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My Books

8 Notes to a nobody

Bird Face Book One: Anonymous sticky-notes, a scheming bully, and a ruined summer send fourteen-year-old Wendy down a trail of secrets and self-discovery.

Published by Write Integrity Press.

This story uses humor and hope to address issues of bullying, eating disorders, imperfect families, and teen suicide.

Available through Amazon, Barnes&Noble, Books-a-Million, Walmart or ask your local bookseller or library.

Recipient of the Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval.

 

10 steps to girlfriend status

Bird Face Book Two: A Cajun family secret on the bayou, two very different boys, and a fight to keep a grandmother's love—who would've guessed that looking through old photo albums could get Wendy into so much trouble?

Published by Write Integrity Press.

This story uses humor and hope to address issues concerning a first innocent romance, a blended famiy, a loved one with Alzheimer's, and an ancestral interracial relationship.

Available through Amazon, Barnes&Noble, Books-a-Million, Walmart or ask your local bookseller or library.

Recipient of the Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval.

 

6 Dates to Disaster

Bird Face Book Three: When her family faces financial hardship, how will Wendy reach her goal of flying to Alaska to see Mrs. V and Sam again—and will she lose her boyfriend David forever in the process?

Published by Write Integrity Press.

This story uses humor and hope to address honesty in school and its effects on relationships, and it encourages communication with parents.

Available through Amazon, Barnes&Noble, Books-a-Million or ask your local bookseller or library.

 

Recipient of the Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval.

 

The Other Side of Freedom

A Coming-of-Age Historical releasing October 9, 2017:

In a southern farming community in 1925, thirteen-year-old Salvatore and his Italian immigrant father become involved against their will in a crime that results in the murder of an innocent man and family friend. Will Sal keep the secrets about that night as his father asks, or risk everything he and his family cherish in their new homeland, including their lives?  Amidst bigotry, bootlegging, police corruption, and gangland threats, Sal must discover whom he can trust in order to protect himself and his family and win back his father’s freedom. Sal’s family, their African-American farmhand, and the girl who is Sal’s best friend find their lives forever changed as dreams are shattered and attitudes challenged in a small community called Freedom.

Published by Write Integrity Press.

Available through Amazon, Barnes&Noble, Books-a-Million or ask your local bookseller or library.

 

 

 

 

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Endorsements

8 Notes to a Nobody:

" … a well-written story with realistic characters and situations … More

10 Steps to Girlfriend Status:

"Cynthia Toney does a masterful job of delving into a young teen's first crush. More

6 Dates to Disaster:

"… Now with book three ... Wendy faces life's challenges ... More