Rita Durrett


Over 35 years in the field of education have given Mrs. Durrett insight and knowledge about American families, their inner turmoil, instability and resilient structure. Living in the mid-west has exposed Rita to individuals as unique and inspirational as the land they come from. Bits and pieces of each of these myriad of personalities help her to create memorable characters that come alive on the page and grab at your heartstrings.
Rita resides in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She is a mother of two sons and grandmother to four young boys. She belongs to a cat named Mousey and has two big attack dogs that might lick an intruder to death but, she admits, wouldn’t bite unless someone was getting between them and their food.

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Destiny Fulfilled
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jade Abbott is in love with Rayel. She trusts him with her life, until Foust Warrant tries to convince her she must trust him. Earth is in grave danger. Her destiny is to leave Earth and save Corasias from the evil of the Malabar, but does she leave with Rayel, or Foust? Her heart pleads one case, her mind the other. Her decision will not only impact her, but also the people of two worlds.
Destiny Revealed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,050. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jade Abbott has never known much about life outside her small university town. She and her best friend, Kat Cline, often escape to the mall for sanity. Until her recent trip to the mall, the most important decision she faced involved a new pair of jeans. Upon meeting four strangers from another world, she must find the bravery and determination to push toward her destiny.
The Calypso Princess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,900. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Maria Fuentes is being smuggled to Nassau aboard the Calypso Princess. Fearing for her life, she follows her heart and accepts protection from a guard. Is it a ploy to have her for himself? Kyle Alexander is shocked to find his summer job involves human trafficking. Does he get out and save himself or risk his life to save the beautiful captive he has fallen in love with?
Smugglers in Paradise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,410. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Fate has thrown Megan West into an adventure of mystery and intrigue with the questionable Travis Mankiller. Her luggage is stolen, death threats overheard, and hot passionate sex engaged in before boarding the cruise ship.Missing artifacts are the center of the dangerous journey, but the overriding theme is of love, romance and passion as hot as the tropical background in which it is set.
Keeping Secrets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Keeping Secrets is a coming-of-age novel about seventeen year old, Caitlyn Grant. Pregnant and in fear of being forced to get an abortion she runs away to make a safe life for herself and her child. At every turn Caitlyn finds herself keeping another secret from those around her. It is a story of courage, determination and, most of all, it is a story of love.

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  • Emma's Walk on April 09, 2013

    A sweet, heart warming short story. My idea of how leaving this earth should be.