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The Quiet Room, a work of historical fiction set in the Midwest during the turbulent years of the early 1900s was released in January 2014 ... 

 
  
  


Released in 2013 ... Into the Light of Day a collection of ten short stories "torn from the pages of real lives".  In the summer and fall of 2012, I interviewed several individuals, some life-long friends, some distant relatives, and some complete strangers all of whom were gracious enough to contribute their memories and moments. 
 

Released in 2011 ... Meryl's Commitment, my experiment in romance novels in the style of Harlequin Romances but with a dose of southern flavor.  A predictable happy ending, of course (that's what romances are all about) and a quick read to boot for escaping the everyday when you need a break.


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        Mentioned in February's PointsNorth Magazine

      "...Set in Evansville, Ind., a town generations of her family called        home, this historical novel follows the steps and missteps of Liese        Stephens, daughter of an evangelical preacher and his ailing,               passionless wife.  The exquisitely researched novel casts a                   spotlight on the claustrophobia of small town America with its             farmhands, saloonkeepers, family doctors, and abortionists.  It           also explores the sweeping events of the times and their impact           on Liese's German-American family...