KITTY'S PEOPLE: An Irish Family Saga about the Rise of a Generous Woman (2022) Every family needs a legend. The legendary Kitty Flanagan has an origin story: Irish roots, ill-fated siblings, unconventional love stories, big hearts. Paperback and Kindle editions. [Notes]
HEADLONG: Over the Edge in Pakistan and China (2018) Traveler's tale of a 1992 adventure. A poorly planned roadtrip takes long-time lovers Susan and Jim to forbidden places and lost times. Paperback and Kindle editions. [Notes]
THE SUDDEN SILENCE: A Tale of Suspense and Found Treasure (2015) Thailand: lovers of ancient treasure tangle with international black markets. Delia Rivera pulls Martin Moon back into the game and their quest turns deadly. In paperback and Kindle editions. [Notes]
TRIBE OF THE BREAKAWAY BEADS: Book of Exits and Fresh Starts (2011) Time after time, Mary asks herself: Do I go or do I stay? She finds her power in her ancestors: Smart women turn discontent into action. An illustrated memoir in paperback and Kindle editions and free Audio. [Notes]
PASSION AND PERIL ON THE SILK ROAD: A Thriller in Pakistan and China (2008) The twin forces of revenge and redemption drive Nellie MacKenzie and Taylor Jackson on a crazed adventure into the heart of Central Asia. They grapple with issues of ethics, trust, rage, and bitter heartbreak -- as well as the intrigue of the international antiquities trade. Paperback and Kindle editions. [Notes]
Essays leading up to how and why I became a book-writer in middle age:
The Ignorance of a Child Author A tragic tale of my own making. In Found In My Journal, a Medium publication, 19 Sept 2021.
Tossing Away that First Novel Reinterpreting our personal narratives. In Found In My Journal, a Medium publication, 24 Sept 2021.
TRIBE OF THE BREAKAWAY BEADS, Chapter 34. "Growing Her Own." How I began writing novels again in my forties.