Faces in the Shadows, a novel
Artist, photographer, and editor Stanly Le Haley faces the onslaught of multiple sclerosis and subsequent legal blindness. He has been image oriented all his life, but now realizes he will never again see anyone or anything clearly. As the disease progresses he lives in expectation of complete vision loss. But the three women he encounters – his neurologist, a professional colleague, and a public school teacher – discover that his scars run deeper than the optic nerves. Each in turn attempts to woo him from his lifelong guilt over simply being part of the human race.
The Pattern Of A Snowflake, a novel
In this mature romance, public school teacher and CIA advisor Martina Jung is assigned Russian spy Stanley Osipov as her target. When they fall in love, they find themselves dangerously at odds with their respective governments. But the situation is compounded as both must deal with the subsequent upheavals to their private lives. For most of their lives, both have stayed true to their ideals, but now the stars align, and the lovers are caught in the irresistible powers of nature.
Dragons More Decent Than Men, a novel
Retired school teacher Martina Jung Osipov is asked by the CIA to lead her husband and three former colleagues as they are all experimentally developed into an assassination team. Her task is to keep the volatile team members unified and focused. But how to do this at nearly 70 years of age, especially after the group is joined by such dangerous characters as former IRA member Kelly Connors, the notorious killer Leonard Packard, and the young Southern hothead Bobbie Lee Henry? This Book Two in the noir series should appeal to those looking for an existential story of philosophy, violence, and action.
Dragons In Love, a novel
Former art teacher Gretchin Wheeler had never even thought of hurting another human being. Now as part of a CIA experimental assassination team she must kill a man—a perfectly normal-looking, even attractive man simply exhibiting his yellow sports car at an antique car show. Laced with dark humor and gore, this Book Three in the noir series should appeal to those looking for an existential tale of sexual politics and the macabre.
To Die In The Coldest Winter, a novel
This story follows a mature CIA team of amateur-turned-professional assassins. The team members, whose personalities range from easygoing to neurotic, are led by rich, sensuous, and alcoholic Mary Coldgrave. Full of quirky characters, dark humor, and gore, this Book Four in the noir series should appeal to those looking for a philosophical tale of the absurdities of a life that offers both the sublime and the macabre.
The Autonomous Assassins, a novel
Rich, sensuous, alcoholic Mary Coldgrave leads a CIA team of unconventional assassins against criminal elements considered too dangerous to be incarcerated. The team members range from the easygoing to the neurotic in this story of dark humor and bold, bloody assassination. This Book Five in the noir series should appeal to those looking for a philosophical tale of sexual politics and the macabre.
Jacksonville, a novel
When artist Shelly Byrne and author Margot Bernard find that the NYC market for their work is drying up, they buy an old pickup and head south. In Jacksonville, Florida, they rent a house near the St. Johns River, set up their studios, and with a fresh spirit continue to paint and to write. But when they are threatened, first by a mysteriously hired gunman, then by an ex-husband, they are jolted from their peaceful creativity and forced to answer the hardest of questions.