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Hello fellow Indie authors and readers As I approach my third anniversary in the publishing industry, I have to admit that I’m surprised to still be here. Three years ago, I published The Guardian of Secrets, had a very small book signing, went to the beach, had a fancy cocktail, and then got on with my life. When no royalties arrived after the first, second, third, and sixth month, I started wondering about… Read More

Hi everyone Blood Moon, the second volume of, The Mercy Carver Series, launches. . Hold on to your horses. it’s a wild ride! Amazon, worldwide.

Mercy Carver, cursed from birth to suffer, but destined to triumph against insurmountable odds. The story of a woman’s epic adventures from her poverty stricken beginnings in South East London to the battlefields of Virginia. She has escaped sadistic criminals and has survived the Virginia snow and ice encrusted wilderness. Can she strive for the future she dreams of or will her obstinacy destroy all chance of happiness with the man she… Read More

The unthinkable has happened. America is embroiled in a Civil War and Virginia has been invaded by a Union army. Mercy Carver ignores the dangers that surround her and treads a precarious road, using only her youthful passion and guile to guide her, and the runaway slaves she continues to aid. Her love for Jacob Stone a slave owner, has grown, but even he does not have the power to stop her… Read More