Book 1: Bear with Me


Blue eyes, dimples, and silky brown hair; Grant Luther has all of Alison's weaknesses.



When he asks for one last chance to save their marriage, she agrees to relocate their family to isolated Strawberry, Kentucky in pursuit of his career dreams. Grant views Alison's sensory issues as limitations and protects her from outside threats. When he finds his new job includes changing him into a shifter in a war against the soul-sucking Sluagh he vows to keep the changes a secret. What he doesn't know is Alison has been hiding a magical secret of her own. One that makes her a target of the Sluagh.




Will Alison emerge from Grant's shadow to protect her family? And can Grant learn that being different can be a strength not a weakness?

Book 2: Round of Applause

What do you owe a guy who rescues you from the Sluagh?


Aurora Turner embarks on a post-graduate adventure to find her forever family only to be captured by the Sluagh, soul-sucking Fae exiles. While she is grateful to be rescued by the Strawberry shifters, her Prince Not-So-Charming is a little hasty when he starts picking out their wedding china.

Destiny gives James Martin a second chance at love. Aurora may prove to be more of a hazard to herself than the Sluagh ever were. He has the daunting task of keeping her away from sharp objects, and from ogling his best friend, Nate.


Nate Wagner is shocked when Aurora passes the prophesized shifter smell test identifying her as his mate. The beta male competes against the mature courtship skills of James with his own modern twist.


However, will his devotion to James keep her out of his arms or will they create their perfect family—one they never dreamed of?      


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Book 3: Go Scorch Yourself


        Bad Girl Betty is running from the law.  After one year of grieving, she can’t recover from her boyfriend’s drug overdose.  When he went down on one knee last Christmas, she thought he was proposing not seizing.  He was using her access codes to steal opiates from nursing homes and only the surveillance footage kept the cops from convicting this recent nursing school graduate of using her clinical rotations as drug dispensaries.  Betty's only choice is to move in with her fragile sister, Alison, and rebuild her life in the isolated town of Strawberry.    When the opportunity to thwart Ryan’s plan to break up Alison’s marriage drops into Betty’s lap, Betty stands up for her sister once more.  If only the plan didn’t involve getting close to Prince of Darkness…


      Lucien Von Popescu, mild-manner microbiologist and Prince of Darkness wants to rock and roll all night and sleep all day.  Too bad he is being blackmailed by Ryan, the Vampire King.  Since his father’s death in his teen years, Lucien has tried to be the apprentice worthy succeeding Ryan by shelving his musical talents for a Ph.D. in microbiology.  Transporting his sick vampire sister takes monetary and political resources that only Ryan can provide so Lucien is stuck in the lab and under his thumb.  When Ryan tasks Lucien with securing an alliance with the Strawberry shifters via seducing Betty, Lucien falls quickly for the grieving rebel.  Will Betty open her heart for Lucien or will she continue grieving for a deadman who only used her for drugs?

Smoother Than Spumoni

A Spin-off Novella Coming Summer of 2021!

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Book 4: Rotten Apple

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