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Writing and storytelling came along in elementary school, including rewriting song lyrics. Often, I would rewrite them to God, and my favorite to sing was “You Are the Sunshine of My Life.” I told elaborate tales to my Barbie and Dawn dolls, stuffed animals and imaginary friends. Around my middle and early high school days I was writing poetry and really terrible rock and roll lyrics. No, it’s true, they were horrible! I credit a high school English teacher for getting my head out of emo songs and into creative writing and fiction, and an art teacher who kept my creativity flowing in other areas.

After marrying and the children started to come along, my fiction writing slowed down as I became busy with the joys of being a young mom and study
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Susan is one of my inspirations as an author. She weaves great stories with faith, intrigue and suspense.


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20150715_100633Another terrific book in an exciting series by Susan!

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Restoration: released July, 2013 (Romance)
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Description: Book Three in the Lakeville Series Two Brothers, two paths. “I know what’s going on. What are you going to do to make it right?” Jude barked out a laugh...he was prepared for every argument. His stance declared he would have none of what Silas had to say. “Who says we’re not right?” Praying for the right words to be spoken and a fertile heart to hear them, Silas reached for his brother, plunging into the discussion he knew they needed to have. “Jude, you know the right thing. I don’t need to spout off a list of Scripture. What can I do?” “Mind your business." Jude shook off the hand on his arm. "That’s the first thing. No, that’s the ONLY thing.” “My brother walking in sin isn’t my business?” “We’re not kids anymore; you can stop looking out for me, it’s getting old. So, mind your business and go home. I don’t need Jiminy Cricket hanging around the door...” “Jiminy Cricket? How about the Holy Ghost? Don’t be a fool, Jude. You’re not hiding anything from Jesus.” “You’re boring me, Si. I pray every night and I haven’t missed church. All is well on that front. Now, go away.” Silas adopted a stubborn set to his face. The fabric of their relationship, worn to tatters from recent strains, tore apart. The impasse reached could destroy their close bond.
Seasons of a Life: Released Aug 1, 2011 (Select)
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Description: Time passes with little regard of human perspective. At times painfully slow and often it slips past more swiftly than we’d like. Sammie Young is a testimony to the changing of life’s many seasons. As life deals it’s harsh blows, she stands strong. Now, with two of her five children left at home, change whizzes toward her at the speed of light. Frequently down, but never beaten, Sammie steps out in faith to face the new and exciting seasons awaiting her family.
Sunnie's Rainbow (released 4/14/2012) (Romance)
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Description: Book two of my Lakeville series, chronicling the Young family. Sunshine Young has moved back to Lakeville. Her life has changed and she's making a new life for herself back in her hometown. A fender bender begins a whole new chapter in Sunnie's uncomplicated life. Complications abound as Sunnie struggles to truly put behind past hurts and open her heart to the Lord's way.
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D.H. YAY!!! Proofs for Sunnie's Rainbow have arrived!


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D.H. Thank you to all who entered the Give Away for Sunnie's Rainbow! Books will be shipped to the winners this Saturday!


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D.H. Give away books are zipping through the US Mail to the winners! Congrats to Desiree and Seth! Enjoy the story!


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D.H. I checked the delivery confirmations: Contest books should arrive today! Enjoy them!


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