most, life is a winding road of challenges, some joyful, while others lead to
heartache and despair. Tara Isamu, a dancer blessed with grace and elegance,
lives a remarkable life. She sees her future as bright…but that all changes
in an instant, when a single act of violence steals her innocence.Tara’s dreams are suddenly shattered, turning her emotions inward, where she
harbors a secret that has seemingly blemished her soul. She is left in darkness
until a chance meeting with an old friend opens the door to healing and love.
Aidan O’Brien and Tara’s relationship is borne of youthful affection and
tempered in the foundry of tragedy. Together, they walk a difficult path, one
that heals through understanding and acceptance.So the Heart Can Dance is a love story, written with deep meaning for anyone
who has endured life-altering misfortune that leaves behind unseen, yet very
real scars. Read it as a celebration of the soul’s ability to overcome the
worst of life’s challenges. It will lift, inspire and breathe hope into the
most painful experiences, and teach us all…we can surely dance again.
Please Note: Throughout 2015 the author will donate 15% of gross profits to
RAINN, a national charity dedicated to stopping sexual assault and abuse.
Although this book is the second in the Hidden Beauty series, it can easily be
read as a stand-alone.
the Stars Fall from the Sky (Hidden Beauty #1)
finally has his life back on track after deferring his dreams so he could be
there for his family when they were stuck with a health crisis. As a lifeguard
and a law student, he is solely focused on graduating at the top of his class
and passing the bar exam so that he can help his mom and little sister.In a blink of an eye, all of that changes when a beautiful redhead rescues a
little boy right under Jeff’s nose while he’s lifeguarding and challenges
everything he thought he wanted from the world.Kiera, a former swimmer turned social worker is distraction he never expected
to encounter. She is smart, outgoing, witty, and vivacious and he is drawn to
her more than he could have ever imagined.
Unfortunately however, both Jeff and Kiera come with strings attached. . .
I have been lucky enough to live my own version of a romance novel. I married
the guy who kissed me at summer camp. He told me on the night we met that he
was going to marry me and be the father of my children. Eventually I stopped
giggling when he said it, and we just celebrated our 26th wedding anniversary.
We have two children. The oldest, is in medical school, and the youngest is
still in elementary school.Presently, I’m a stay at home mom and I am working on several novels. I
volunteer my time to a variety of causes. I have also worked as a Civil Rights
Attorney and diversity advocate. I spent several years working for various
social service agencies before becoming an attorney.
In my spare time, I love to cook, decorate cakes and, of course, obsessively