Horses and Horse People. Hauntings & Secrets. They dominate and intimidate Maggie's every waking second in Del Mar's horse country--just as she attempts a last-chance life makeover. At first it's only daylight she sees: fledgling freedom from her drug-addicted ex-husband, and a rush of empowerment to discover new love, in a new world, at a bustling equestrian center. However, darkness lurks behind the daylight. If only it weren't for the strange shadows, inexplicable noises, and that unwelcoming staircase troubling Maggie and her young daughter Kat's peace in their inherited Del Mar home In this harrowing ghost story, Maggie Flores, is dually haunted by the unexplainable, malignant presence in her new home and by her ex-husband Tim's tragic meth addiction. Tim too, is haunted by toxic, increasingly vicious shadows from his past -- and from beyond the grave -- that threaten Maggie, himself, and their young daughter.
In FAITH, legal pundit Jessica Anders and leftist journalist Alex Trujillo investigate the apparent resurrection of a controversial nun, an event broadcast on live TV from pre-Katrina New Orleans. Jessica and Alex's journey draws them together as lovers but ultimately threatens to destroy them, as they fight the ruthless forces of the mainstream media determined to quash the truth behind the seeming miracle. The novel explores the struggle between faith and disbelief, power and resistance, and mad love and spiritual longing.