Christine was born and raised in Western New York, and continues to make her home there.
After high school, she studied physics and earth science at SUNY College at Brockport, as well as earning her NYS Teaching Certificates. Her graduate work was done at the University of Buffalo, where she received a Masters in Science Education.
Christine spent 19 years teaching high school science, ranging from physics to forensics, in the Western New York area.
Always a voracious reader, Christine began experimenting with her writing by penning several short stories while in high school. She dabbled at her writing until 2008, when she decided to commit to writing a full length novel.
Enjoying the experience so much, she decided to pursue her writing full time in 2010, and left her teaching position.
Christine is a member of the Write Touch Writers Group, Sisters in Crime, Romance Writers of America (pending), and Mystery Writers of America (pending). She is an avid aviation enthusiast, and spends her free time building her own plane.
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Stevie Nixon feels as though she is caught at a major crossroad in life: college applications, final exams, prom, graduation and a 200-year old death threat. With the help of her family and friends, Stevie has triumphed in the first two tasks of breaking the curse that has plagued her family since the time of the Headless Horseman. Now, there is only one task left.
Mary Ann Hartley's life had been perfect, until that one night. Now she suspected that Don,her husband of more than thirty-years, was having an affair.
Now she was being forced to pick up the pieces of her shattered life and move on But how?
17-year old Stevie Nixon must break a curse that has plagued her family for generations. After surviving the first of the three tasks, now she is facing the second. Complicating things is her close friend, Chris Lehr, who is having major troubles of his own, and needs Stevie to help him through. Crushed between two looming problems, Stevie wonders if there is any way get through the WICKED WINTER.
Sleepy Hollow High senior, Stevie Nixon, finds herself thrust into the middle of a 200-year old curse that threatens to irrevocably change her life in ways she'd rather not imagine. Coping with the possibility that the legend of her home town is more than just a legend, and that she's related to one of the characters, she now must find a way to break the curse or pay the price.
The Dream: She’s running for her life through the Arizona desert.
The Problem: It’s not Miranda Cassidy herself running in the dreams, but her missing best friend.
The Puzzle: Finding year-old clues to her friend’s disappearance in a million square miles of desert.
The Distraction: A helpful tour guide with a body to die for and a heart of gold.
The Stakes: It’s the modern day Wild West, and
The Shocking Truth
Harwich Police Detective Monica Carson has seen plenty in her career. But when she reports to the scene of what appears to be an unattended death of a wealthy matron, she finds more questions than answers.
Doing what she does best, tracking down the answers, causes political friction. The deceased's family just wants to mourn their loss. Monica needs to bring the responsible party to justice.
Whole Once More
Graphic artist Robyn Flynn's life has been in a downward spiral for the last eighteen months and she thought it had finally hit rock bottom. Until ex-Marine intelligence officer Ryan O'Connor walked in bringing another set of complications. Now Robyn is forced to rethink her already precarious position.
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