CHAPTER ONE Peter Xavier heard screaming coming from behind the school. It was Alex—he was sure of it. He ran toward what sounded like a fight. As he rounded the corner, he slid in the sand covering the tarmac. Jake, Ben, and Troy, three of the biggest kids in Grade Ten, were standing over his…… Continue reading First look at Chapter One of upcoming YA novel Embers
I am taking pre-orders for my debut novel, Embers. Please comment below if you’d like me to add your name to the list. The book will be available on Jan. 31st, 2020. It is also available to pre-order on Indigo and is priced at $19.99. Click the follow button to receive new posts and updates.…… Continue reading Pre-order for Embers
https://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1837278&binId=1.1142313&playlistPageNum=2 The Timmins Public Library hosted a Local Author’s Showcase on Nov. 23.
Embers, the first book in the Forged in Flames series, is available now on Indigo for pre-order. It will be available in stores Jan. 31, 2020. Embers is the story of fifteen-year-old Peter Xavier whose world is rocked when addiction and dysfunction threaten the lives of those he loves most. Faced with the devastation of…… Continue reading Embers is available for pre-order on Indigo!
She walks through the buttercup meadow to the trees on the other side. The sun playing peak-a-boo with the clouds warms her hair she walks barefoot along the path until she reaches the long wispy branches of the willow. Brushing them aside she lets the curtain of green fall behind her and sits on the…… Continue reading Buttercup Meadow
I am participating in a Compassionate Care Workshop put on by the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network out of Sunnybrook Hospital located in Toronto. The aim of this workshop is to improve the standard of care to families experiencing loss in pregnancy and early infancy. I am grateful for the opportunity to share in the…… Continue reading For Ever
I am excited to reveal the cover of my first book Embers to be released by Word Alive Press in 2020! Fifteen year old Peter Xavier has always been the one everyone depends on but when drug addiction threatens his family and tragedy takes the life of a friend his precarious hold on his faith…… Continue reading Cover reveal day!
My book is being published! I’ve been working on a Y/A novel since last fall and have just signed with Word Alive Press! We will be starting the editing process soon and I’m so looking forward to seeing this project come to completion!
Why not me? Those three words fit my life. They express so much in such a small space. So do I, by the way. I’m not a very big person. She is small, but she is mighty. I’ve always liked that quote. So, why not me? When bad things happen people respond with oh, poor…… Continue reading Why not me?
If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world. C.S. Lewis C. S. Lewis is one of my favourite authors. It is through reading his stories, as well as those of other great authors, that I have come… Continue reading My own little corner