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Welcome, and thank you for stopping by my website. I write romance and romantic women’s fiction from my little basement office in the South. I’ve cooked up all kinds of trouble for my flawed characters when I’m not at one of my kids’ sporting events or walking my rescue mutts through the neighborhood.

I also had the privilege of working with Chris and Terry Norton on their father-son memoir, The Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikesavailable everywhere books are sold.

Power of Faith for stand 2

On a beautiful October day in 2010, eighteen-year-old Chris Norton jogged onto the football field on a kickoff for Luther College and was wheeled off on a stretcher after a routine tackle fractured his spine causing significant damage to his spinal cord. Given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck, Chris awoke from surgery sixteen hours later defying the odds by shrugging his shoulder, beginning his long-fought journey to recovery with his family and biggest fan—father Terry—by his side.

Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris and Terry depict with brutal honesty the harrowing months they spent in rehabilitation and the years that followed where family, friends, and faith became the nucleus that saw them through. Chris’s graduation walk, marriage proposal, and courageous story have already inspired millions worldwide.

So settle in, kick off your shoes, and click over to my books listing to see what might interest you. Please note that a portion of the proceeds from each book sold will be donated to charity. If you have the time, click on the following links and discover why these are some of my favorite organizations. All donations will be made in memory of Sanders Marshall, budding poet, loving friend, gone but never forgotten.

Center for the Visually Impaired
Turning Point
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta Dog Squad
SCI CAN Foundation

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