Martha: A Novel – excerpt

Chapter One Martha watched her father walk slowly up the road as the afternoon shadows appeared, and he was smiling.  Ephraim looked tired but pleased. At his raised hand of greeting she hurried to meet him.  Bursting with curiosity, she nearly danced beside him as...

Smoke Before the Wind

Chapter One Carrie Dickson barely listened to Professor Grant’s last-minute instructions on his creative writing assignment due the following Friday, her mind was already working on the story. She gathered her book backpack and as she left the classroom, her friend...