Book List in Order: 23 titles


  • Lindsay Harris, mother of Emily, Ellen, and Ryan, has to face the most unanticipated event in her life when her youngest child, Ryan, is involved with drug dealers. He is only 11 years old and she is at a total loss on what she should do to get him o...



  • People will assume every bad thing Ellen endured was true and every good thing was an embellishment to make her look good. Ellen will not tell you what is true and what is not. She won’t tell you whether it’s all true or whether it’s not. The o...



  • Ellen remains naïve and trusting until she allows Bertha, a young mother with three children, move into her home to share expenses. Bertha leads Ellen down the path to a life that is just a step away from prison. Ellen meets new men, even though her...



  • Plucky single mom and sleuth extraordinaire, Lindsay Harris, is at it again! This time, though, it's a trickier business. She has to find evidence that will clear murder charges led against the parents of her daughter's closest friend. But Harris soo...



  • Live a Little is Book #1 of the Ellen Chronicles series. Living a sheltered childhood is not always good. Ellen discovers deceit and pain as she travels through life from being a naïve country girl to acquiring the basic instincts to survive in the ...




  • Maddie, a missing, homeless teenager pulls Lindsay, family, and friends, into her world. Lindsay agrees to help her daughter, Emily, Maddie's best and only friend, find Maddie and finds she must infiltrate the world of the homeless to accomplish her ...



  • Molly Thompson is a country girl, through and through. Molly becomes a wanderer when she reaches the age of 60 and keeps the roads hot from April to December every year selling her crocheted angels. She believes the angels she designs and creates fro...



  • Ella Hutchins discovers that she is the strong woman of Appalachian stock. She knows she is when she must overcome a tragic event in her life that takes away her reason for living. Her sons are long gone with families of their own so she and Sammy ar...







  • Emily Harris, Lindsay's teenage daughter, tries to help a friend and becomes a victim. A simple act of kindness causes a great deal of trouble for Lindsay along with the fact that her friend, Jed, becomes hospitalized with a broken leg. How did Jed's...



  • Mystery, murder and suspense starts when Ryan is missing. He is only eleven years old, and he is gone. Is it because Lindsay Harris, his mother, witnessed an armed robbery? Did his father steal him? Or a pedophile? Who is Brian? Emily, Ellen, Jed, an...



  • Lindsay Harris, a mother who works as a legal secretary/assistant, is headed for trouble when her twin daughters, Emily and Ellen, acquire a baby-sitting job for a mysterious single dad for two small children. With the encouragement of her daughters ...



  • Ellen's life changed dramatically when her husband died. She had to learn to live for herself which would mean learn how to live a whole new way of life. Her books, her writing, and her road trips kept her motivated to not become the housebound slug ...



  • My how times have changed! In the mid-1960s, Annette Taylor's movie star mom, Rita, keeps her hidden away in an orphanage so she won't ruin her chances of getting prime Hollywood roles. While seventeen-year-old Annette doesn't like what her mother an...



  • Life is good for legal assistant Lindsay Harris. She has friends, three wonderful children and a job that pays the bills. However, when a man from her neighborhood is murdered, her world is shaken up. Not only does she have to deal with her overbeari...



  • Science fiction, horror, contemporary, mainstream fiction have all run amuck in my mind producing short stories that have become winners of publication, certificates, or small sums of money. Essays containing the truth that I, or someone I have known...



  • It is only a quilt, an inanimate object, that can’t possibly have any influence or control of the inner workings of my mind or my physical well being, can it?The quilt was made for my mother using scraps and remnants of fabric from every day clothi...



  • Ellen's husband is in the hospital. She is hijacked in the hospital parking lot while trying to go home to check on the house and feed the pets. Will she get back to the hospital or not? Will her beloved Sonny survive this latest heart scare? Read th...



  • I entered the computer world kicking and screaming as I fought against the acceptance of those monsters into my world. As you can tell, I was not born into the computer generation. Actually, it was shoved down my throat and I was forced to accept it....







  • The backwards house across the street interested me from the moment I moved into my Stillwell County Habitat-built home. Rather than facing front with its door beckoning all to enter, the forbidding backside was foisted into my line of vision with no...



  • Who would want to kill my reclusive uncle Jim? This question infiltrated my mind and wouldn’t go away. He wasn’t my favorite uncle. As a matter of fact, I didn’t like him very much, but I didn’t want him dead and I didn’t want his killer to...



  • Living a sheltered childhood is not always good. Ellen discovers deceit and pain as she travels through life from being a na¯ve country girl to acquiring the basic instincts to survive in the big city. Ellen faces not one crossroad, but many, and sh...



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    Ghosts and a haunted house are the enticements that pull Emily and her friend, Tim Riley, into the dilemma of being held hostage along with two of the local legal authorities who felt it necessary to search for the teenagers. Lindsay, Ellen, Ryan, Je...


Complete Series List in Order

The Angels Are Everywhere

1) Onward & Upward (Nov-2015)

The Ellen Chronicles

1) Live a Little (Aug-2017)

A Lindsay Harris Murder Mystery

1) Snooping Can Be Dangerous (Jul-2012)
2) Snooping Can Be Contagious (Mar-2013)
3) Snooping Can Be Devious (Mar-2014)
4) Snooping Can Be Doggone Deadly (Dec-2014)
5) Snooping Can Be Helpful - Sometimes (Jun-2016)
6) Snooping Can Be Uncomfortable (Oct-2017)