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Iroquois Awakening -- When the screams of hostile Indians outside their cabin awakened Jamie Hawkins, he suddenly realized lives were at risk in the Northwest Territory of 1788. The problem was, the last he new he was he was standing in a drying shed two hundred years in the future. This time traveler has a lot to learn.
Bloody & Afflicted – Whoever heard of a one-armed gunfighter? When Henry Walker was afflicted by pro-slavery zealots on his Kansas farm, he fought back. First he avenged the senseless murder of his family and then he wander west and found new direction on the Santa Fe Trail.
Old Ways Die Hard -- Discarding his old ways was not easy for orphan Moses Conway. They helped him survive the mean streets of Boston and six months on a whaling ship.
Love saved him in North Carolina. But his old ways lured him back when he lost his wife and three daughters in tragic accidents. Could he find peace in newly-independent Texas or would his Old Ways Die Hard?
Love and hate collide in three stirring tales of bravery and reformation. From the Northwest Territory to Bloody Kansas and newly-independent Texas, determined men and women struggle to survive in wild lands.
Act of Kindness -- Nobody at Crater Lake Retirement Center could believe Jerome Browning was 92 years old. He looked and acted much younger. Still, he devoted his life to helping residents restart their lives. Fighting a dysfunctional director every step of the way, Jerome and a wealthy benefactor find innovative ways to bring joy to shattered lives. Browning had no idea how an ancient curse and a simple act of kindness would turn his own world upside down.
Act of Mercy – A simple act of kindness led Jerome Browning to prosperity he never imagined possible. When a root he finds washed up on the Atlantic shoreline grows into a modern day “beanstalk,” his world is turned upside down. Accompanied by a blind, one-armed teenager, Browning is required to travel through strange new lands, negotiate with otherworldly creatures and avoid disrupting history to outsmart a corporate behemoth and save the world’s oceans. It might be beyond one man’s capability.
Act of Recall -- Who is John Doe VI? Can a pair of binoculars, his friendship with Jerome Browning and months of therapy unlock the past for the newcomer at Crater Lake Retirement Center? When his memory returns, he discovers a gruesome past and a family he had long forgotten. Will it bring horror or joy?
The Coastal Capers series mixes a little bit of mystery and fantasy to provide readers with an entertaining peek into the sometimes chaotic life of residents confined to a Florida retirement home.
Wolf Pact: The New Order -- When W. Jefferson Prescott III is introduced to a species of wolf that can alter its genetic makeup in order to walk as humans, he discovers a magical world and a second chance at life. His predestined rise to power creates chaos and unity. While Jefferson must learn the ways of the four-legged Cossibye, his three companions — Aponi, Shideezhi and Skilah — struggle to embrace life in Jefferson’s human world. This cultural collision, combined with the discovery of amazing physical and sensual powers, takes readers on a journey of fantasy, romance and mystery.
Wolf Pact: Escape from Captivity -- After rescuing abused siblings on a dark Wisconsin night, the Cossibye clan is catapulted into a search for the orphans' relatives and face off with a madman who is leaving dead bodies and shattered lives wherever he travels. With the help of the children's father -- Michael Mangus Walker -- Jefferson, Sebby, Sherry and Reeny must rely on cunning and all their special powers to preserve the children's safety and return peace to the plush Wisconsin countryside.
Wolf Pact: Dream Catchers -- A 600-year-old shaman of the Osage Nation is wreaking havoc in Wisconsin. As the body count grows, the press thinks a werewolf might be stalking students at Marquette University. The Cossibye have no other choice but to join the investigation and end the senseless murders before one of their own is harmed or killed? New friends, Carl Birdsong and Cheyenne Konti, help the blend ancient potions with modern technology to preserve peace.
Deep in the Wisconsin north country lives a secret society, which battles evil and thrives on doing good deed for the common man. This saga is full of bad guys, evil witches and magical adventure.
Run like the Wind -- Fourteen-year-old Eongus "Gus" McIntyre suddenly is orphaned and abandoned in the Black Hills, the wildest and most untamed territory in 1876 America. Luckily, he is befriended by a group of cattlemen who are driving 100 head of Texas Longhorns north to feed hungry gold miners in lawless Deadwood. An ornery trail cook, named Toots, and the boss’ son, Junior Hamilton, take young McIntyre under their wing. With the help of irascible Calamity Jane, the youngster earns respect, avenges his father's murder and starts a new life.
Run to Danger -- Rustlers and Mexican vaqueros threaten the livelihood of the Circle H Ranch in 1877, making young Gus McIntyre’s job of rounding up stray Longhorns more than challenging. An aging Apache chief comes to Gus' rescue, and together they plot revenge and secure the Hamilton assets. In the process, long-standing animosities between their white and native cultures begin the healing process.
Chasing Gold – When a dying stranger slips a mysterious map into the hands of young Gus McIntyre, it sets he and his friends on an incredible journey to find the hidden wealth of Mexican Emperor Ferdinand Maximilian. Government agents and ruthless vigilantes from the Ku Klux Klan want the gold, too. When his life and the lives of those he cares most for are threatened, where will Gus run to avoid danger? Will his race to find the treasure end in hardship or happiness?
Chasing the Past – Gus McIntyre’s great-great-great grandfather, James Oliver McIntyre, fled Scotland to find adventure and romance in the New World. He also found hardship and friendship while blazing trails west with none other than Daniel Boone. Gus tells his story as he searches for a new beginning in nineteenth century Texas.
PAYBACK: Eye for an Eye– A boxed set of the first two Gus McIntyre Adventures that was released in October of 2019 for Kindle and Kindle Unlimited readers.
Readers, young and old, have made the award-winning The McIntyre Adventures a must read. "Chasing Gold" was a semifinalist in the prestigious Laramie Awards for Westerns Writing.
SARA: A Hero’s Story -- When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, the men of the U.S.S. Saratoga CV-3 fought back. This work of historical fiction chronicles the role "The Mighty Lady" and her crew played in bringing about an end to Japanese terrorism and World War II. The historical tale is based on the memoirs of dozens of veterans who served valiantly aboard the venerable aircraft carrier. One of those brave men was the author's late father, Ralph G. Guy. Most of his shipmates have passed away or are in their twilight years. All remain heroes from a time too often forgotten.
Tree of Wonders --Have you ever looked at one of Florida’s ancient and majestic Live Oak trees and wondered what they might reveal if they could talk? Young Willie Brown finds the Tree of Wonders on the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway, and it reveals tales of yesteryear.
Learn about the native tribes that inhabited Flagler County, how sugar turned sour for early plantation owners and how transportation played an important role in the region’s depopulation and rebirth.
Secrets of the Heart -- When Annie Coldwater’s daughters discover their late mother had a secret love affair, they are shocked. They assumed she was too old and too gray for such shenanigans. But when a stranger shows up at the funeral home and spends a long moment at their mother’s casket, questions arise.
Author Brian Warren met Annie at a book-signing, and they fell in love immediately. He denies her nothing, including the secretive nature of their romance. That all changes when Annie suddenly dies, and Brian decides some secrets are best revealed. Then, all hell breaks loose.
Altered Lives -- On his twenty-fifth birthday, Georgian Matthew Brownlee is informed by his adoptive mother that he was intentionally misled about the sudden death of his biological family. His mother, father and sister were murdered on Halloween 1981. The revelation alters his life path. Matt requests and is granted his discharge from the U.S. Army and heads to Ohio with sister Betsy to search for the killer or killers of a family he never knew.
In 2006, newcomers to the tiny community of Kinkaid OH make tongues wag. When activity stirs around a home at 69 Oak Hill Drive — the site of the grisly murders — the sleeping community awakens.
Can Matt use his Army Ranger training to breathe new life into the cold case? What secrets are his new neighbors hiding? How many more lives will be altered in his quest for the truth?
The author thinks nothing of jumping from one genre to another to attract audiences that are young and old. This collection of novels will warm hearts, educate and mystify. Altered Lives i first hit the Amazon web site in January of 2021 and provides a surprise ending to a cold case mystery.