Some of you may have noticed that it’s Friday, August 12, 2016. That means that it is the official release date of Hearts of Jade. When I say that it is a hot, new release today, I really mean it. Our cooling system has gone out in our house and for the first time in fourteen years, we do not have a way to adequately cool our home. I won’t ever take our heat pump for granted again.

People often ask me how I come up with my stories. They are not usually based on real life. However, I am often inspired by real-life events. Such is the case with this particular novel. When I was a first-year law student, one of my classmates unexpectedly committed suicide. It has impacted my life from that day forward. This book is my tribute to Valencia and her life lost and the lives left behind. 15% of the net profits from this book will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
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You can get this beautiful book on Kindle or in paperback. I can show you pictures of the paperback, but I can tell you the pictures do not do this book justice. Ada Frost and Sandy Whittington did a phenomenal job on the cover of this book. It is a work of art. The cover model, McKansie brought Jade to life just the perfect spunky, irreverent way that I was hoping for. You may purchase books through Amazon, CreateSpace or buy personalized inscribed copies through my online store at

Hearts of Jade