My Books



(September 2015)

Years ago, Clara survived a vicious bear attack. She’s used to getting sympathetic looks around town, but meeting strangers is a different story. Yet her dreams go far beyond Knik, Alaska, and now she’s got a secret that’s both thrilling and terrifying–an acceptance letter from Columbia University. But it turns out her scars aren’t as fixable as she hoped, and when her boyfriend begins to press for a forever commitment, she has second thoughts about New York. Then Rhodes, a student teacher in her English class, forces her to acknowledge her writing talent, and everything becomes even more confusing–especially with the feelings she’s starting to have about him. Now all Clara wants to do is hide from the tough choices she has to make. When her world comes crashing down around her, Clara has to confront her problems and find her way to a decision. Will she choose the life of her dreams or the life that someone she loves has chosen? Which choice is scarier?


To learn more about HAS TO BE LOVE go HERE



(September 2014)

After police intervention, fifteen-year-old Joy has finally escaped the trailer where she once lived with her mother and survived years of confinement and abuse. Now living with her aunt, uncle, and cousins in a comfortable house, she’s sure she’ll never belong. Wracked by panic attacks, afraid to talk to anyone at her new school, Joy’s got a whole list of reasons why she’s crazy. Slowly Joy begins to find friends and grow closer to her new family. But just when hope takes hold, she learns she must testify in her mother’s trial. Can she face her old life without losing her way in the new one?


For more about this story, GO HERE.

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(Spring 2014)

Kate’s dream boyfriend has just broken up with her and she’s still reeling from her diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.

Aidan planned on being a lifer in the army and went to Afghanistan straight out of high school. Now he’s a disabled young veteran struggling to embrace his new life.

When Kate and Aidan find each other neither one wants to get attached. But could they be right for each other after all?


For more about THE SUMMER I FOUND YOU go HERE.

Out of Play


(Fall 2013)

Out of Play by Jolene Perry and Nyrae Dawn
Rock star drummer Bishop Riley doesn’t have a drug problem. Celebrities-especially ones suffering from anxiety-just need a little help taking the edge off sometimes. After downing a few too many pills, Bishop wakes up in the hospital facing an intervention. If he wants to stay in the band, he’ll have to detox while under house arrest in Seldon, Alaska.
Hockey player Penny Jones can’t imagine a life outside of Seldon. Though she has tons of scholarship offers to all the best schools, the last thing she wants is to leave. Who’ll take care of her absentminded gramps? Not her mother, who can’t even be bothered to come home from work, let alone deal with their new tenants next door. Penny’s not interested in dealing with Bishop’s crappy attitude, and Bishop’s too busy sneaking pills to care. Until he starts hanging out with Gramps and begins to see what he’s been missing. If Bishop wants a chance with the fiery girl next door, he’ll have to admit he has a problem and kick it. Too bad addiction is hard to kick…and Bishop’s about to run out of time.


For more about Penny and Bishop go HERE.


Love Blind from Simon Pulse, Spring 2016 – For more information on this title, you can visit THIS PAGE.

A Forever Thing from AW Teen, Fall 2016 – Information coming soon.


The Shadows Trilogy – YA paranormal – Winter 2012-2013 and Dizzy  (2012) written with Nyrae Dawn. (Both on Wattpad, which means FREE)

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4 thoughts on “My Books

  1. Samantha Marie Barr says:

    I just finished your book “THE SUMMER I FOUND YOU”. It was truely the best book i have read in a while cant wait to read more of your books.

  2. Grace says:

    I just finished stronger than you know, one of the best books I’ve read, it was so good I finished it in one day, now I’m sad I didn’t get to read more about joy’s life

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