Book 3 in the Historical Horses series. A novel of 68,000 words, edited by Moonshell Books in March 2017.
“Beautifully written from the viewpoint of a vibrant young woman.” – Historical Novel Society on Red River Stallion
A teenage girl and her beautiful purebred horse; the coldest winter of the twentieth century; a brutal invading army; and refugees fleeing for their lives. Can love be the only thing that saves them?
A black Trakehner mare named Carina saved Eva’s life when she was young. Now Eva, daughter of a Prussian cavalry officer, needs to save her mare’s life—if she can. It’s 1945 and Eva, her family, and the horses join the refugees struggling across northern Europe, fleeing the advance of the Red Army. The horses walk carrying unborn foals, their shoes falling off, their legs injured, their bellies empty.
Eva doesn’t know what they will face on their epic trek. Can she keep her promise to Carina that one day she will run in green pastures, and her foals will be champions? This dream is practically all that helps Eva face the unbelievable hardship along hundreds of miles of icy roads. Through it all, she is determined not to be parted from her black mare.
Based on true events, this novel traces the history of Trakehner horses. Internationally famous in dressage and jumping, they walked out of Prussia during WWII in an incredible feat of endurance.
“Impressive research brings this era to life, characters ring true, and equestrian abilities, while impressive, are fully credible.” – Kirkus Reviews on The Horse Road
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A novella of 45,000 words, copyedited by Moonshell Books, Inc. in April 2015.
Miranda Belmoore has never quite fit in. Her family has never understood her blunt speech and unwillingness to bow to conventional strictures, and so they have always made her feel that there is something wrong with her. Now as a poor relation in her cousin’s house, she makes plans to escape a life of drudgery and disdain from her own family members.
Naval Captain Gerard Foremont is having difficulty adjusting to life back on land, frustrated that his career has been cut short by his severely injured knee. Guilt haunts him as he sees the strain his long convalescence has had on his parents. As they spend Christmastide with the Belmoores, he wants to help fulfill his mother’s wish to have her orphaned niece come to stay with them.
However, an enemy has infiltrated the family party, bent on revenge and determined that Twelfth Night will end in someone’s death …
Novel of 229 pages. Copyedited by Moonshell Books & Editorial. Released December 2012.
Marcus Kincaid has returned to England after a ten-year absence. His older brother died during that time, making Marcus the Earl of Ashford. Not only that, his younger sister is embroiled in a potential scandal that could ruin her chance at marriage. His aunt has already called in reinforcements—The Paragon.
Vivian March is known simply as The Paragon. She moves through every circle within society, smoothing out scandals and stopping gossip in its tracks. Everyone in London knows that if she aligns herself with you, society will forgive you your sins. What they don’t know is that she uses their secrets to cover her own jaded past.
But with every kiss and every touch that Marcus thrusts upon her, Vivian comes to believe life is infinitely more fun when you can be just a little bit wicked…
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15,000 words, copyedited by Moonshell Books & Editorial October 2012. Released October 2012. Book 4 in “The Gentlemen Next Door” series.
Miss Hanna Morton is:
1. an affectionately dutiful daughter,
2. a hopeless romantic, and
3. desperately in love with one Mr. Hayden Banks despite good sense advising her to the contrary.
Mr. Hayden Banks is
1. a reluctantly dutiful son,
2. an ingenious mathematician, and
3. incredibly wary of one Miss Hanna Morton when his matchmaking mother sets them under the same roof.
Hanna is hoping for Hayden’s heart, but what will become of their flirtatious rendezvous?
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The Gentlemen Next Door #1
Phillip has a duty to marry Francesca. He has always protected his former neighbor and childhood companion, and now that she is of marriageable age, he will give her what she needs most: a real home where she is welcome and wanted. Unfortunately for him….she is done with being dutiful.
After years of being an obedient daughter to a hateful father, Francesca jumps into her first Season. Francesca is ready to dance every dance, flirt with every bachelor and snatch what she wants most—a man she loves who will make her swoon. Unfortunately for her…Phillip now sees making her swoon as his duty, too.
And Phillip takes his duties very seriously.
Released December 2011
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