Book List in Order: 17 titles

  • A sentimental journey. A shot at stardom. A talking cat. What could possibly go wrong? The idyllic little town of Dumont, Wisconsin, is atwitter with the news that its favorite son, actor Thad Manning, is returning from Hollywood to try his hand as d...


  • A marriage of convenience ... a crisis of faith ... a talking cat. What could possibly go wrong?In idyllic little Dumont, Wisconsin, the historic but financially troubled St. Alban's Episcopal Church has a new rector who plans to turn things around, ...


  • A weight-loss miracle ... a dashing gay architect ... a talking cat. What could possibly go wrong? In the idyllic little town of Dumont, Wisconsin, wealthy widow Mary Questman adopts an exotic stray cat, Mister Puss, who begins to talk to her. At lea...


  • While dressing for dinner on New Year's Eve, the last thing Marson Miles expects is to fall in love that night--with his wife's nephew. But when Brody Norris arrives from California to join his uncle's architectural firm, Marson finds his life turned...


  • A cold-case murder fifteen years ago halted promising developments in the quest for clean energy when the rumored prototype of a groundbreaking water engine was stolen or destroyed. Now the race is on to repower America, and Cooper Brant, still griev...


  • The first year in academia ends with a bang-up summer session for theater-director-turned-professor Claire Gray with a new production, a new love, and a dead body. Claire, a former Broadway director and now head of the Theater Department of Desert ...


  • Journalist Mark Manning has been successfully running his family's newspaper, The Dumont Daily Register, for several years now, and he sits on the board of two local companies, Quatro Press and Ashton Mills. So when the respective CEOs of these compa...


  • After a long and successful career as a theatre director in Manhattan, fifty-something Claire Gray succumbed to a tempting offer to establish the theatre department at the new and very well funded Desert Arts College in Palm Springs. It has proven to...


  • After 30 some odd years of success as a director on Broadway, Claire Gray has accepted her first academic position - that of a theatrical director at the richly funded Desert Arts College in Palm Springs. Having lived a largely peaceful life in Manha...






  • During his distinguished career as a journalist, Mark Manning has seen it all--riots, murder, political corruption, and every manifestation of the dark heart of the human species. But even his proven emotional resources will be stretched when the hom...


  • Claire Gray is a much traveled, highly regarded and very successful theatrical director who, in the prime of her career, accepts an offer to head the Theatre Department at Desert Arts College near Palm Springs, California. Funded by enigmatic billion...


  • When a local teen dies mysteriously, the circumstantial evidence points to Mark Manning's teenaged nephew as a likely murderer leaving Mark and his lover Neal determined to find the truth and clear his nephew's name....


  • Mark Manning, once a prominent journalist at a major daily newspaper in Chicago, is now the owner and publisher of the Dumont Daily Register, the daily paper in a small Wisconsin city. Here the biggest news is the impending city council report on a p...


  • Stuck in a midlife slump as the holidays approach, gay journalist Mark Manning returns to his hometown to visit his cousin Suzanne and her teenage son, Thad, but his happiness is short-lived when Suzanne is brutally murdered, and Mark must confront s...


  • Gay Chicago investigative reporter Mark Manning and his young new assistant--and prospective amour--David Bosch try to catch the killer of a colleague, who was murdered after interviewing an astrophysicist claiming to have discovered a new planet. Re...


  • The author researches every alien theory available, including government cover-ups, alien-human communication, and much more, in a chilling account written from the perspective of both the skeptic and the believer, allowing readers come to their own ...


  • Seven years ago, Chicago socialite Helena Carter disappeared from her fashionable North Shore estate. The newspapers have been humming with rumors of foul play--and worse. And now the headlines are blazing even hotter because in three months she will...