I grew up in a working class family in Cincinnati and have written stories and poems from early childhood. My debut novel "The Gods of Second Chances" was published by Forest Avenue Press in 2014. I am currently completing my next novel, set in eastern Oregon in the late 1930's.
The Gods of Second Chances
Family means everything to widowed Alaskan fisherman, raising his ‘tween granddaughter with help from a multitude of gods and goddesses - not to mention rituals ad-libbed at sea with his half-Tlingit bets friend. But statues and otter bone ceremonies aren't enough when Ray's drug-addict daughter returns from prison, her search for a safe harbor threatening everything he holds sacred..