THE QUETZAL’S TALE
a thriller set in contemporary Guatemala
British Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger Short List, Marlene and Writer’s League of Texas Finalist
Ardent idealist Lucy Claiborne believes she has found purpose and contentment working in a clinic among the K’iche’ Maya in the wilds of highland Guatemala. When her beloved mentor is murdered, that life shatters, and she vows to unmask his killer. World-renowned ornithologist Rafael Critz masterminds an international smuggling operation trafficking in rare birds and will kill to preserve the secret Lucy is doing everything to unearth. In this land whose laws and customs she barely understands, Lucy turns to dedicated doctor Diego Izarra, the man who betrays her even as he’s making passionate love to her.
PACKAGE DEAL, OR THE BLUE JAY’S EGG
a romantic dramedy script set in Austin, Texas
Winner, 2010 Romancing the Script
Finalist, 2011 StoryPros Awards 4tS
Logline: A career-obsessed architect who never, ever wants children fights falling for a sexy, successful client who is her worst nightmare—the devoted widower-father of five.
a comic romance script set in Nashville
Logline: When a shopaholic music executive apologizes to everyone he’s done wrong, he rekindles long-lost love and must dodge a former friend bent on whupping his ass.