THE NOVELS

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A HAUNTING NURSERY RHYME SONG...

A POWERFUL MAYOR DETERMINED TO PROTECT HIS PUBLIC IMAGE AT ALL COST.

Political Thriller


When rookie Boston Globe reporter Matt Christenson makes a follow-up call to Mayor Jack McCallin about a missing persons' report McCallin's twenty-three-year-old step-daughter Claire avoids Matt's every question.

Curious as to why Claire was cautious, Matt conducts extensive research finding that Theodore Johnson, listed as Claire McCallin's fiancé, is not just missing, he doesn't exist.

When Matt befriends Claire, and she entrusts the young reporter with McCallin's dark past, the couple sets out to expose a pillar of the Boston community.

On the run, leaving a trail of murders behind, and knowing no one will believe the spoiled daughter of a wealthy mayor, Claire scrambles to find someone...anyone... willing to corroborate the truth.

Time is running out, however, as McCallin's hired hit-men close in to finish. the job.

FROM THE JUDGE TO THE JURY TO THE THOUSAND OF PROTESTORS SURROUNDING

A MINNEAPOLIS COURTHOUSE, NO ONE IS SAFE.

Legal Thriller

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It seems a fairytale come true when pediatric nurse Ann Ferguson and lawyer Ben Grable meet and fall deeply in love. The dark-haired, dark-eyed couple has much in common; down to being born the same year and just a day apart.
Soon after they marry, Ben is elated when Ann joyfully announces she is pregnant.
But when Ben opens a legal document that has been sealed for over two decades what he discovers will rip the couples' perfect lives together apart, sending them to opposite sides of the courtroom.
Judge Alejandra Romero-Kiernan debates whether to take this volatile case that has divided our nation for decades as lawyers prepare for this high-profile case that comes but once in a lifetime.
And after the silent protest HUSH goes viral, tempers flare, and emotions run amok when history repeats itself, changing lives forever.

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NO ONE KNOWS WHAT CALEB O'TOOLE WILL DO NEXT, NOT EVEN HIMSELF.

Psychological Thriller Series

 

"While the book unleashes a regular cadence of shocking twists from the get-go, the malevolence burning within the book's primary protagonist builds like Ravel's Bolero. "  5 star review Besthrillers.com

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He’s the man next door; a quiet, pensive, loving husband and father. But behind Caleb’s O’Toole’s light blue eyes a deadly storm is brewing.

Caleb O'Toole and Jack Weber make a pact to split the largest mega-lottery ticket in the history of the lottery if they win.

But when Weber is found dead on his yacht in San Francisco Bay only Caleb shows up to claim the winnings.

After the wealthy, charming, and handsome Caleb falls hopelessly in love with the petite Chinese-American, Ling Jameson, he makes Ling’s dream of starting an adoption agency pairing orphaned Chinese children with Americans.

When Caleb and Ling take Jenee and Justin Rager, their first approved adoptive couple, to visit an orphanage in Shanghai, Jenee grows increasingly suspicious that something about Caleb isn’t quite right. And what she discovers as she slowly pieces Caleb’s secrets together not only sends a cold chill down her spine, but leaves her breathless.

THE SINS OF THE FATHER HAVE BEEN LAID UPON THE SON IN THIS BRAIN-TWISTING

SECOND BOOK IN THE PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER SERIES LOTTERY.

From the streets of San Francisco to Shanghai as Caleb's twisted odyssey of delusions becomes his reality, no one is safe, including the family he cherishes.

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It’s been five years since Caleb O’Toole’s death certificate was issued. But now he’s back from the dead to claim what is rightfully his; his wife Ling and children Ahna and Sam.

After Caleb finds his family has moved on the voices only he can hear become enraged, sending Caleb to a dark place.

Caleb devises a secret plan to get to know his son Sammy. And once he gains Sammy's trust Caleb and his six-year-old-son will disappear forever. 

The bond between father and son grows stronger when Caleb begins to realize Sammy has inherited the malevolent psychosis that has chased Caleb all his life.<When Caleb falls in love with the beautiful and talented concert pianist Zoe Savignano, however,  his plan to kidnap Sammy is put on hold.

But after the San Francisco detective who hunted Caleb for years and never believed he died spots Caleb on the streets of San Francisco the malevolent voices in Caleb's head take control.

 IN THE FINAL CHAPTER OF THE CHILLING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER SERIES,

CALEB IS AT PEACE FEELING HIS FAMILY IS SAFE.

 OR ARE THEY?

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After seventeen years Zoe Savignano comes back into Caleb's life, introducing Caleb to his son, Rayne Bastien. Seventeen year old Rayne is already a world-wide renowned concert pianist and, as any father would do who meets a son he never knew, Caleb showers his attention on the charming and handsome Rayne.
Caleb’s grown son Sam struggles sharing his father with a half-brother, his growing envy and hatred take him to a dark place. The malevolent voices that passed from father to son chase Sam day and night. And the deep-seeded family secret repeats itself when Sam's delusions become reality. Not even Cherokee, the love of Sam’s life, can predict or change what is about to happen.
San Francisco police Detective Maria Alvarez is determined to solve the murder cases that have haunted her for over twenty-five years. Caleb O’Toole is guilty as sin but never paid the price. All she has to do is wait and watch until Caleb makes a mistake. And when it happens, she'll be there for the fall.

SLOWLY, THE SPIRIT TAKES POSSESSION OF SIX-YEAR-OLD MIRACLE ABBOTT’S MIND AND BODY.

WHAT IT WANTS, HOWEVER, IS HER SOUL.

Paranormal Thriller


“A blend of psychological terror, mystery, and supernatural, the beginning will draw you in

but the ending leaves you breathless.”

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Charlene and Clint Abbott, along with their six-year-old daughter Miracle (Mira), live a quiet, peaceful life in rural Iowa, their home surrounded by 600 acres of cornfields.
When Mira’s personality begins to change, her mother becomes concerned. Over a matter of days, Mira goes from a happy-go-lucky, curious child to sullen, withdrawn, and angry.
When Charlie and Clint wake to blood-curdling screams, they find their daughter semi-conscious with dark bruises on her necks and arms.
Mira's throat is swollen and her body weak but manages to whisper to a paramedic that her mother hurt her.
After the court orders that Charlie seek counseling and is only allowed to see Mira during supervised visits, the Abbott family is torn apart, leaving Charlie with no choice but to move in with her parents.
After all neurological and psychological find nothing wrong with Mira, a devastated and heart-broken Charlie contacts renowned parapsychologist Winston, Fry, III.

 

 What Winston finds, however, will make him question everything he has ever learned or knows about the supernatural.

THE PATHS OF AN EX-CON, AN ELDERLY WIDOWER, AND A PSCYOPATH SURGEON WILL CROSS

WHEN A CHILD MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEARS.

Medical/Psychological Thriller

"In this taut and troubling thriller, Shursen took yet another controversial topic and voiced herself beautifully

as she penned the story of the Parrish family from Justyce, Georgia."

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Seventy-two-year-old Zeb Parrish was born and raised in the small town of Justyce, Georgia, just twenty miles south of Atlanta, Georgia. The once-thriving apple orchard lies in ruins, the house where he lived with his siblings, parents, and grandparents needs work, and the shed where his late wife offered homemade apple pies and pastries to visitors sits abandoned and boarded up.
Zeb’s lonely existence, however, changes overnight when he takes custody of his only grandchild, Lillie, due to a tragedy.
A few miles from Zeb’s home, thirty-three-year-old T.J. Bennett is just days away from being released from prison...again… his life a road map of bad decisions. Growing up with an abusive father has left T.J. reclusive and bitter. He has no idea why the older stranger Zeb Parrish invited him into his home. T.J. will take Zeb up on his offer but will only stay long enough to appease his parole officer, as planting roots and staying put is not on his agenda.
As Dr. Vince Monahan prepares the operating room in the lower level of his expansive home in a 

wealthy suburb in Atlanta, he joyfully sings the song, "Jesus Loves The Little Children.”The brilliant surgeon was staunchly raised in "The CHURCH OF TRUTH,” often fantasizing about the thousands upon thousands of faithful followers that will one day bow down before him, chanting, “Messiah.”

Disallussioned with his life, thirty-three-year-old Scott Dempsey

 is stuck in the past, dwelling on what could have been.

Who of us hasn't been where Scott is? 

Classic Fiction

Based on true life events, Peace in the Valley is a gripping heartfelt story of one man’s courageous journey to find hope.

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In the small town of Peace, Oregon, lights are strung around the town square, and storefronts are decorated with trees filled with colorful ornaments for the upcoming holiday season. Everyone who comes into the hardware store Scott’s father Gabe established some thirty years ago has a smile on their face.

For Scott, the holidays are a bitter reminder of the girl he’d fallen in love with in grade school. Two years into their marriage, Beth left him for a stranger she’d met on the Internet. Depressed, lost, and lonely, Scott has no idea who he is without the only woman he’s ever loved.<br>

When Scott comes across an article about the professional cuddling business he decides to give it a try if only to get out of his miserable head.

Disguised as Santa, Scott visits lonely people he’s known all his life only to discover that they, too, have deep-seated secrets that keep them from moving on.

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