Guess who's back in WHEN NOONDAY ENDS, Book Two of the Nantahala Series.

Full cover coming soon...getting closer... 

Spoiler Alert!!!

Though subtle this week, over the next few weeks, I will be sharing excerpts from my new romantic-suspense, When Noonday Ends, a spin-off of Land of the Noonday Sun.

You will not have to read Land of the Noonday Sun to understand When Noonday Ends, but you will not enjoy reading Land of the Noonday Sun as much if you read second. Just sayin’. J


Sitting at the back of the courtroom, Tom Turner’s mind wandered. One person after another approached the judge, claiming their innocence. He hated doing this, but the law firm where he worked required all new attorneys to accept hardship cases. To get your feet wet, they’d said.
Like his father before him, he’d chosen a career as an attorney. And for once in his life, his parents were actually proud of him.
Still, most attorneys spent their days off golfing. He couldn’t stand golf, but he’d give anything to be kayaking right now. Often he thought of changing careers, as his best friend Chad had done. He had thrown away four years of medical school to manage an outdoor store he’d inherited from his parents. Tom had always thought that it had been a stupid decision, but now he wondered. His best friend was married to a beautiful woman, had a son, and could kayak every day if he wanted.

Well, that's it. Just a quick glimpse of our main character. If you've read Land of the Noonday Sun, you know who Tom Turner is and why he's getting a shot as a main character. Over the next few weeks, I will be working my way through the prologue of When Noonday Ends, which will be available before Christmas.

In the meantime, please check out Land of the Noonday Sun to read the full prologue at the end and see why readers requested a follow up story.

When two strangers have nothing left but their dreams, they must forge a relationship in Nantahala, North Carolina, a small town known as Land of the Noonday Sun.

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  1. Love the possibilities this presents! Unhappy with his job... considering a drastic change! Perfect set-up for a fun story! Nice six!
    Amy Durham

  2. Sounds like he needs to take a little time off. Maybe go kayaking. Good six!

  3. Excellent excerpt, I like the way he's thinking about changing his life!

  4. Great insight into where he is in his life! It is a big leap to make that kind of change, and some people are better able to accept the risk. It sounds like he hasn't been ready before but he might be soon.

  5. Oh I hope he does change things up. Sounds like he's worked himself into a rut!

  6. He sounds like he is not only ready but wanting the change I sense is going to occur soon.