Nick Jacobs has had a pretty crappy life. His mother is a drug and alcohol abusing prostitute. He never knew who his father was. Sadly, Nick ends up in the foster care system in Austin, Texas. After seven years in and out of different foster families, he ends up in a group home. Everything changes when the White family takes him to lunch and spends an afternoon with Nick at their home. It's a world that Nick had never even dreamed of. Will he fit in? Will he ever experience the kind of unconditional love most others take for granted?
Once Andrew started high school, he found himself suddenly surrounded by cute boys that he never even knew existed. One of them, Christopher Margo, has become his obsession. But, even though he's too shy to talk to Chris in real life, Andrew lets his fantasies go wild when he sits down at his laptop and writes fanfics about himself and the boy of his dreams.
Nessa is a fairy who lost all her powers when she killed another fairy. She can no longer be considered a fairy, and is thus expelled from her home and her family. Now, she has to build a new life in exile, but she can't let go of her past or shake off the guilt from what she did. Things only get worse when she realises the worst war in living memory is about to break out, and she is at the centre of it. If she wants to see this war to the end, Nessa will have to learn to put her past behind her and trust her new friends, but can she really pretend she's anything but a murderer?
Morning Moon is a a collection of my current poetry. It has no centralized theme although the first opening poem and the planned final one will serve to encase all the poems between as a journey through the stories and experiences I’ve witnessed in my life.
Growing up in rural Australia in the 1960s was tough. It was even tougher if your father had died suddenly leaving you at the mercy of a spiteful and uncaring mother but new boy at school changed all that.
Frankie approaches life head on with a logical brain and healthy contempt for everyone not as smart as him, so his life isn't straightforward. After coping with a family death, abduction, theatrical success, evil property developers, gender-equality fanatics, con-men and women… a trip to a Himalayan monastery goes very, very wrong. Worse, the young men he meets are not what they seem. But Frankie enjoys his life and never complains - a true hero, strong, honest, decent, clear-thinking and not too bad looking, so surely one of the young men he befriends will turn out to be his equal?
Gunni is a 16 year-old violinist who has just been hired as the leader of the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra. Siggi is the 19 year-old Principal Cello who is not at all happy with this new development. This kind of plot obviously demands that Gunni develops a crush for Siggi, but that's just the beginning. The story is told by Gunni and Siggi in their own distinctive way. Expect everything from humour to drama, and of course music (and plenty of fun in bed!).
When his best childhood friend moves to another country, Andy’s life suddenly feels very empty. With his friend’s visits becoming increasingly less frequent, Andy is forced to find friendship – and romance – elsewhere.
The sequel to "The Year I Stopped Being Invisible" finds Rick Spivey in Washington DC in 1984, when he is supposed to be going to college. Instead, Rick's buried traumas, memories of Taine Maxwell, and sexual repression explode in some incredibly unhealthy behavior centered around a local club called Wastelands.
After losing everything, Sherman makes a drastic decision with impossible consequences. A second chance, a mulligan on the last ten years, to learn from the mistakes he made the first time around. While Sherman is excited about making the most of this opportunity, he struggles to assimilate. He has the wrong set of memories, strange dreams about his former life and a sinister feeling that if it seems too good to be true, it just might be.
Following the death of his mother, fifteen-year-old Robbie is forced to move from England to start a new life living with his uncle’s family in Canada. Homesick, confused, and missing his close friend, it soon becomes clear to his new family that Robbie is carrying a lot more baggage than he arrived with.