NOW AVAILABLE! This children's novel The
Magic of Finbar is a romp through the world of youthful
imagination. It is an adventure of two young sisters facing the trials and
tribulations of being separated from their parents and friends through a
natural disaster. When the Clark family and their relatives join together
on vacation in the mountains of Maine, no one realizes that the two Clark
girls will be called on to save everyone.
The task that befalls the nine-year-old Meghan and the seven year old
Bridget is difficult and dangerous, but with purpose, wit and the mystical
guidance of Finbar they set out on their mission. Each
girl has a secret they'd never shared with anyone. They both have a make
believe friend name Finbar. The basis of this secret is a magical statue
of a leprechaun that sits on a shelf in their father's home office. The
legionary heirloom is said to have protected their family for hundreds of
years. Unknown to each other, both sisters regularly share their personal
problems with Finbar and he comforts them.
Meghan and Bridget have
been separated from their parents by a mudslide. Everything they love in
the world is trapped in a muck-encased cabin in the middle of the
wilderness. The girls must rely on each other as well as their faithful
dog, a Golden Retriever named Riley.
The unique characteristic of the story is when the girls feel all is lost,
Riley talks. The calming voice,
with the familiar brogue, is Finbar's.
Bolstered by the Magic of
Finbar, the adventure continues with their trek to escape the deep forest
and find help.
The evils of the dark mysterious woods and the threat of wild animals is
their constant concern. Guided by Riley's devotion and Finbar's
wisdom, they press on. The happy ending teaches the girl's the importance
of believing, having faith in each other, as well as the world that
Clearmountain is a full blooded Shoshone Indian whose previous job was a
Secret Service agent on the Presidential advance security team. The
demands of the job plus a desire to go home made Oliver switch branches of
the government, from Justice to
Interior. He is now a Park Ranger
in Pinedale, Wyoming.
After marrying the lovely Betsy Brooks, a teacher at Pinedale High, their
past lives started coming back to haunt them. Someone has kidnapped Betsy
and there have been attempts on his life. Oliver is not sure if it is his
past or hers that is closing in on them. This event sends him from
Wyoming’s Absaroka Range to Colorado’s Rockies and New Jersey’s
shore. His Native American instincts will serve him well in the hunt of
Digger McLaughlin went off to Cornell University he didn’t realize what
destiny had in store for him. Digger and his two best friends, twins Trip
and Ivy Lamont, were youthful carefree young men beginning life’s
journey. They had no idea Ivy would descend into such resentment toward
his brother that he would become colder, more cruel and evil than anyone
tragic accident in college triggered Ivy’s chilling behavior and he
suddenly disappeared without finishing school. Digger and Trip lost track
of the vicious twin over the years but Ivy never misplaced his resentment
of his brother. And Digger never forgot the threat Ivy represents.
fixation on revenge was uniquely enabled by being an identical twin. This
plus his determination to destroy his brother and all things Trip held
precious takes Digger on an exciting journey filled with violence and
Duckworth struggled on the PGA tour for ten years. Golf is his passion.
But now he’s a private investigator in Myrtle Beach. Criminal Justice is
his degree from the University of Georgia. When his client Dean Meyers
turns up dead as a result of a fall from a gambling boat, Duck’s
instincts scream foul play. Dean’s business partners seem appropriately
upset. Dean’s wife Maureen is suspicious and hires Duck to pursue the
journey leads Duck into the corporate world where the rough is rougher and
the traps are deeper than he ever experienced on the tour. He uses his
contacts in the golf community to negotiate through the corporate society.
Duck discovers corruption, murder, embezzlement, mail fraud and just plain
ugliness. Along the way, Duck develops new friends as he joins forces with
a Connecticut investigating firm, JDK Midnight Security. The
mystery takes Duck and his associate to Ireland chasing crooked executives
and revealing international intrigue. Duck was afraid he was mired in the
rough on this case, but a last minute twist brought him in under par.
Chance Higgins’ childhood dream to visit the Empire State Building
turned into an adult nightmare. During his visit, there was an
incident. While everyone thought it was a simple suicide, Chance knew it
was a murder. When he tried to comfort the grieving widower, he was
rejected and his family threatened. Remain silent or suffer the pain of
losing a loved one was the clearly delivered message.
Confused and fearful, Chance turned to his friend and legal consul,
Johnny (Midnight) Mezzanotte. Midnight
discovered his client was a prime suspect in a murder case.
Suddenly people around Chance were dying and Chance himself became
a target obscured by a mass murder. It was obvious this was much more
complicated than suspecting a murder. He was now in the middle of a
territorial war that involved a drug lord and a crime boss. It reached
from Columbia, South America to New York City.
Chance was soon befriended by some innocent people, an influential
ethnic group in Manhattan who lost family in the senseless murder. But
they’re different than Chance. They
are prepared to fight back.
a mysterious crate while hunting, Jeep and Petey are subjected to armed
assaults before they can turn the crate over to the authorities.
James (Jeep) Patrick and Peter (Petey) McDade have been friends and
business partners since childhood.
They are quickly becoming aware of a diabolic plot to contaminate
bottled drinking water and disperse it throughout Washington, D.C. It
becomes apparent that Jeep and Petey can’t trust the local authorities.
There is only a small group of friends that can be counted on in
this rural county.
Protecting their loved ones and their country becomes their
The pain, heartache and misery this path leads them on threatens
Once it becomes obvious just who the architect of destruction is,
the hunt begins.
As friends start dying and the authorities try to close in, the
When the pain of death strikes at Petey’s heart a rage grows in
him and the game is on.
The adventure leads Jeep, Petey and associates to the hills of
Northern Georgia and County Justice.