New Teen Carpool series!

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Carpool to Christmas

A Teen Carpool Holiday Romance now available on Kindle Vella to read as an episodic story. Available in paperback, eBook and audiobook early December!


Bubbly college freshman Cricket can't wait for her winter ski trip with friends. But when shy lil-sis Quinn starts failing high school, their parents threaten Cancun for Christmas. Cricket panics and plots to fix Quinn from her dorm, secretly hiring oddball neighbor Jesse to be Quinn's winter-season wingman. Jesse gets Quinn to be holiday awesome, design her Winter Formal and enjoy Noel fun, but when Quinn learns Jesse was paid to be her friend, it's any elf's guess if Christmas love will fly.


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2021 Readers' Favorite Book Award, Young Adult Romance

"Honest, earnest and (im)perfectly loveable!"

-- Alessia Costantini, writer/co-executive producer 

   MACGYVER, CBS, Netflix


2017 Independent Publisher Book Award, Young Adult Fiction eBook 

2017 Readers' Favorite Book Award, Young Adult Social Issues

When Francie met Chet, her poetic memory danced. 

Award-winning YA contemporary novel about growing up, dealing with anxiety and family alcoholism and finding hope in imperfection. To read or listen, click here. Also for iTunes: click here.

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Whatever Happened to Emmeline?

A Love Beats Time Thriller now available on Kindle Vella to read as an episodic story.

Emmeline McGuire vanished 30 years ago in a small upstate NY lake town, just as Clara Aiello was born in Paris. Now Clara's a designer in NYC, married to gaming-entrepreneur Seamus Dunne, in love and happy, until her third miscarriage. Unable to carry a baby, Clara seeks respite at the Dunne family home upstate and becomes obsessed with a haunted red-haired girl. Will Clara uncover Emmeline's past in time to save her baby and marriage? Or is Seamus and her love for him what she should fear most?


Real teen diaries. Real teen angst. Real comedy.