A published author of 21 novels, 2 prescriptive non-fiction, and 9 screenplays since 2003. A graduate of Union College and Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management; a former U.S. Air Force Officer; and a former Human Resources executive. A member of US4Warriors, Publishers & Writers of San Diego, and Read Local San Diego. Regularly conduct workshops on "How to Write a Book and Get Published," and "How to Write a Screenplay."
Unique traits: Telling stories that are written about ordinary people overcoming extraordinary obstacles.
Chase Drama A strong-willed young FBI Agent doubts herself during an undercover assignment in a con swindling case. Her boss tells her to set aside her troubles in order to chase the con swindler, yet she stubbornly denies any problems. In a short time her undercover work is in jeopardy of being exposed while her boss struggles with his own issues.
Far From Ordinary (historical fiction based on true event) Historical While guarding artwork in the Führerbau that Hitler had stolen, an American soldier finds a bronze desk set that seems to have been owned by the dictator. He sends the object home to his parents as a souvenir. Over 40 years later he realizes the desk set was used to sign the 1938 Munich Pact and he must fend off others who desperately want the "MacGuffin" at whatever means necessary.
Deceit Drama After two thirteen-year-old friends argue, one of them goes missing. No one knows what exactly happened as the event becomes a forgotten footnote. Twenty years later the missing boy appears as a devious adult criminal. One of his childhood friends begins the search to bring him to justice, yet in the end his sneaky devious ways bring him down.
Desperate Drama A family realizes the only possibility to save their pregnant 16 year old child rests with one person. However, the person is a pediatric physician who is currently serving a 30 year sentence for performing illegal abortions, and the father of the teen is the Judge who sent him away.
Unordinary Love Drama Two unlikely lovers, step-siblings Kay and Carl, slip into an unrelenting relationship when they cross a boundary they never thought they would. While their on-again off-again relationship is strained the stakes rise higher as each of them struggles to come with terms of their individual loss of innocence.
Second Son Drama What if an older son, Frank, discovers a medical condition that prevents him from having children? A dilemma occurs when he asks his younger brother, Robert, the second son, for an unusual favor that would violate his sacred vows as a Priest. It all comes to a dramatic head when the brothers' parents mysteriously die and the second son is accused of murdering them.
Scarlet Rose Drama Two former college lovers rekindle their relationship at a class reunion. Cass thinks it is a simple one-time fling; Mike refuses to allow it to end, resulting in emotional blackmail, stalking, and obsession on his part. Cass must distance herself from Mike to remain loyal to her family, and to prevent Mike from finding out about their child, Scarlet Rose.
The Interview Drama What happens when a normal job interview turns into a life and death drama? A female job candidate's life along with others in the office is at risk when a disgruntled fired employee and ex-military soldier takes everyone hostage. He wants revenge for being fired. In order to survive, everyone must put aside their differences to work together.
Bound and Determined Drama Susanne is a young attractive single woman who unexpectedly is pregnant with a child she does not want. After the child is delivered, the infant girl is abducted from the hospital. Susanne's personality is altered. She is now bound and determined to be re-united with her child, yet she straight-arms those who want to help her the most.