Listen to Audio Book Samples

Click the link to hear samples of Murder in Mystic, Murder in Newport, Two Headed Snake of Key West and Murder in Galveston.  Enjoy!

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YAY!!!! Murder in Galveston on Audio

EXCITING News!  Murder in Galveston has just been released as an audio book.  Grab a copy for those nights when your eyes are too tired to read after being on the computer all day or those boring commutes. The narration by Benjamin Zito from Centennial Sound kept me on the edge of my seat.  Find it at Audible. Murder in GalvestonMurder_in_Galveston_Cover_for_Kindle (4) (1329x1329)

Exciting News!!!!!!

The Audio versions of Two Headed Snake of Key West and Murder in Newport are in Production.  Will keep you posted!!!!!!


He Is There

Dad provides the worldly needs

Sits silently aside

Stalwart in his outward pose

Fights demons of his own


Leader of the family

Advisor, loving man

Mentor, coach, defender waits

To mend a broken heart


Wiping tears, encouraging

His child’s growth support

Proud of the accomplishments

Arms out to catch the falls


Father in the sense that’s true

Means more than DNA

Dance recitals, soccer games

Wherever, he is there!

Best Job

Applicant, female must

Multitask, organize

Care for sick, discipline

Volunteer, educate

Buy the food, cook it right

Clean the house, wash the clothes

Taxi drive, navigate

Cheer at games, concerts, plays,

Photograph, entertain

Comfort, soothe broken hearts

Give advice, love, support

Pay is none, no time off

Training nil, guess and learn

Life transformed evermore

Best career, title Mom

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P1020537 (2).jpgBelieve, for He is there

To light your path through darkest days

And lift you onto Angels’ wings

To soar above the clouds.


Creation bursts, new life

Each Spring to coat the Earth with green

Varieties of animals

Know love is in the air


Rejoice! Renew! Give Thanks!

As magical events unfold

Have faith, in awe of mystery

Believe, His hand is there!


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Thank you for the motivation

To craft another day

Drawing life with inspiration

Bright colors fill the page


Dreams are magical creations

Be grateful for the thoughts

Journey’s yours from incarnation

Unique as snowflakes fall.

Cross to Bear

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What cross is that you bear,

The one you chose at incarnation

To grow, to learn, to raise

Your place in heaven’s realm?


I know not what that is

Eternity awaits completion

Persist, sustain, excel

At Home rewards are yours.

I am Me


“Make good choices,” 

Wise man said.

“What you do is

On your head.”


Blame not others

For your act

Own decisions

Write a pact


“Who I am, I

Choose to be 

Good or bad, I

Must be me.”