Books Coming Soon:

PUMPKIN FINDS HIS SMILE (picture book)

A flawed and sad little Pumpkin goes unwanted by all the children at the patch, until a handicapped girl named Sarah picks him as “perfect” for Halloween night. She takes him to the children’s hospital, and the kids help Sarah carve the little Pumpkin into the biggest, brightest, happiest Jack-O-Lantern ever. The Pumpkin finds his smile and learns that his true joy is not determined by his looks.

THE VESSELS: Book One (paranormal adult fiction trilogy)

An unlikely group of lost, lonely and hurting humans become Vessels for spirits who return to this life in order to right wrongs, help others and forgive sins suffered in their own lives.  Most of the spirits seek redemption and the chance at Elysium, but a few slip through with ulterior motives and evil desires. The Vessels have seven days to brave ominous, often lethal circumstances to help the spirits succeed. Most Vessels live to tell the tale, but for others, sharing their spirit’s journey is the last thing they will ever do.

Film/TV Scripts in development:

CHANGE OF COMMAND (original action thriller):

The Navy’s first female aircraft carrier Captain battles the tough, sophisticated terrorists who hijack her ship. They wear surgically implanted bombs and threaten to kill hostages and blow the ship unless the U.S. removes their African leader to stop the genocide of their people.

BONES OF THE MASTER (drama, based on a non-fiction book; in development with Richard Gere):

Based on a book by the same name, this is the true story of George Crane, a nihilistic American writer and journalist who befriends an elderly, selfless Ch’an Master Buddhist monk named Tsung Tsai. Together these unlikely friends travel to Tsung Tsai’s homeland of Inner Mongolia and share the adventure of a lifetime trying to find and honor the remains of the monk’s deceased master.

TOAST (original romance comedy drama):

An ensemble (non-holiday) romantic comedy set in New York City. The lives of six people are unexpectedly intertwined, enlightened and elevated when they each receive a bottle of the same Lambert Reserve champagne.

IN NEW SKIN (period family drama):

A widowed mother in 1940’s Missouri fights racial and gender bias when she continues her husband’s funeral business to save her family. She battles an inferno of unfairness when she stops the town fathers from secretly selling her husband’s land to a wartime munitions factory. Her honesty and defiance kindle a flame of equality that fuels liberty and justice for all.