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Published Books

2015. Paranormal / Sci-fi Suspense

Synopsis: Iris Camden thought she knew who her family was even if they weren’t always forthcoming. Her half sister is a medium reeling from the loss of her biological mother. Her estranged father is an obsessed government worker who cannot reveal what he does. When an artifact appears in a ghost hunting expedition, Iris is the last person who wants to believe in aliens. 

Iris is angered by the claims of a ghost who warns of an outer-space threat. She turns to a UFO chasing scientist for answers, and Mitchell becomes convinced an alien plague in the form of light will cause a rapid evolution making humans susceptible to enemy suggestion. He is also certain her father may be part of a huge conspiracy and should not be made aware of the artifact. 

The dark secrets of her family’s past begin to unravel, and Iris will be forced to consider fantasy as reality and take the ultimate risk to save those she loves.

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Demon Inhibitions
2013. Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Suspense & Mystery.

Synopsis: Most people don’t travel to another universe to get a new job, house and boyfriend but psychic investigator Caitlin Diggs did. Now she’s living the life of her alternate self, working for the FBI’s Preternatural Division where her first case just happens to include chasing a genetically engineered man hell bent on stealing souls. Well, there had to be consequences.

From the Author: For readers who like a mix of genres, I intended Demon Inhibitions to include science fiction with urban fantasy, paranormal suspense, mystery and a touch of romance.

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Kindred Killers
2012. Crime/Psychological Thriller.

Synopsis: Homicide Detective Stanford Carter uses Zen meditation to deal with the gruesome crimes of humanity. But his composure is severely tested when an unfaithful husband and stripper are not only murdered but showcased for their immoral lives. To test his mettle further, department policy is jeopardizing his romance with his CSI colleague Jill Seacrest. Marrying colleagues is prohibited and Carter must either end his romance or have Jill put in for transfer. The private detective hired by the family of the victims becomes the only suspect. Carter theorizes someone with knowledge in law enforcement is responsible for leaving clean but disturbing crime scenes. Further investigation leads him to believe a pair of killers might be working as serials. As Jill goes undercover to investigate the PI's social life, Carter fears he might not only fail to stop the vigilante killings but lose the love of his life.

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Gods of the Machines
2010. Paranormal Suspense.

Synopsis: Detective Sam Benson, a native New Yorker, is brash, opinionated and candid. Transplanted to work on Earth’s first colonized planet, he envisions a relatively peaceful job. But Benson’s ruthless nature might bring it to the brink of annihilation when a series of murders begins. He suspects a non-human is responsible—an android who once shared engrams with a psychopathic human. However, the detective doesn’t know other non-humans once called his new world—theirs. And as Benson obsesses with making a case against the android, he is oblivious to their return and the reason why they consider machines to be their gods.

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What Are You Made Of?
2006. Science Fiction.

Synopsis: Scientists preparing a planet for colonization have their minds illegally transferred into android bodies when an illness threatens the mission. Yet that solution only threatens the mission further when one of the hybrid creations begins to rebel.

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Blood Web
2007. Paranormal Suspense.

Synopsis: Returning from a leave of absence after the death of her partner, FBI Special Agent Caitlin Diggs is intent on stopping the newest serial murderer, the Arrowhead Killer whose calling card is a brand in the middle of his victims' foreheads. As she tracks him across the country, she becomes more and more convinced that the brand, a mystical quartz pendant and a savage historical massacre could spell the end of humanity.

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