Based on true events, Tree of Lives is a riveting two-track story of a horrific public murder in 1930 that became a long buried family secret. The lost ghost of the murderer, Raymond, roams the earth until his abused great niece, Ruth, a promising artist, confronts her deeply troubled family. It is a story of unfolding forgiveness, survival and triumph over unaddressed trauma as this determined woman navigates her thorny life path. Illustrated.
To friends and family, Jane seemed like a normal teen… until one day she didn’t.
Jane Flynn – an average “Plain Jane” finds life taking a dramatic detour junior year of high school when she undergoes her first bipolar episode. This novel takes us on a wild ride through Jane’s descent into dark depression and rise into out-of-control mania, while juggling school, first love and a dark family secret.