There seems to be quite a few people profiting from the demise of Claire Westbrook. Any one of them has a motive for wanting to put an end to her meddling. Yet, her death has been deemed a stroke due to complications from a severe migraine episode. Could it be otherwise?
While the others hurriedly head toward their waiting cars and deserting the Maple Grove Mausoleum, a solitary gloved individual remains. This lone soul lingers until the workmen have completed their duties. Then the person carefully fingers each letter of Claire Monique Westbrook’s name.
Jonathan Anderson’s futile attempts to reason with Claire Westbrook end with him trying to asphyxiate her. She retaliates by threating to sue him for everything. However, that activity will never transpire as Claire succumbs to a fatal migraine attack—or does she?
One by one it becomes very obvious that Claire Westbrook is collecting quite a entourage of haters. As the story unfolds, each individual has a motive for wanting to silence her. Still, there is the question of who has the courage to do it? Or was it really an accident?
We only have one shot at this—this life of ours! We can spend it wasting time wondering why people act the way they do, or we can get up off our tails and live it to the fullest. When you have an opportunity to create new memories, don’t waste time on reliving the old ones!
The raid is a complete success. The man who would be Der neue Führer lies motionless on the bed, his dead eyes looking upward. His dreams of world dominance shatter by one carefully aimed projectile between the eyes!
Major General Adam Weinberger meets with the members of S.O.R.T. after arriving at the Consulate General in Milan. Each man is given his assignment. All will depend of the precise execution of their duties. One wrong move can put not only the plan but everyone in danger.
Diamond’s mind is set on writing the story of her career regardless of the risk she will be taking. There are others who are just as committed on stopping her. The stakes are high and the casualties could be devastating. Will Diamond succeed in her lifelong dream or will she fail?
Considering Diamond’s reputation of being reckless—Major General Adam Weinberger thinks it would be an excellent idea to keep her from knowing the future plans of the Special Ops. However, keeping Diamond out of the mix is like telling a child to steer clear of that last cookie!
Diamond's desire to get way from the Castle puts both Anna Maria and her in dire straits. What follows is a high sped chase and a sudden crash! Is this the end of a dynamic career? Or has this little lady once again beat the odds and wound up on her feet?
“Boys will be boys” as Diamond finds out. After discovering all is well back in the States, she finds herself in a bit of a quandary on a rather personal basis. However, she knows that if the team is to successfully defeat Colonel Schneider, they will have to remain focused.
The Pentagon and its occupants are secured. The menacing threat seems to be neutralized for the time being. However, the main problem still exists: Colonel Schneider. Kit is going to have to convince Diamond to use her feminine wiles to bring an end to the Colonel and his plans. Will she succeed?
With Diamond and Erhard safe at Castle Luchsinger, Kit is free to complete his mission. After ensuring that the President and his family will be away from the action at Camp David, Kit receives aid from a very unexpected and welcomed source.
With Grandpa Schroder out of the country, Uncle Heinrich and his nephew Andor are left to be hosts to Diamond and Erhard. Meanwhile, Colonel Schneider is livid because his plans to kill the pair were unsuccessful.
With Secretary Roger Sterling eliminated—the next obvious pair would be Diamond and Erhard. Diamond is almost killed by a grenade, putting everyone on alert. Kit reluctantly agrees to their transfer to a secure location while ensuring that the choice will be one without scrutiny.
As Colonel Schneider’s arm reaches across the ocean—the carnage continues to grow. The President has just been informed that the Secretary of State Roger Sterling has been assassinated. The men responsible are dead as well. Will General Kit Weinberger be able to discover all the Colonel’s men?
The Pentagon has been put under Code 6. This means that everyone from the Vice President down to the cleaning lady is under top level scrutiny from Agent Williams along with both the FBI and the CIA. Only President Kurt Westbrook and Major General Adam Weinberger have been cleared.
There is a sudden chill in the air as Diamond and her cohorts slowly unveil the real mastermind behind the recent trail of human carnage. The man once thought of as being neutralized is back. This time more than ever set on World Dominance. It is Colonel Schneider!
A deadly secret is soon to be revealed. Who can be trusted? Why is Erhard in such a hurry to leave Germany? Diamond is slowly discovering that this could be the story of her life. The only problem is … will she be around to write it. That is anybody's guess!
Diamond Covington is an investigative reporter who is used to getting her hands "dirty" in the process of delivering quality results. This time, she may find that she is a little bit over her head. Follow this "diamond in the rough" as she begins to uncover something BIG!
To really capture the interest of your readers, why not add a little realism to your fiction. There is nothing like believable characters and true to life adventures.
An unexpected turn of events has brought a change of plans to Dr. Rachel Weinberger and her group. Someone very special has died and the beast is loose. There are rumors of a Northern Lands where strange things happen. Will this be a new adventure?
Chance encounter of Dr. Weinberger and Beverly Mitchell. Rachel finds out that Beverly is trying to escape the madness of Colonel Schneider at Schroder Castle. Beverly is putting Alpha 1-X on high alert. Does she suspect something is amiss?
When you reach beyond the madness you will uncover many things—trickery, deceit, murder, manipulation, revenge and desire—which of these have Jochem and Beverly discovered?
Dr. Holloway is dead and no one laments for him. His greed got him into this situation and his greed became his downfall. There is a lesson to be learned there. Now, Dr. Weinberger and her team are going to have a change of plans. Their lead informant is gone as well …
It is never a good idea to have your loyalty put to the test by Colonel Schneider. He is normally not a very forgiving man. Will it be Frau Schmidt or Dr. Holloway who become the unwilling recipient? The results of his/her folly will soon be revealed.
Rachel has made it perfectly clear to her brother that she is not shackled to Hunter McDonald. Kit is not happy with this revelation but is helpless to do anything about it. Meanwhile, landing at Zurich International Airport, Rachel is faced with some very disturbing news!
The games people play—Dr. Holloway and Frau Schmidt get a little rambunctious in her suite at Schroder Castle while unbeknown by them Beverly and an ally plot their demise. Who will finally succeed?
Is there something going on between Dr. Rachel Weinberger and Dr. Robert Hawkes. Isn't Rachel engaged? What's happening with Dr. Holloway and Frau Schmidt? There is more going on here than dealing with a deadly species!
Dr. Holloway has fled to Switzerland to rendezous with Colonel Schneider. This can't be a good move for Experiment ZL-90A. Will the Germans use this modified biological weapon against the United States?
The bait has been chosen—the final preparations completed. All that is left is for the actual execution of the plan. However, who knew that there would be an unforeseen Joker in the deck!
All the cards are systematically placed on the table and Dr. Holloway comes up short. The beast will have to be permanently neutralized and the Tannersville Research Center closed. Will this however end the madness?
The mayor is deceased along with five other construction workers. As feared, the explosion awaken the beast and he is on a rampage of death and destruction. If a plan isn’t instigated soon, there will be little hope that Tannersville with survive!
Dr. Sydney Holloway is determined on bringing Experiment 697 back into the spotlight of the military. His tampering with genetic splicing has brought startling results. However, will the consequences be detrimental in destroying Tannersville?
When Roger and the others trapped the beast under hundreds of tons of snow—he thought that was the end of it. Then, Dr. Sydney Holloway came on the scene and matters took a turn for the worse.
With the confession of the killer and the Black Widow back in commission, it looks like the Grand Worthington Hotel can finally retire from being the one place you don’t want to have anything to do with—but what of the future Grand Worthington?
Trouble seems to follow the Grand Worthington Hotel like bees are drawn to honey. However, this time it’s the drop back to crime and revenge. Jacolby Webster lost his brother—now the love of his life due to that infamous hotel.
Everyone has been taken to the 10th Precinct. Inspector Riley is not at all happy to see Buffy and Connie. Officer Cunningham is in for a bit of reprimanding as well. Is Jacolby guilty of both assaulting the Black Widow and murdering Charlotte Webster?
It seems like death follows the Grand Worthington Hotel like a dark shroud covering anything that defiles it’s very existence. One has been hurt and another murdered in connection to that infamous building. Who will be next?
There is evidence placing Charlotte Webster at the scene of the crime. However, it’s starting to look more like a planned occurrence than an actual confrontation. Who could have done this?
Abbie Wilkinson is conveniently put out of commission. She wasn’t killed or crippled, just knocked on the head in a way where she has only partial memory lost. Who would be smart enough to orchestrate such a thing?
A new victim has been found at the original site of the Grand Worthington Hotel. It seems as if whenever there is an attempt to resurrect that historic old building—trouble follows.
Why is Jacolby Webster—Percy’s brother at the groundbreaking ceremony for the New Grand Worthington Hotel? What is his interest in this affair? Did he come to wish Nathan well on his new pursuit—that is highly doubtful!
While things seem to be progressing smoothly at the site of the New Grand Worthington Hotel—there could be a gathering storm at the original site. The likes of which will be revealed later!
Everything is going as scheduled. The original Grand Worthington Hotel is being transferred, a Board of Directors for The Grand Worthington Corporation is being created and Nathan now has the go-ahead for preliminary construction. What could go wrong?
The Black Widow warns Nathan that there will be trouble ahead but not of the supernatural kind. Nathan is not too concerned because he knows when you have the Black Widow on your side—you’re got an Ace-up-your-sleeves!
It would seem that everything is finally working favorable for Nathan Worthington. Wonderful wife, beautiful home and now the plans for the New Grand Worthington Hotel. Maybe things are going a little too well—
It takes more than “wishing on a star” to get Nathan Worthington back on his feet again. It’s having people in your corner, working behind the scenes to make it happen. William Henry Harrington is such a person—along with Nathan’s father and brother!
Pamela Worthington has abruptly left Nathan a note telling him that she is going back to her father’s Westchester Estate. Even though Nathan is sadden by this revelation—he knows that better days are ahead. Or so he thinks!
The Agnew Twins have achieved what many only hope for—a beautiful home, a loving spouse and a bright future. It took hard work and perseverance to achieve their goals, along with an attitude—I deserve this!
Renee and Mark both discover that sometimes dreams become reality—in the most wonderful way! It doesn’t take long for Mark to ask the question and Renee to give an answer!
Being the spokesperson for Mystified isn’t the only exciting thing happening for Renee. Now, she may have met the man of her dreams as well. Only time will tell if this is real—or if it’s a mirage!
There are few people willing to take life "by the horns" and make it their personal conquest. However, there aren’t many people like the Agnew Twins either!
Talented and beautiful, the Agnew twins seem to be destined for notoriety. While Fayè’s interests lie in art history as well as painting—René craves the fast pace of the fashion world.
And now—The Final Confrontation! The stage is set. The curtain goes up! The theme—complete annihilation of Пожиратель and his henchmen! Once again order is restored to the Southern Plains!
Madisonville is on Code 9—total lockdown. No one is allowed on the streets for any reason. Violators are completely own their on without help from the Police Department, Fire Services and any Medical Facilities. No help ...
The Albrights have been equipped to face any Therianthropy threat! They will be a vital element in restoring the balance in the universe. In the future, they will be known as The Valiant Vigilantes!
Who better to equip the descendants of the Northern Lands than the Fearless Four? They excel in speed, strength, wisdom and courage! With the combine skills of the four— the Albright Clan is unstoppable!
The enemy uses subtlety to deceive his victim. He makes things seem harmless and beautiful but in reality it is lethal with devastating consequences. Пожиратель: Beware of his deception!
When you refuse to listen to warnings—don’t be surprised when things happen—and not in a very positive manner! Bill Callaway has learned a very valuable lesson—when the Law tells you to stay home; STAY HOME!
When you are warned to stay in your houses after dark—heed that message and don’t be foolish. Pete and Bill think the whole thing is a joke and one of the men discovers the importance of obeying such a message—unfortunately, he won’t be able to tell anyone what he learned.
There are some people you can warn of impending danger and they listen intently—there are others that won’t believe you until it bites them on the asphalt!
Now that the local members of The Enlighteners have been thoroughly schooled by Sheriff Hamilton along with his wife Jenny, the only thing that’s left to do is to inform the townsfolk. The District Attorney is not looking forward to that task, so he is arming himself with plenty of information.
Discovering your roots can be a fascinating thing. It can also awake you to responsibilities that you didn't know you had procured. When Jo and Cody unearth the mystery of their genealogy … along with that revelation comes enormous culpabilities and great power!
FEAR comes with ignorance. COURAGE comes with understanding. When you are aware of the enemy’s tactics—you can hit him where it hurts: with KNOWLEDGE!
The creature has claimed its first victim. She is found in the elevator of the Shumaker Building. The scenario is the same: deep lacerations on both the arms and legs. There is also a heart missing. Jo feels very ill and Cody is intrigued. Then the unexpected happens … Jo comes face-to-face to it!
The trio (Jacolby Albright and his twins) will soon discover that they are up against the most diabolical, ruthless, cunning and evil foe of their careers. It only stalks at night and has an insatiable thirst for human hearts … but not to whisper sweet nothings to them, but to devour!
It wasn’t so long ago that there was trouble in Davis County. It started out innocent enough but lead to death and the changes of many people’s lives. Now, it seems that Madisonville is in store for a taste of the macabre.
Sooner or later a person will get tired of playing the fool. Kaitlyn had been blinded to the conniving actions of Celine. The time has come for the mouse to roar. The trap is set and the bait displayed. Waiting for the unsuspecting predators to "come and get it!"
Brandon's near fatal heart attack gets both parties thinking. When Kaitlyn returns home from the hospital … she is in for an unexpected welcoming guest. Will this visitor finally succeed in getting what he's always wanted?
Brandon is in the hospital with a heart attack. He's not sure how he got there but its obvious that Dylan had a hand in it. Will he get away with it? Only time will tell!
Dylan knows exactly what buttons to push to get Brandon all in a tizzy! There is nothing he wouldn't do to please Celine. Perhaps, his interest in this particular caper is more than just doing a favor for a family member!
Celine is determined that whatever is keeping Jake from returning home is only a minor detainment. Confident that she can win him back, she begins a plot that may eventually lead to disaster!
Celine was taken away from her native home in France and abandoned in the care of Zachary and Kellianne Smith in the U.S.. Since the age of seven she has been a demanding, conniving, and manipulative female. Even now, at the age of 20 she still hungers for a life denied to her by her mother!
Brandon knows that Dylan can't be trusted when it comes to his wife, Kaitlyn. Dylan may be a good architect but the designs he has on Kaitlyn are way out of line! Pure Deception!
Steve Crenshaw has truly had enough of Nathan Worthington's folly! Now, a man is dead and fear surrounds the historical Worthington Hotel construction site. Bob Morton is left with the task of informing Percy 's family. Is there a lawsuit imminent?
This time Death strikes at the Worthington Hotel Site. Poor Percy Webster is the latest victim. Steve Crenshaw has finally had enough of this nonsense and is determined to get out of that contract he signed with Nathan Worthington. Meanwhile, nobody knows what happened to Frank!
Steve has been given a temporary reprieve from working on the Worthington Site. Bob Morton has put upon himself the task of clearing the last of the debris from the old Worthington Theatre. However, he doesn't plan on being defenseless when facing the unknown!
The crane seems to have a mind of its own. With determination, it goes after Bert Singer. Men scatter in every direction to avoid its onslaught and the operator springs for his life, breaking his leg. Coincidence … you decide!
It's starting already. Bert is the first to see the return of the Bonaparte sisters. It doesn't take long before the word is out that there may be a repeat of the 1920s incident. However, Nathan is determined to resurrect the fame of the Grand Worthington Hotel regardless of the cost!
When Bert sees the apparition of Angeline and Yvette at the ruins of the Worthington Theatre, he breaks speed records of a man half his age getting to his vehicle. No questions asks … he gets the heck out of Dodge!
There have been two warnings to Nathan Worthington to give up the notion of possessing the Worthington Emerald and the Grand Worthington Hotel. Pamela is besides herself with fear and Nathan with folly!
Nathan thought that his father would be overjoyed to discover that he had found the Worthington Emerald. But, to his surprise, that was the last thing his father Liam wanted to hear! "Why don't you just sell it."
“And now the end is near, and so I face the final curtain. My friend, I'll say it clear. I'll state my case, of which I'm certain. I've lived a life that’s full, I traveled each and every highway. And more, much more than this, I did it my way!”—I Did it My Way, Paul Anka
Once you've partaken of the forbidden fruit of the Worthington Emerald; your life will never be the same--that is if you Live!
There's nothing in this world so sweet as love, And next to love the sweetest thing is hate. —--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Wherever the Worthington Emerald appears—so appears tragedy. Since the beginnings of its creation, there has been a shroud of terror and death. How many lives will be lost until the spirits are finally appeased?
When a woman is truly unhappy in a relationship it can be expected that sooner or later she will try to remedy her pain. Bridget discovered that her marriage was a one-sided nightmare and it was time to WAKE UP!
After you've done all you can … you just stand, pack all your clothes and get the heck out of Dodge! There comes a time when escape is the only option!
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers' eyes. Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers' tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, a choking gall and a preserving sweet.~ William Shakespeare
If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours.~ Charles Caleb Colton
"If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were."~ Kahlil Gibran
Oh, the Crow decided to use his own gun in this game of Life and Death! Will Starr still be able to win? This time it is truly a turn of the chamber!
Only an extraordinary woman would dare to play such a game and Starr Brannigan is that woman. When it comes to taking risks ... for her it is just a spin of the chamber! She could back-down a rattlesnake!
“You are a highly intelligent and talented young woman with a beautiful gift that you want to share with the world. I can’t fault you for that. Joey is the way he is— please don’t fault him too much for that. You both love each other, but sometimes that’s not enough"—Mrs. Harrington.
The twins have made their noisy arrival. Bridget hopes that this will make Joey a bit more human … not a chance! He's as domineering as ever! Bridget is now in desperate need of a reprieve!
A house is not a home when there's no Love as it's foundation. Sometimes, people confuse obsession, possession or fantasies with Love. It's much more than these things as both Joey and Bridget Harrington will discover … when Love is NOT enough!
After continuingly thanking Shannon for both her help and friendship, Bridget heads for home. During the drive she thinks about Joe and is appalled at the lengths in which he would go to keep her from doing the one thing she enjoys more than anything—writing!
Joey is more determined than ever to turn his wife into a Victorian bride. It doesn't matter whether she has any goals or ambitions. What matters is that his meals are served on time, his house is immaculate and that he is the center of her universe!
Even in the worst of relationships there will come a time when things seem to take a turn for the better … no matter how small that turn is. Bridget has wonderful news for Joey, but will he use it as just another tool to keep her under his control?
There is nothing like the constant nagging of a loved one to turn the flames of desire into a blizzard. Joey Harrington is determined to turn his marriage into a work of art even if it kills the subject.
Joey Harrington couldn't even go on a honeymoon without being interrupted by business concerns. This proved that he felt a wife should be understanding and submissive to the wishes of her husband even when it took him away from their special times together. Joey would soon learn better.
Mr. Harrington gives Bridget a brief look into the world of his son Joey Harrington. The picture he paints is one of indulgence, selfishness and luxury. However, Mr. Harrington doesn't realize that he is putting the first nails in the "marriage coffin" even before vows are exchanged.
After visiting his parents to reaffirm that everything was still as it should be with his father at the helm and his mother a willing and very obedient 1st mate; Joe proceeds in making matrimonial plans of his own.
Joe knew what it was he wanted out of life: to be the CEO of a Fortune 500 company and to have "the little woman" waiting patiently for him at home with pipe, slippers and a delicious dinner.
There are some teachers who seem to possess a natural ability to educate their students and then with others it seems more like a "tug of war!" Do these successful teachers incorporate a "secret weapon" or is it a technique everyone can obtain?
The Final Confrontation: Good Against Evil! However, with the mighty Вячеслав on the scene; the evil Viktoria didn't stand a chance. With one switch blow of his mighty paw he puts an end to her murderous reign forever!
There is a legend of a Chosen One who will correct the imbalance of good vs evil and restore harmony to the Northern Lands. Never did Sheriff Henry Hamilton surmise that he would be that chosen one and that Jenny would be destined to be at his side!
Now that Phineas is dead--Viktoria is in need of another body. She chooses Tarsha the infamous leopard of Portville Zoo! Will she kill her handler to make a clean escape or does he live to tell the story?
Sheriff Hamilton journeys to Portville to warn Jenny of the impending dangers. However, Phineas is already there waiting to claim her as his ultimate victim. Will the sheriff make it there in time?
The Enlighteners are a secret sect of individuals endowed with extraordinary powers. They are assigned with the task of dealing with the present danger. Sheriff Hamilton has been called upon to exercise his powers of protection!
The Ailuranthropy has claimed yet another victim. Now only two people remain alive … one who can identify the culprit. That puts her life in even greater peril!
It was the most horrific sight that Josh had ever seen. His best friend sprawled out on the floor with a glazed look in his eyes. His head had almost been severed from his neck and the most astounding part was that his heart was missing!
Fear stalks in the form of an Ailuranthropy. Viktoria is determined to avenge herself because of an untimely death. Will the witch succeed or has the hand of Fate once again not turned in her favor?
To began anew, we must first wipe the slate clean of past hurts and transgressions. Only then are we able to look forward to brighter days. Celeste and Ethan are finally doing just this--however, will Liam?
Sometimes facing reality can be hard but it's best to approach it "head-on!" Delaying it only makes it harder for everyone involved. Once that's done … healing can begin.
We tend to hear what we want to hear and believe what we want to believe but when the heart speaks the truth … listen! Celeste and Ethan learn a vital lesson: true love has no respect of person; thus age is never an obstacle!
"Don't allowed past griefs to say we're unworthy of experiencing this type of love; we are not! What we have is unique and I can’t bear the thought of you leaving me forever. You have become a silver thread in the tapestry of my love, of my heart, of my soul!” Celeste proclaimed.
Ethan was more than impressed with his cabin but when he saw the Once Upon a Fantasy cabin … he knew that this would be the place to turn dreams into reality. And, right he was!
Ethan was determined to keep his secret rendezvous just that but prying minds and inquisitive hearts thought otherwise. Sometimes, love is so special that you just want to keep the joy … the expectation to yourself!
Discovering that you share something in common with another person can be a wonderful revelation. Trying to keep that discovery a secret can create a bit of a problem.
Sometimes when you lose someone you love; you lose a piece of yourself. Then you discover that through that lost you've gained a better appreciation of who you really are. At that point, you begin to live again!
With the decision made, Rachael embarks on the most dangerous mission of her career. Should she fail--there will be more than one life lost. However, should she succeed, then the reign of terror is at an end!
Yes, the full moon does crazy things. Not only to people but to animals as well. And sometimes, certain odors can cause animals to react in the most unfavorable manner. This, Tracy discovers the hard way!
With speeds that had to have broken records, Calamity heads for the cabin and safety. Will she make it?
It was good hearing from Mark and Roger but unfortunately it wasn't very reassuring. Until help could come, Tracy was pretty much on her own! Plus, she had a dog with a full bladder! However, Tracy was not aware of that small detail.
Tracy finds that her father's insistence that the cabin be exceptionally secure has saved her life. Did Roger have a premonition that something like this might happen?
It was like nothing they had ever seen before. Similiar to a panther but with tremendous strength and size. Plus, with the cunning of a man!
They say that the full moon can play all kinds of tricks on the mind! Is that what's happening to Tracy Edwards or is there really something sinister going on?
With Clay dead, Viktoria plots to end another chapter in this sorted adventure by taking the life of Jenny. Her aim is to hook-up loose ends and leave the Christmas Cottage Inn with her father. However, the best laid plans can often go awry!
Foolishly Clay listens to Viktoria and ventures out into the woods armed with only a small revolver. A revolver that only contains regular bullets!
The Christmas Cottage Inn, Beware! No one lives that abides there. The howl of the wolf is very near. The time will come to run in fear! So bolt your doors and give a cry. For tonight someone is bound to die!
Deception leads to more deception. The stakes are high against Jenny but with the help of Hugo and Webster, the odds are about to even-up!
What secrets does the inn hide? And, who will be it's next victim?
Life has many turns and twists and sometimes things happen in ways we don't expect. Eventually, all stories must come to an end!
Alexandria visits the tombs of her ancestors for the first time. She contemplates all that was loss by Sadie Bakersfield's life and all that was gained after Sadie Bakersfield's death!
With the Blood-Red Ruby permanently out of commission; the Duprees, Vandermiers and Latimoores can live a wonderfully normal life!
After a terrible storm, the sun comes out and ushers in a beautiful day! Whether morning or evening, it is a refreshing change that renews the spirit. And, so it was with Andrea and her beautiful daughter Renee!
Now that the story of Andrea's perilous past is coming to it's close; Renee prepares for a new beginning herself!
When Sadie found that there was nothing she could do to end the relationship between Alex and Andrea, she sought assistance from the only thing she knew had helped her in the past … sorcery!
In her heart, Andrea knew that it would be one last good-bye. There would be no way that she would risk returning to France and the duties of Jon-Pierre kept him stationary at the chateau!
It's always nice to have someone who understands you, trust you, and will give you sound advice regardless of how close you are. Andrea has such a friend in Mr. Vandermier!
Andrea's heart ached for Jon-Pierre her French lover— but she also was in love with Alex as well. The only fact that endured was one would be her husband and the other would be her secret desire—but who?
Destiny has dealt Andrea a second chance at life. Not many people are give such a wonderful opportunity. But what she does with this gift is entirely up to her!
Jon-Pierre was unsuccessful in hiding his true feelings from Andrea. Unfortunately, Mr. Vandermier was well aware of this fact, too!
It would be time for the lovers to part. Jon-Pierre knew in his heart that he could never let Andrea go but it would be impossible for her to stay. How do you say good-bye to the perfect affair?
Andrea was deeply touched by the Memorial Services in her honor. However, had it not been for a twist of Fate, the services would have been authentic.
Andrea finds herself in the grips of an emotion just as strong as hate … love! Will she be able to resist the past or will she play the symphony of long lost desire?
There is no where in urban France where Andrea can be safe. Other plans will have to be made.
An attempt was made on Andrea's life. It happened not too long after her conversation with Sadie Bakersfield. Beyond a doubt … the woman works fast. Money talks!
A fatal car mishap and the victims are presumed to be Andrea Dupree and a male companion. Was this a tragic coincidence?
The nervous clerk insists that Andrea take the rental car but she decides that the Baileys need it more than she does. Why does this upset the clerk so much?
Sadie Bakersfield never made an idle threat. You could depend on her to follow through on anything she said!
After getting over the shock that her mother was yet alive, Renee begins the healing process by listening to her mother's portrayal of what happened so many years ago!
The evil influence of the Blood-Red Ruby has been destroyed and Renee is embarking on a journey of discovery and intrigue!
It will take a ceremony which consists of Renee putting the infamous Blood-Red Ruby back on. Will it finally claim her as its victim or will she triumph?
Sometimes its easier to get into trouble than it is to get out of it. Alex has found someone who can help destroy the curse of the Blood-Red Ruby but at what cost?
Although Renee survived the onslaught of the Blood-Red Ruby she was not completely safe from its affects.
The Blood-Red Ruby was determined to make Renee its next victim out of punishment for not submitting to it! Sadie Bakersfield's influence was no longer a factor!
Suddenly, Renée became hysterical, choking violently and uncontrollably sobbing while trying to tear the pendant from its evil grasp around her neck!
Even in death it seemed that Sadie Bakersfield's grip was tight on Renee. After all, she had paid the ultimate price to possess the Blood-Red Ruby and to pass it on to Renee Latimoore. Death was but a door and the Ruby holds the key!
Your utmost and melancholiest fears surface when you are the recipient of the Blood-Red Ruby as it slowly takes you on the path of madness and DEATH!
The Blood-Red Ruby was no longer under the contract with Sadie since her demise but it still was steep in its history of murder and manipulation.
"You got to know when to hold them … know when to fold them!" -- The Gambler
All good things must come to an end … and bad things as well!
Even the safest of locations can be filled with hidden perils!
Getting away from home may not be easy but it can be the only alternative!
Sadie could do nothing to deter Renee from being proud of her European and Haitian Roots.
Some memories are like a gentle breeze that soon departs while others are much stronger and can last a lifetime.
There were times when Renee found herself completely unable to refuse her Marme anything. Then there were other times when she was so rebellious that she confined herself in her apartment for days.
The Blood-Red Ruby ... a jewel of exquisite beauty and infamous history. Many through the years have possessed it with the same consequences--madness and death!
The power of the Blood-Red Ruby is being slowly concentrated on Renee. Because she acquired it as a gift and the giver is deceased the effects vary in extremity.
Even her Uncle Curtis thought that Sadie's interest in the Bakersfield Foundation leaned toward the paranoid. She would never accept his help although there were times when it was greatly needed.
Diamonds may be forever—Sadie Bakersfield isn’t! The Blood-Red Ruby slowly drains the life of the owner until they go mad and then they DIE! This releases their body but NOT their soul!
Never underestimate the abilities of your adversary. You may be playing with "a full deck of cards" but that doesn't mean he or she is. Besides, have you ever heard of "the dead man's hand?"
When the cat's away … the mice will PARTY!
Closing an iron fist takes a lot of effort and Sadie Bakersfield has a plan brewing to tighten her grip on Renée.
It is never wise to continue to count your chickens before they hatch. It may be an old cliché but as Sadie Bakersfield discovered, there is a ring of truth in it!
Sadie Bakersfield ruled her dynasty with an iron hand disguised in a velvet glove. No one was allowed to stand in her way when she wanted something and heaven help the man or woman who tried!
The Blood-Red Ruby … the mere mention of the jewel provoked both fear and admiration. It had been equally coveted and shunned. It is said that to possess it the owner must perform an act of extreme violence!
When playing with fire; not only is there a possibility that you will get burned but you could get scorched.
When a plan goes awry; it's bothersome. However, when a plan goes well … then "it's on!"
Whenever you think you have everything under control; something always happens to reassure you that you don't!
You never know who you'll meet when you pull the covers back!
When cleaning house, make sure you know what to keep and what to pitch out!
There may be no rest for the weary but there is also no rest for the bad either!
In the harbor sits a beautifully majestic craft. Tipp assists his goddaughter while Brandon escorts Victoria aboard the yacht. Victoria acutely notices the name of the yacht. It reads The Day Bed.
If there is one thing you can expect from life; it is the unexpected!
Brandon is determined to hold on to a faltering marriage while Victoria is weighing her options.
It's not easy ending a relationship. There can be permanent scars on both sides. Some obvious … others not so.
Systematic planning is the key to acquiring any endeavor … especially when choosing that ideal job!
When doing house cleaning, there will always be a spot missed or overlooked!
There will always be a need to take out the trash after cleaning up!
You can find an ally in the most unsuspecting places! Still, that doesn't mean that Steve is out of the woods ...
Someone may have clipped our little bird's wings but it seems that she has acquired some brand new feathers!
Finally, the silver lining in Steve's dark cloud is peeking through! Just when Steve thought things couldn't get any worse; they start to in fact improve!
Even good intentions can have devastating consequences. Sabrina is learning that in the course of life, choices can reap unexpected results!
Leave it to Stephanie Merewether to involve the entire DAs office, a couple of SWAT professionals and two different precincts in her latest peril.
What is Bobby up to and where is he speeding off in such a hurry?
Things are not looking good for our favorite blonde. Is Uncle Bobby somehow involved in this caper? Will Hamilton ever see his love interest again? Read on, gentle reader!