Rory, My Brother – a brief tale of love and loss.
It’s hard to live with some people, and hard to live without them.
A story based on a real family whose plight touched my heart.
Most especially the plight of the older brother whose parents tried to protect him from the unfolding tragedy.
But there was no protecting him from the fact that sometimes, unfortunately, love hurts.
Terrible, Terrible – a Vietnam Story
Liz meets a charming young man on a bus.
He’s Vietnamese and a student. And his serene smile belies the story he has to tell and the life he has fled.
A true story from the 1970s about the unexpected consequences of struggle and survival.
Nick is new to love but he’s won the affection of the fabulous Fleur. He’s the envy of the boy’s locker room.
But everything has its price and Fleur’s price is love letters. If Nick truly loves her, he’ll declare himself on paper.
In this very short, wacky story Nick learns some basic truths about letter-writing, and about himself.
No Bullies, No Way – a Novel in Emails
A very personal story about cousins – surfer Mitch and mountain-biker Sue.
Now at different high schools, the two find themselves having to deal with two very different types of bullies.
Via emails they keep each other updated on the fears, hurts and anger they feel as events spirally out of control.
Can bullies be stopped? Just how much courage does it take?