is well written. Sometimes courage comes from a single sentence. Sometimes courage comes because one doesn’t want to see another hurt. Sometimes courage comes with sacrifice. It’s a good story.”  —Contessa Timmerman

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In His Eyes Anthology

YA Historical


In His Eyes Anthology

“The In His Eyes Anthology is filled with some beautifully written stories. I loved reading about these characters from the male perspective—which is a rare find, it seems—and enjoyed the fresh take on YA storytelling in each. Every addition in this anthology is superbly written, and some of these shorts were so enticing I was compelled to go out and buy the respective author’s novel without a moment’s notice.

“In His Eyes has a bit of everything as far as genres go, and every readable, romantic, sometimes suspenseful, story flowed well into the next. It is a wonderfully compiled collection that didn’t disappoint.”  —Allie Burke


Sixteen original short stories, all from the point of view of our favorite male characters. Using prequel short stories and retellings from alternate points of view, these stories peek inside the male characters from the contributors’ novels, giving new insights and sigh worthy moments.

These young adult stories cover a range of genres: paranormal, science fiction, contemporary, mystery, thriller… but they are all romantic at heart. Let these imminently crushable, swoon-worthy guys show you what romance looks like—in his eyes.

The contributors to IN HIS EYES include award young adult winners, frequent “Top 100” placers, and hot 2011 debut authors.

Contributors include: C.K. Bryant, Lisa Nowak, Magan Vernon, Elle Strauss, Laura Pauling, Cheri Lasota, S.R. Johannes, Stacy Wallace Benefiel, Ali Cross, Jessie Harrell, Katie Klein, Karen Amanda Hooper, RaShelle Workman, Heather McCorkle, Susan Kaye Quinn, and Cory Putman Oakes

“In His Eyes Anthology is a great compilation of emotional short stories about love and romance. I enjoyed it and recommend it to others.”  —ArtistaDonna


“In His Eyes was such a cute, enjoyable read. I was happy to get the chance to sample the writings of each author and have added many more titles to my to-read shelf now!”  —TotalBookaholic “Jessica”

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Words to Music Anthology

Contemporary Romance

Words to MusicThe story behind the anthology

Short story anthology written by 40 authors from 12 countries. Authors from Australia, Canada, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom and United States collaborated with the common goal to entertain readers around the globe.

The authors have chosen to give their royalties from this book to several deserving charities. The stories in this book run the gamut of fiction genres. The fiction genres include: Crime, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Horror, Literary Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction and Westerns. There are also non-fiction stories.

The Authors

The authors of this short story collection are: Cheri Lasota, J.D. Revene, Geoffrey Thorne, S.P. Miskowski, Dania El Kadi, Dave Loftus, Marcella O’Connor, Shayne Parkinson, Bradley Wind, Dan Holloway, Peter Morin, Eric Mutch, Kay Christine Fenton, Michael Wells, Andrew Meek, Richard P. Baker, T.L. Tyson, Sterling, Anthony Saunders, Robb Grindstaff, Ann Marie Dockstader, Pat Black, Sian O’Leary, Kira Morgana, Patrick Whitaker, Joanne Ellis, Sandie M Zand, Freddie Omm, Greta Van der Rol, Allie Sommerville, Noelle Pierce, Adam Sifre, Suzannah Burke, Phil van Wulven, Sue Edwards, Suzanne Adams, Kenneth Wayne, Richard Dowling, Heikki Hietala, Amanda Leck, Stella Deleuze. They hail from the countries of: Australia, Canada, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States.