Author copies available!

Author copies of Through the Fire are available! Comment below if you’d like me to set one aside for you! Through the Fire is a story of loss and temptation, love and betrayal, friendship and loyalty, hope and redemption. It is a young man’s struggle to find meaning, purpose and fulfillment all while trying to…… Continue reading Author copies available!

WIP: a sneak peek at my work in progress

My current work in progress is a companion novel to the Forged in Flames series. Within its pages, readers will discover an original short story. Keep reading for a sneak peek of Nethervale: The Land Between. A very long time ago, there existed a land nestled between two large countries. It was called Nethervale, the…… Continue reading WIP: a sneak peek at my work in progress

Celebrating difference

My characters have taught me a lot. When I first started Embers, a character I hadn’t planned on showed up on the page. Alex was 15, a star basketball player at his high school and a favourite target of the school’s bullying trio. He also had Down syndrome. As I wrote my story, it was…… Continue reading Celebrating difference

A Series of Stand Alone Novels

Does it drive you nuts when you pick up a new book only to discover it is part of a series and you need to go back and read the books that came before to understand it? Me too! That is why, as an author, I made the choice that each book in the Forged…… Continue reading A Series of Stand Alone Novels

Shine the light

In a world gone crazy, writers, more than ever, need reader support. Book launches, fairs and signings have all been cancelled leaving authors dependent on word of mouth advertising. Personal recommendations, reviews and posts have become an increasingly critical part of the success of a new book. It is now both more difficult and more…… Continue reading Shine the light

The call of adventure

“As he passed the signpost for the trails, he realized he couldn’t see the other boys anymore. Maybe they went home, he thought. He had a choice. Trails and adventure or go home the old boring way. The late evening sun shone low through the trees and lit up the woods with a peculiar green…… Continue reading The call of adventure

A Spark of Faith has arrived!

I am very excited and grateful to announce the arrival of book # 2 in the Forged in Flames series, A Spark of Faith! If you are in the Timmins area and would like your own copy I would love to hear from you. I look forward to hearing your comments and seeing your reviews!…… Continue reading A Spark of Faith has arrived!

A Spark of Faith Sneak Peek: Chapter One

CHAPTER ONE Alex Smiley slammed the door and ran up the stairs to his room. His mother May turned from the dining table where she was folding laundry. Shocked, she looked at the stairs where her son had just disappeared. “Alex?” she called. She moved to the base of the stairs and tried again. “Alex?…… Continue reading A Spark of Faith Sneak Peek: Chapter One