Mary Morrissey, a happily married lawyer, has been keeping a secret about her older daughter from her husband, but when a man from her past, now a rising political star, contacts her, she is faced with a decision that could threaten her perfect life.
As 1947 began, Lynn Horvath was a ten-year-old girl living with her family and friends in a comfortable neighborhood in West Los Angeles. World War II had ended, and for Southern California, it was a time of parties and prosperity. Then, the neighborhood was shocked by the brutal murder of Jeanne French, a popular and kind person. ACTS OF KINDNESS, ACTS OF CONTRITION explores the lingering shadows of this true and still unsolved murder. As Lynn and her friends become adults under the shadow of the murder, they must make dramatic choices and decisions, some wise, some heroic, and some tragic. The book follows the radical cultural changes that occur between the 1940's and the present time
Steetwise, young "New York Globe" reporter Jennifer Brady determines to uncover the past of the young and handsome, rising union president, Tony Marco, who is about to be appointed by the governor to a special commission
"Deathly" Daryl Malone, a mob enforcer on his death bed, tentatively teams up with a group of angels to right the many wrongs he has committed in his life. As Daryl's quest to redeem his soul intensifies, his curiosity of the angels and their sometimes seemingly psychotic motives thicken. It isn't long before Daryl realizes that the angels have their own hidden agenda, and they're ready to cross hell to reach it.
Ty Brock was a rising star in the Chicago Cubs minor leagues. He was handsome, charismatic and a dominate pitcher with the world as his oyster. That would change one Saturday afternoon in the middle of the backdrop of his entire world-the baseball diamond. Coming to find his long time girlfriend had cheated on him with a member of the opposing team, Ty sought revenge without wasting a breath. A seemingly harmless fastball meant for the player's ribs resulted in Ty's arrest minutes later in front of a stunned crowd. Six years later, after prison time and court ordered anger management sessions, Ty, with the help of his best friend, Hattie Fitzpatrick, slowly began picking up the pieces to the puzzle of his life. All he truly yearned for was forgiveness, no matter how hopeless of an endeavor. Kirby Lynn Kendall, who was two years from a Doctorate in Psychology, took a job as a therapist at Carnation Mental Health Facility in Downers Grove, Illinois. She had sent school to the sidelines until her home life dictated she return. As she walked through the doors her first day, Kirby had no clue her life was about to change forever when she was handed a printout of her caseload. Ty and Kirby had never met; only been in the same place at the same time once in their lives. That all changed as of Session One.