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Coming January 24th, 2021

My One True Love

A vow broken. Intention abandoned. True love always requires sacrifice…

Widowed a second time, Margaret Sweeney battles ghosts from her past, and immediate threats to her future, as she struggles to rebuild her life from the ashes of yet another devastating loss in this emotional and heartfelt third book of the Dear One series.


Available now…

My Dear One was shortlisted for Kobo’s prestigious Emerging Writer Award recognizing Canada’s best debut books of 2018. Now you can read it, and its gripping sequel, in this series duo….

My Dear One

1912. An English heiress robbed of choice, and a widowed Texas rancher determined to give her one, feature in this emotional marriage of convenience story about family… their secrets, their lies… their unbreakable bonds and power to shape an individual’s future… and the individual’s power to break free, and reshape a family, when unexpected love blossoms in defiance of all expectation…

My Own

1914. Dianna and Jake Douglas overcame individual and mutual heartache to build a life, love, and family together. A life, love, and family ripped apart when their young son goes missing and they find themselves on opposite sides of an emotional divide. When word arrives suggesting their son may be in Britain, they end up with an ocean between them. An ocean Dianna must cross in the midst of war when Jake goes missing, too, to confront family, and dark history, exposing devastating truths that send her on a race against time to save both the child and the man she loves… a perilous fight to reunite her family… make them, and their hearts, whole again…

From the lush green English countryside, to the windswept Texas panhandle, and gritty streets of turn-of-the-20th-century New York on through to the muddy fields of war-torn Europe, My Dear One and My Own are novels about love, and commitment, and the healing power of faith, family, and friendship, amidst the heartrending devastation of unimaginable loss…


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About Deb

I was fortunate to be raised on a hobby farm where my passion for reading, and all things furred and feathered, was indulged. When I wasn’t adopting stray cats and dogs—and the occasional flock of geese—I was riding one of my horses, or locked in my room with the latest Nancy Drew or Black Stallion adventure. …

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Where I note my thoughts on life, writing, and the writing life.

The Books

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