These were the first two books I EVER wrote and they were both published under a small press. As in the weird world of publishing, the second book was actually the first book I ever wrote, but it was the second to be published. I decided to go with a new pen name when I chose to write sexy and sweet contemporary romance, as I didn’t want my clean and wholesome readers to be offended.
These books are not only clean and wholesome (no cuss words or sexual situations of any kind), they also have a Christian, faith-based thread to them. Will there be any more Maria Michaels books in the future?
You never know…
Vera Carrington loves her newly renovated home and her cafe, The Bean, but with a balloon mortgage looming over head and a man from her past ready to bounce on her misfortune, she may have to face the agonizing decision of keeping one and selling the other.
Deputy Sheriff, Ryan Colton, is a new man in Christ. His days as a flamboyant pro-circuit skier are behind him, but to help Vera keep her home and her business, he agrees to coach her for an upcoming open ski tournament. He even agrees to hand over the purse if he should win.
Can Vera beat the odds and win the tournament? Will Ryan save the day, or will they both learn to trust God, no matter the outcome?
What happens when you move three thousand miles away but still can’t outrun the nightmare?
Fleeing from haunting memories, former U.S. Marshal Jack Butler winds up next door to his biggest nightmare: an attractive widow and her troubled daughter—a teen who reminds him of a past he’s yet to make peace with.
Maggie Bradshaw is struggling to raise a rebellious teen and to forgive in-laws who betrayed her in her time of greatest need…but her new neighbor is a godsend. Her daughter Lexi needs a positive influence in her life, and a law enforcement officer is the perfect choice.
Unfortunately, Jack isn’t interested in helping…until a stray dog walks into all their lives.
Can God use a grieving daughter and a stray dog with an ulterior motive to bring healing to all?