Escape. Enter. Explore.
Escape the ordinariness of your everyday life.
Enter a captivating story that’ll inspire you with hope.
Explore a new world–a place you’ve probably never imagined visiting.
My stories will help you do that–whether you’re here because of my YA historical fiction novel One Degree of Freedom (just released), my social justice non-fiction book (on a path to be published soon), or my memoir about my missionary experience in Eastern Europe (published several years ago).
All my life, I’ve been known as a storyteller. My stories will transport you to another world: to see life through the eyes of a Romanian teenager during the Cold War or a lifer in San Quentin with no hope of being released.
At first glance, these books may seem disconnected, but they share a common thread: I tell stories, both made up and true, about people who seek freedom from oppression. A teenage girl whose life is dictated against her wishes. A prisoner serving life for stealing $116. A people living under the thumb of a dictator.
Want to hear a little of the story behind the story and a short reading from the book? Click this link (not the photo below) to watch my video.
Historical fiction for young adults. Adriana is a Romanian teenager in the 1980s, who lives in a place where someone is always watching and listening, a place cut off from the rest of the world, a place where God does not exist. Everything changes when she steps through a wardrobe into a room, hidden in the wall, filled with stacks of banned books.
Sometimes it only takes one small act to unchain a captive mind.
You can listen to my interview on the podcast Hope Unyielding by clicking here.
Inspiring and with humorous moments, We Wait You is the real-life story of hearts transformed after the 1989 revolutions that forever changed Eastern Europe, as told by one woman who made a difference.