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    Making a Hard Right Sample

    Spoilers if you haven’t read Two Lefts, One Right CHAPTER ONE Kim Since we had been back from South America, my stomach had turned on me. For the past week, I woke up sick. In Mexico, I was so nauseous it ruined the end of our trip. Well, for me it did. When I first arrived in Muir Beach, I was antsy. Back home, I had a perfectly good career that kept me busy, and now nothing. Moving here sounded marvelous in my mind. I planned to get over my relationship with Trent, my mom’s constant “I’m so disappointed in you” breakdowns, and that one night of liquored-up dumb shit…

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    Happy Thanksgiving: The Family that Shares

    Three years ago, I moved to Flagstaff, Arizona for a simpler life. Well, to also escape my personal hell. I broke my engagement off with my ex after walking in on him with another woman. I believe that was the fourth time he cheated that I knew of. One for each year I put up with him. For the most part, Derrick was a catch. He had a great career, made good money, knew how his way around my body, and was very generous to everyone. The problem was that his generosity included his dick. I didn’t want to share it anymore, so off to Flagstaff. My family thought the…

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    Making a Hard Right (Book 2, Turns in Love Series)

    Kimberly Duncan wants a clean slate from a bad relationship and even worse choices as of late. Her lonely aunt who lives in California is more than excited to help Kim along the way. Before any real work begins, Kim’s aunt plans to travel to different places around the world with her. Their plans are cut short when Kim finds out that she isn’t quite done with her recent past. She’s pregnant. The father of her unborn child is back in Houston and in a relationship that she doesn’t want to come between. To avoid the judgment of her mother, she hides her pregnancy until her daughter is born. Kim…

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    Two Lefts, One Right Sample

    Kim My mom had finally called me back, but before I could answer it, my boss summoned me to her office. Mrs. Roland’s timing couldn’t be worse. It was the third day in a row that I’d been ignored by my family. We had one disagreement and Mom was getting back to me after multiple attempts to reach her. Maybe it was bigger than I thought. My grandparents also let me know how disappointed they were in me to decide to shack up before marriage. It was going to happen eventually, so why not get the hard part out of the way. The closer I got to thirty with no…

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    Where True Happiness Comes From (My Office)

    My office is a designated space that’s all mine. When we moved to Minnesota, we bought a house that allowed me to get a room to myself. Thank you Lord. AND it has a lock on the door! The picture is not the best but this is my office. Where I find my happy with the strokes of the keyboard. It took years for me to finally say, “I’m going to do this, for real.” I always felt guilty if I wasn’t working the max hours or spending all of my free time with my husband and kids. Don’t get me started on this messy house of mine. Everything came…

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    Happy Halloween – Trick or Treat Him

    I broke up with my idiot boyfriend of two years. As much as it bothered me to be apart, no one in my family cared. My big sister, Liz, would tell me she was waiting for me to snap out of it. Then she’d use the “you’re too good for him” speech. I hated that shit. It made me feel like she looked down on people even though she denied doing so. Walt and I met while he was walking down the street in front of my mother’s house. Liz claimed that should have been the first red flag. At that time I was only nineteen and wasn’t doing too…

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    Why the Two Lefts, One Right title?

    The question has been asked too many times about the title of my first novella, Two Lefts, One Right. I think it may be more clear after you read the book. Hopefully 😉 Two Lefts, One Right came to mind while listening to music. I can’t remember the song I was listening to, but it inspired me to write this story. In love and general relationships, we make turns. Whether phases or terrible mistakes, they affect our relationships. The Two Lefts are two major mistakes that both main characters make and ultimately, they will have to pay for it. One Right is trying to make a good decision after all the…

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    Two Lefts, One Right (Book 1, Turns in Love Series)

    Kimberly Duncan has been with Trent for almost eight years, and all she has to show for it is unresolved resentment from their rocky, infidelity-stained past. But when he asked her to marry him, she accepted. Her plans to shack up with her future husband causes issues with her family, especially her next-level, judgmental mother. Everyone thinks their opinions mattered to Kim, but she will do what she feels is right. Trenton Marks knows how lucky he is to have a woman like Kim, but he doesn’t always act like it. Whenever he doesn’t feel heard or taken seriously, all bets are off. With interference from the constant secret-spilling betrayal…

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    Too Good to Be True

      Noelle always wanted what her parents had: a long-lasting, loving marriage. Now that she is ready for that lifelong commitment, she can’t seem to find any many worth marrying. Every guy, so far, has come with baggage, and it’s usually too much for her to help carry. When she does meet a potential husband, she will want to be optimistic, but her past experiences force her to wonder if he’s too good to be true. Her younger sister, Nina, is married with two children, but living in a marriage she no longer wants. She has to decide on whether or not she will forgive Mike’s faults and work things…