He Was Walking Alone

He Was Walking Alone

(Book #4) Richard Harding was walking alone when he was struck by a vehicle and died. A tragic accident that was no one’s fault.

But if that was so, then why was his girlfriend so sure that it was intentional homicide? Zachary Goldman is on the case. With Christmas approaching, he is as determined to distract himself from his own troubles as he is to ferret out the truth of Harding’s death. 

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She Was Dying Anyway

She Was Dying Anyway

New release!

Private Investigator Zachary Goldman took on the case as a favor to his ex-wife, Bridget. It should have been cut and dried. But the deeper he looks into the death of cancer patient Robin Salter, the more convinced Zachary becomes that Bridget’s suspicions were correct.

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Excerpt from It's Kind of a Funny Story

Excerpt from It’s Kind of a Funny Story

My current read is It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini, a young adult book about depression and managing mental illness. It has been made into a much-acclaimed movie. In spite of the subject matter, it's a light-hearted book with plenty of humour. While the thought processes and experiences of Craig, the main character with depression are quite different than mine, Ned Vizzini wrote from his own experience and tragically succumbed to his own depression at age 32.  ...
Ronnie, Between the Cracks #5

Ronnie, Between the Cracks #5

(Book #5) Ronnie was the one child in the Simpson family to escape from the abuse and grow up in a normal home without being bounced from place to place or ending up on the street. That was what the others all thought. That was what Ronnie told herself. When Ronnie could remember. ...
Randy's Review of She Wore Mourning

Randy’s Review of She Wore Mourning

Zachary Goldman is a Private Investigator who is messed up. Add in a crazy ex-wife, and together they made one ugly recipe. The one thing Zachary can keep on track in his life is his work. Well, that is up until now. ...
Making Her Mark

Making Her Mark

Secrets and lies. When everything changed, Kelli thought she would be happy. But nothing really changed. Kelli’s life has never been easy. She’s always faced her problems head on. She’s strong and savvy and in charge of herself. All of that is about to change ...
Não se Esqueça de Steven

Não se Esqueça de Steven

Ele nunca contou o que acontecia em casa com as portas fechadas, porém, desta vez, ele não consegue lembrar. As coisas nunca foram fáceis para Steven. Ele aceita isso e tenta tirar o melhor da vida. Ele pode não ter pais, um lar feliz ou mesmo nem o suficiente para comer em alguns dias, mas, pelo menos, ele tem dois amigos leais que ficam do seu lado e tentam ajudá-lo sempre que podem. Pelo menos, ele tem a escola, um lugar onde ele pode ir para escapar do abuso ...
Enemy of Light

Enemy of Light

Get them together in one package and save! This collection contains four full-length stand-alone mystery, suspense, or thriller novels: ...
A Single Soul

A Single Soul

Get three stand-alone novels by award-winning author P.D. Workman. Three boys fight to escape violence and abuse. Thought-provoking and eye-opening stories of poverty, gang violence, mental illness, and domestic abuse will inspire readers of all ages and remind them of the power of family and friendship ...
Dark is Deepest

Dark is Deepest

Get four of my stand-alone books with a female main character together in one ebook package. This set, titled Dark is Deepest, includes Tattooed Teardrops, which won the Top Fiction Prize in the 2016 In the Margins Top Ten Books for Teens literary award. Buying them all together and save ...
New book release! Intersexion hits the market

New book release! Intersexion hits the market

Intersexion is now live at Amazon! Pick up your Kindle or paperback copy now. This is one of those stories that just grabbed me by the throat and demanded to be written. The idea, the cover, and the story all just came together like a tidal wave, and it bumped another book out of its way on my publication schedule.
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Intersexion

Intersexion

Taylor is a teen teetering on the edge of a steep precipice. Disowned by his family, living on the street, battling abuse and prejudice, he struggles to discover who he really is and how to carry on with life. The last person you would expect to touch him is Roz, whose foremost identity is a Christian wife and mother. But her world is about to be shaken. Through all that happens, Roz understands she has to be there for Taylor, knowing he is only one step from despair and self-destruction ...
Michelle, Between the Cracks #3

Michelle, Between the Cracks #3

(Book #3) “Daddy… can’t we come with you when you leave this time?” When Michelle asked to be taken away from her abusive mother, she never expected to lose everyone she loved in the process. They said they would keep her and Kenny together. Her daddy said he would be back. And she never even got to say good-bye to Marcie ...
Once Brothers

Once Brothers

Jacob, fifteen and a loner, never thought he’d get mixed up with a gang. Deke, older now, had sought the gang out for protection when he had no family of his own to rely upon. And Sammy, only ten, pressed into service as a gang courier, is terrified of where his job with the gang will lead ...
Questing for a Dream

Questing for a Dream

Nadie is a bright, caring teen growing up Manitoba Cree growing up in abject poverty. She tries to balance school attendance, caring for her younger cousin Luyu, and spending time with handsome, impish Mouse, her best friend and confidante. Together, they strive to find the path to happiness on the reservation ...
El mal camino de Ruby

El mal camino de Ruby

Ella es fuerte e independiente y no necesita a nadie más. El camino que la ha llevado hasta aquí no ha sido fácil y ha bloqueado muchas cosas de su mente. Pero las cosas no son color de rosa como todos creen y el camino que le espera está lleno no solo de pandillas, drogas y depresión, sino que también de otros desafíos que Ruby ni se había imaginado ...
Excerpt from The Language of Sparrows

Excerpt from The Language of Sparrows

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, read the rules at A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along!
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Reading list: Young Adult Fiction about Depression

Reading list: Young Adult Fiction about Depression

I previously published a Reading List for Young Adult Fiction About Psychosis. Today I am going to tackle depression.
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June & Justin, Between the Cracks #2

June & Justin, Between the Cracks #2

(Book #2) Justin had made a mistake. A big, life-changing mistake. He already failed June once. He wasn’t there when she needed him, and because of him, their lives will never be the same. June is everything to Justin, and he must be everything to her. He must protect June at all costs. Justin is prepared spend the rest of his life keeping her from getting hurt again ...
Those Who Believe

Those Who Believe

On the run from Social Services and others who do not understand their beliefs, Nathan and his mom, faith-healer Billie Ashbury move into yet another a new town. Nathan again faces the challenges of making new friends and of keeping his family’s secrets. But what he really struggles with is his wavering faith and reconciling his actions with what his devoted mother has taught him from the cradle. Could disobeying her ever be right? ...
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