Rachel Gilberts

Biography

Rachel Gilberts was born in Nashville, Tennessee - her hometown, then and now. She works as a Humanities professor and as a freelance self-published Christian book author.

Her parents are Frank and Jemimah. Frank, now deceased, supported the family by tending their family farm while Jemimah worked as a local bookshop supervisor. Jemimah, now retired, helps supervise work at the farm.

Rachel has three other siblings – Ruth, aged 42, and twins John and Jacob, both 36.

Ruth, husband Paul, and daughter Martha now tend to the farm. John, still single, is a civil engineer, while Jacob, now married to college sweetheart Marie, is a hotel front desk manager.

Rachel has a child named Maryanne, aged 12, by her husband, Keith. Keith was once a one-hit country singer but is now a comptroller at an insurance and financial services company. Rachel and Keith parted ways for “personal differences."

Rachel, as alleged by Keith, is content with “small town” life, and he is not. Custody is not an issue as Keith participates actively in raising Maryanne.

Books

Family Reunion: Journey Back Home 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » General
Erica is going to Naples to visit her half-brothers. It is where their father, who is very sick, also lives. As she gets to know Jesse and Nathan more, she sees sons any father can be proud of. She couldn’t help but question what she believes all her life about the man who abandoned her before she was born. What will she do when she realizes that her beliefs are based on lies and illusions?
Of Dreams and Sins: Journey Back Home 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Eric’s cruel mother has scarred him long before he can learn to fight. His first marriage is as bad, and the death of his wife on childbirth saddled him with a guilt he does not deserve. Beautiful and smart Eileen is more than what he feels he deserves. But when Eric’s issues overcome him, he did something that locked them all into an unforgiving chain of pain and distrust. Will they ever be free
Commitment Phobia (Journey Back Home 1)
Price: Free! Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » General
Erica is in love with her boyfriend Peter. In fact, she doesn’t know how she could live without him. Peter demands what she finds hard to give. She feels scared to commit because her father abandoned her mother when she was still in her womb. But if she doesn’t face her ghosts, she will lose the man she loves. If she does, will it give her family back, love, and the answers to her unspoken dreams?
Protecting Raine: The Doctor's Patient 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
HER MEMORIES ARE BACK! SHE REMEMBERS WHY SHE RAN Ruth has amnesia. She eventually learns that her real name is Raine, milestone events, and a fiancé named Jim. This hinders her budding relationship with charming Dr. Richard Hayle. But why is it so hard to remember everything about Jim? What about the serial killer the cops think she can help them with if she can remember everything that she forget
Nightmares and Memories (The Doctor's Patient 1)
Price: Free! Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When she woke up in the hospital, she remembers nothing, knows no one, and is having bad dreams. So kind and handsome Dr. Richard Hayle is a real blessing. Given the temporary name of Ruth, she undergoes hypnosis. The cops have found a dead woman in the woods near where she was recovered and they seem to believe the answers they are seeking are locked with the memories that are inside her head.
Love Sailings: Seasons of Love Short Story Collections
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,160. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Something is about to happen—a collision of human desires, human hopes, and human frailties. Meet Joy and Derrick, and the inhabitants of Key West whose lives are interwoven in these four short story series. Love Sailings: Seasons of Love Collections. Lust, love, faith and life are going to mix and collide inside the eye of the storm. Which is going to survive?
Passionate Sails: Seasons of Love 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
It is the Fantasy Fest, when EVERYTHING always happens. Joy and Derrick have “commitment” written all over their faces, it is Joe and Julie’s first date, and the Aziz Brothers are all set to skydive over Mallory Square during sunset, when most everyone is going to be to watch the beautiful phenomenon of changing colors and fading light. Lust, love, faith and life—which is going to survive?
Stormy Seas: Seasons of Love 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Joy and Derrick’s relationship is also fast approaching the phase of commitment. Joe is trying hard to be careful about his budding relationship with gentle Julie. Vinnie has to find a way to get back home after his misfortune in the beginning of his own adventure. While the Brothers Aziz struggle to get their plans together for that perfect day that they will honor Allah….
Turbulent Waves: Seasons of Love 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In the wake of the storm, Joy is finding romance that she feels will make or break every good thing she believes about love—and how much she deserves it. Derrick is her constant companion after Brian and Stormy’s betrayal, and he has made her happier than she has ever been before. She doesn’t know where the new experience is taking her, but she is willing to let him stir the sails.
Tempestuous Winds (Seasons of Love 1)
Series: Tropical Storms, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In the Key West, a violent storm approaches. Joy’s lover, Brian, may be out at sea. But his safety in the storm’s passing does not guarantee a meaning to a disintegrating partnership. Then a tourist arrives—a handsome southerner who’s able to charm her weary heart. As she fights it, Joy learns of a shocking betrayal. Can Joy forgive, or will the truth send her rushing into the arms of another?

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