Big changes have come with our family’s move to Colorado Springs! I still haven’t fixed my tagline “…outcast of Colorado by temporary necessity…” because I feel like the wheels are still spinning.
In the coming months I’ll be updating not just the tagline, but the website overall. Most importantly, my published works page needs to be changed so that the most recent is always at the top.
In the meantime, here is a list of the works that I currently earn royalties on. My published works page also lists the anthologies I’m included in. (I was paid a lump sum up front for those.)
Lillie Lane Book 1
Martha, Jonah, and Grandpa Donald have lived in the old farmhouse on Paladin Court far longer than anyone can remember. Little do their neighbors know just how long they’ve lived there, or what is imprisoned in their basement.
The three paladins have taken vows of guardianship, chastity, and faith, and have held those vows for more than a thousand years. But as the centuries bring civilization closer to them, they find themselves needing to adapt in new and novel ways.
Whom should you gift this book to? Anyone who’s ever dressed up for a Renaissance Faire or worn home-made padded armor and boffed their friends over the head with a foam sword.
The Cities of Luna Book 1
Sharing a birthday not only with each other but also with the founding of the lunar colonies themselves, Moriel and Kellan are resigned to being minor celebrities for the centennial celebrations. Their friendship, which has lasted a century, is sorely tested when old jealousies arise.
Whom should you gift this book to? Someone with the same birthday as you.
The Cities of Luna Book 2
MaggieJo could have hired a stranger to help her with her physical therapy after losing her legs in a construction accident, but instead she hires her half-sister who used to babysit her when they were kids. Unfortunately, Becca’s methods of support and encouragement include the reassurance that faceplanting is always an option, and MaggieJo realizes her recovery will not be as comfortable as she wished.
Whom should you gift this book to? Someone who has uttered the words “I double dog dare you!”
The Cities of Luna Book 3
Varun should know better than to trust any plan his big sister Usha concocts, but when the plot involves a beautiful girl he has a crush on, he goes against his better judgement. He joins Usha and a group of their friends for a Diwali party in an empty warehouse out on the unforgiving lunar regolith. True to form, Usha gets Varun in trouble again, and the siblings find themselves donning unfamiliar surface suits and attempting to walk across the regolith back to the city of Mordor… alone.
To whom should you gift this book? Anyone who celebrates Diwali.
The Cities of Luna Book 4
Soichi worries about his daughter, Etta Jane, because not only are her bones more delicate than the average Loony child’s, but she has special needs and does not understand many of the simple, everyday dangers such as simply crossing the street. When her idea of teaching chickens to fly turns out to be entirely plausible, Soichi starts to believe that his daughter’s limitations might not be as much of an obstacle as he once thought.
To whom should you gift this book? Anyone who has a child with special needs in their life.
The Cities of Luna extra-short freebie
Pico’s life is turned upside-down when her grandmother from Earth moves in with them. She seems nice enough, but the blue tin that is supposed to be full of delicious cookies sometimes mysteriously holds sewing supplies instead.
To whom you should gift this book: Anyone who has opened a blue tin, anticipating cookies, only to find sewing supplies instead.
The Cities of Luna Book 5
Fredrick worries about getting home in time for Christmas, since his business trip has been postponed several times. When he finishes an entire day early, he uses the extra time to stop at the North Pole… the lunar North Pole, that is, and buy a few last minute Christmas presents. But a meteor strikes close the transit line he needs to get home, and he finds himself turning to Santa Claus for a little transportation help.
To whom should you gift this book? Anyone who makes too many tamales when they’re expecting company.
The Cities of Luna Book 6
If Atuf had arrived at Megalopolis just a few hours earlier, he could have avoided the transit strike and gone down to Earth. But since he’s stranded between the moon and New York City, he might as well make the best use of his time. And maybe find true love. Or a cat.
To whom should you gift this book? Someone who lives in another hemisphere.
The Cities of Luna Book 8
Living in Old Town Sinus Medii, Simon is used to the idiosyncrasies of systems that are more than a hundred years old. But when a new delicatessen moves in next door, the odors that come through their shared air system into his upscale tailor shop threaten to force him out of business. He wants to be a good neighbor, but he has to do something about the smell.
To whom should you gift this book? Someone weird. Or beige. Or feisty. Or your neighbor.
The Cities of Luna Book 9 (free short)
What do you do when you discover the most affluent neighborhood on the moon is stealing air? Steal it back, of course!
To whom should you gift this book? Your favorite HVAC guy.
If any of these links do not list the story for free, please let that e-tailer know it should be!
The Cities of Luna Book 10
The only way Pastor Pastornack is able to convince her congregation that she will really and truly be unavailable during her sabbatical is to leave Earth completely. Yet once she arrives on the moon, she realizes she has no idea who she is when she’s not immersed in the life of her church. Recently widowed, with a grown daughter who hardly speaks to her, Pastor Pastornack looks up at the big blue marble that is her home and strives to find an identity that is not defined by her relationship to someone else.
To whom should you gift this book? Any clergy or seminarian.
The Cities of Luna Book 11
Uncle Dave has faithfully carried on his father’s storytelling tradition, spinning tales of the dragons that live in the crevasses and caverns around the lunar city of Arrakeen. Then an odd encounter makes him wonder if perhaps there is a grain of truth behind the stories after all.
To whom should you gift this book? Dave. Everyone knows at least one Dave…
Coming April 2016…look for it when the moon is full.
Barnes & Noble:
The Cities of Luna Book 12
Coming May 2016…look for it when the moon is full.