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Ursula’s Yahrtzeit Candle

Finalist 2013 Colorado Authors’ League Award for Best Adult Literary Fiction UYC-revisedcover2_small A woman who fled Nazi Europe meets an Hispanic youth about to join a gang and, by telling her life story, shows him a better path.

The Fifth Estate

Honorable Mention at the 2013 Southern California Book Festival The Fifth Estate When a journalist is visited by the daughter of an old flame he works to solve the dual mysteries of her paternity and her mother’s kidnapping.

Innocent Bystander

Too dark to submit for any awards ib-cvr-ebkfinal-web When an average American “joe” is arrested, he fights to maintain his integrity as his support system and family fall apart around him.

News, Appearances, and Rumors

2014-11-16 HlidayMrt-smallThe Junior League of Denver Holiday Mart. Joined with other members of the Colorado Authors’ League for 3 days of chatting, signing & selling books. Did very well with Ursula’s Yarhtzeit Candle and The Fifth Estate. Even signed & sold a few copies of Innocent Bystander.  
10-11 HR Library-smallOn October 11, 2014 there was a reading of Ursula’s Yahrtzeit Candle at The Highlands Ranch Library. Well received, signed & sold both Ursula and The Fifth Estate books.  
UYC-revisedcover2_smallOn March 15, 2014 Ursula’s Yahrtzeit Candle was honored as finalist for the Colorado Authors’ League’s prestigious award for Best Adult Literary Fiction. The complete list of winners can be found here.  

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