“The New World” (Short Story)
Timeless Tales Magazine
WAKING THE DRAGON
Adult Contemporary Fantasy – 89,000 words
The Selene Winter Home for At-Risk Girls is turning out to be a perilous place, and thirteen-year-old Rhianna Chapman is learning there are worse things to fear than being committed to a psychiatric hospital. Lucky for Rhianna, her mother’s ghost has returned to help — and she hasn’t come back alone.
COMPLETED SHORT FICTION: A SAMPLING
Lily Giroux is home from college and she’s feeling alone and adrift. She escapes her mother’s cold shoulder by taking a job at the summer camp she attended as a child. When everyday objects begin to disappear, Lily is drawn into a mystery. At its center stands the strange girl she befriended at Camp Wabanaki all those years ago.
CECILE WUNJO IS MY DREAM GIRL
Manhattan accountant Sidney Biddle has a problem, and lately it’s been making him nuts: Sidney does not dream. Renowned dream interpreter Cecile Wunjo can help, but to meet her, Sidney must betray a sacred promise. When he does at last come face to face with the mysterious Cecile, what she has to say may change Sidney’s world forever.
Mariane thought their travels through Latin America would bridge the widening chasm between her and Ben. Instead, she feels lost in this alien landscape, and the empty spaces grow larger each day. A journey by bus into the mountains, and an unexpected act of kindness, may be the signs Mariane’s been waiting for to show her the way home.