The Books

Kaleidoscope Summer

                   Samantha's Story

Book One of the Serenity Cove Series:  


Romance, Mystery and family drama intertwine in the small town of Serenity Cove. Samantha Forrester has it all together. Deafness at age fifteen has not hampered her success. Life, although predictable, has hit a comfortable stride. Her world crumbles when secrets of the past are brought to light.


She travels to Serenity Cove to settle her birth mother’s estate and search for her true identity. Samantha soon becomes enamored with the town. And then there's police chief Logan Delatorre who startles her pulse, and grandparents who refuse to acknowledge her.


More mystery unfolds when an attack is levied against her—someone wants her out of Serenity Cove.


Samantha’s faith is called into question when she stumbles over the need to forgive. Can Dr. Ellie Clarimonde help her connect the pieces of her past and learn the power of forgiveness?


Tangerine Morning

                 Jezzica's Story

Book two of the Serenity Cove Series: 


Romance, mystery and family drama intertwine in the small town of Serenity Cove. Jezzica Leigh, a young widow, struggles in her relationship with Christ and with starting over. She moves to Serenity Cove and purchases the Sea Glass Bookshop on Main Street.


Detective Zack Johnston, the first man her heart reacts to since her husband’s death, also represents a world that failed to bring her husband’s murderers to justice.

Can Dr. Ellie Clarimonde help Jezzica find her way back to Christ and the freedom to love again?


“…but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” ~Isaiah 40:31

Lavender Rain

          Maggie's Story

Book Three of the Serenity Cover Series:

 At twenty-nine. Magnolia “Maggie” Delatorre's serene life is thrown into chaos. A marriage proposal from Pastor Jim gives her much to ponder. But when her college sweetheart moves to Serenity Cove, gossip on the street heats up with rumors of Nick Callahan and Maggie together again. Now, she must decide between becoming a pastor's wife and rekindling the flame from the past.

But that's not the biggest challenge. The defining moment in her life comes as she listens to Doc’s diagnosis, and cringes at what she views as a death sentence.

The storms in Maggie’s life will test the depth of her faith and heart. Finding a faint thread of hope is difficult. Can Maggie cling to her faith and learn to trust God in a bigger way than she ever thought possible?

“For lo, the winter is past. The rain is gone. The flowers appear on the earth:The time of singing has come. And the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.” —Song of Solomon 2:11-12 

Serenity Cove Novella

 Christmas Future

            Sarah Anne's Story

Christmas Future, Sarah Anne’s Story: A Serenity Cove Novella
Join the angels, Shirley Goodness and Mercy Grace, for an enchanting look at the Christmas Season from a very interesting perspective.


Fast forwarding to Christmas 2035, the small town of Serenity Cove has undergone many surprising and adventurous changes. Computers, microwaves and even books have become obsolete. X-Eagle hover cars are quite the rave. And using a food processor has taken on a whole new meaning.

Yet some things, like young love remain the same. Sarah Anne Delatorre loves the handsome Ian Caldwell, but marrying him means leaving the town and the people she loves. She refused his first proposal, now it’s up to Ian to find a way to change her mind.

Shirley Goodness suggests fastening your seatbelts, when the Delatorre family boards the new Mach IV for an off planet trip to Belletroyan.


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