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Comments from the author about writing: My fiction has solid research behind it, though I take some liberties with the facts. For instance, in my Iowa series, I moved the Floyd river closer to town because I needed it there! But when truth matters--such as details about the US Cadet Nurse Corps--I remain true to the facts. As a former teacher, editor, and librarian, I enjoy the research--but I my goal is to create characters who make that information come alive. My favorite comment from a reader reflects my success with that goal: "I know this person--but I didn't know you knew him!"

Book Types: Fiction

Audience Types: Adult

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes

If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Negotiable, based on mileage and type of event. Based on research done for "Late Harvest" (part of the Iowa-based series) I have developed a 30-45 minute presentation on the US Cadet Nurse Corps which existed during WW II. Whether for such a presentation, or a "Meet the Author" event, I ask to be allowed to set up a table for book sales.

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County: Sioux

Books By This Author

Milford Mystery series:

  • Destination Unknown:  A Milford Mystery. Self-published by, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2013.

Iowa-based series:

  • Rough Terrain, iUniverse, Bloomington, Indiana, 2001.
  • Unguarded Edge, iUniverse, Bloomington, Indiana, 2004.
  • Late Harvest,, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2006.
  • Shifting Shadows,, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2009.
  • Fallow Fields,, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2010.

North Dakota series:

  • Miles Apart, iUniverse, Bloomington, Indiana, 2001.
  • Uncharted Territory, iUniverse, Bloomington, Indiana, 2001.
  • Hidden Crossing, iUniverse, Bloomington, Indiana, 2002.
  • Storm Path, iUniverse, Bloomington, Indiana, 2002.
  • Ripple Effect,, Raleigh, NC, 2011.

California series:

  • Rogue Wave, iUniverse, Bloomington, Indiana, 2004.
  • Shaky Ground,, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2007.
  • Prevailing Winds, iUniverse, Bloomington, Indiana, 2003.


  • Off Track,, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2008.
  • Water Marks., Raleigh, North Carolina, 2012.

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