The primitive-looking coelacanth (pronounced SEEL-uh-kanth) was thought to have gone extinct with the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. But its discovery in 1938 by a South African museum curator on a local fishing trawler fascinated the world and ignited a debate about how this bizarre lobe-finned fish fits into the evolution of land animals.
Maggie Leman leads a fairytale life in California’s Newport Beach until the day her husband becomes the next victim in the string of unsolved murders involving cheating golfer husbands. Maggie mounts her own investigation to find the real murderer. Can Maggie solve the crimes or will she become the next victim?
In the wake of a humiliating loss in the NCAA tournament a year earlier, no one imagined the University of Findlay men’s basketball team would rise up from the ashes of the defeat and produce one of the greatest seasons in college hoops history.
Everyone wanders through a world of light and darkness, seeking a place in the sun to spend the final decades of life. Winding Ways is every person’s journey through the middle years into the elder years, with a few tweaks here and there. It is a trip from funny and ridiculous to woeful and introspective with stops along the way to admire a sunrise or a flower and hear a bird singing.
The human journey from childhood to the early middle years begins in the cradle and molds the person you become. You evolve from memories of places, family and friends, the angst of adolescence, first love and a glimpse of the future. You emerge in the adult years of work and play, love and loss, creating your own family and your place in the world.
Tate Marsdon, MD, a successful cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon, shows up for dinner at Henry and Imogen Vine’s home one evening to find his host stabbed to death with an exotic Navaja knife. Even with Imogen’s confession of the cold-blooded killing, little does Tate know that Henry is only one victim in a series of unrelated murders and the killer is not done.
Elizabeth Kearn is drawn into family dysfunction and manipulation by the girlfriend of an ex-boyfriend while trying to reignite a decade-old romance with the now married Edgar Hamilton. With so much drama, what's a little thing like murder?
In 1920 Flagstaff, Josefina Paralelos is confronted with a dangerous intruder who learns too late the error of mistaking a woman's frailty for helplessness! This prequel to the novel Here Lies Buried offers a peek through the window of history and into the minds of a dynamic family.
Deception, Destruction, and Devastation
From young women to elderly matrons, from the savvy sophisticates to the socially inept, the women in these stories depict life's defining moments where one calculated move cements the unalterable fate of another and the inescapable consequences of karma and conscience.