My books are available in three formats. The paperback version is generally done via CreateSpace, Amazon's self-publishing branch. The ebook versions are on all major platforms (Kindle, Apple, Nook, Kobo, SmashWords, GooglePlay, etc.). I also have audio books of many of these. In all three formats the books were completely free to set up and publish. The books within a series are listed in release order. Some of the ebooks are Amazon exclusive, to have access to their promotions, while others are available on all platofrms
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FICTIONWe'll begin with fiction. I currently have 28 different series of fiction I'm working on, in lengths ranging from short story to novelette to novella to novel to epic :). To just discuss the longer works, I have 14 medieval romance novels, 5 Sutton murder mystery novels, 4 science fiction adventures, 3 Scottish regency time travel romances, 3 Western dystopian novels, 2 Lumbee Indian 1800s-era novellas, 3 African-American mystery novelettes, and 22 adult-romance novellas. So that is 56 works in total. Many of these series are also bundled up into various bundles, which I don't count.
Medieval Romance NovelsMy medieval romance novels are written with "gentle romance." There is no explicit language relating to intimacy nor swearing - they are suitable for teens and up. They feature women who stand strong against oppression and strive to make the world a better place. This series is my first love - it is what I grew up writing. I have 14 of these.
Modern Murder Mystery NovelsThese novels are set in Massachusetts and feature a couple who meet in the first novel and then build their relationship as the series progresses. The first book won a Gold medal from the IPPY group. The second won a bronze medal. The sixth book is in progress.
Sci-Fi Romance SeriesThe Collective Saga has four books in its series.
Regency Time Travel Romance SeriesThe Scottish story currentlyhas three books in its series.
Dystopian SeriesThere are three books in this series.
1800s Black-Lumbee-Irish SeriesThere are two books in this series so far.
Blackstone Valley Mystery NovelettesThere are 3 books in this series so far. The heroine is a black law librarian in central Massachusetts.
Adult Romance NovellasThese are written under a pen name. Each novella is ten to eleven chapters long. There are currently 22 total.
Short StoriesI love short stories. They are like haiku - precision moments in time. Some of my favorite stories of all time are short stories. The Cask of Amontillado. Nightfall. Here are a few of my own. I have 31 black cat mysteries, 41 pen-name shorts, 31 time travel shorts, 10 Biblical Jerusalem stories, 10 proposal, 10 diner, 9 zoo mysteries, 6 art museum mysteries, 9 Wyoming mysteries, 4 paranormal, 2 fairy in Whitinsville, 2 horror, 1 mythological, and 5 standalone. So that is 171 shorts in total. They're also bundled up into various bundles, which I don't count.
Salem Massachusetts Mini MysteriesThis was a project from October 1 2014 through October 31 2014. Each day a new story was written and published. They are set in Salem, Massachusetts with a black, female ex-cop private investigator as the heroine. So there are 31 total. This are just the first few.
Destiny Time Travel StoriesEternal Time Shadows is a gently cliff-hangered short story series which leads up to a happily ever after ending. From Renaissance Venice to troubled Scotland, from the Civil War to the Wild West, Elizabeth and Robert find and re-find each other. The series is clean romance and is suitable for teens and up. There are 31 books in this series; these are just the first ten.
Biblical Jerusalem StoriesAlthough Jerusalem's history had been one of warfare and conquest, Phoebe had been fortunate to come of age in a time of peace. The Romans saw fit to allow the Jewish residents to manage their own lives. But change was in the wind ... There are 10 stories in this series so far.
Romantic Proposal SeriesEach story in this sequence features a proposal - and a connected thread of a Native American love totem. Each takes place in a different state. There are 10 so far.
Asperger's Diner Cozy Mystery SeriesWillow has Asperger's and she loves visiting traditional diners. Her acute senses help her spot hidden clues! There are 10 so far.
Copper Age Flood storiesThis series is set in the year 6,500BC - the copper age. It tells the historic version of the flooding of the Black Sea basin, which many people feel is the foundation event for the flood story which appears in so many cultures. There are 10 books so far.
Zoo Mini MysteriesRosalinda Alameda had always dreamed about being a vet, but life intervened. Now she works as a receptionist in a vet's office and spends her free time enjoying the local zoos. There are 9 of these so far. Here are the first six.
Art Museum Mini MysteriesStrolling with Duke along a sunny bike path, Cindy got the call that lifted her spirits. The Worcester Art Museum needed her help. At long last, her dreams of becoming an art detective were coming true! There are 6 so far.
Wyoming Vision Quest Romantic MysteriesA Wyoming blizzard. A crashed car. Haloke's only six years old, but there's no one else. Her father's dead. Her mother's clinging to life. She draws deep within her, to her Arapaho and Navajo roots, and sets out to find help. There are 9 so far. Here are the first four.
Paranormal Astral Out-of-Body SeriesMy paranormal astral out-of-body series is a thriller adventure following Sarah, whose twin sister has tragically passed away. One night Sarah's life changes forever ... So far there are 4 books.
Cinderella Fairy TaleThe original Grimm fairy tales portrayed women of strength and conviction. Women who took action and could forge their own destinies. Over the years they have been watered down. I seek to reclaim them in these sweetly romantic - while powerfully heroic - retellings.
Sci-Fi Short StoriesI have written three standalone sci-fi short stories. These first appeared in Mused.
Sutton Massachusetts Short StoriesI have written two standalone Sutton Massachusetts short stories. These first appeared in Mused.
Navajo Footsteps in KoreaAmber treasured her Navajo heritage. Until now, she had never left her home on the reservation in the Four Corners. The only reason she was standing on this South Korean moonlit shore was to honor her father's last wishes.
Cornish Pixie in Whitinsville Short StoriesIt's hard enough being thirteen without dealing with stepfathers and too-busy mothers. Emily loses herself in the local library's books on magic and fantasy. Then she comes across a book of Cornish poetry which changes her life forever ...
Psychological Horror Short StoriesI used to say that I wrote anything but horror. I realized in time that it wasn't healthy to define myself by what I did not do. I appreciate stories that delve into the ways individuals strive to cope with emotional trauma.
Melk MythologyAva was in trouble again. This time it was for pummeling Dominik, that bully, when he was harassing sweet little Pia. Why did the teacher always blame Ava for everything that went wrong? This is the first book in the new series.
NON-FICTIONI have 114 non-fiction books published on a variety of topics. That's not counting Mused, which I edit. The variety keeps me interested in writing! Again, each is available in both print and ebook format. There are 19 relationship books, 13 low carb books, 13 green living books, 11 journaling books, 8 Author Basics books, 8 Author Social Networking books, 4 ASP books, 3 weddings books, 8 self-help books, 7 yoga books, 4 pet/plant books, 4 art books, 3 sleep books, 2 wine books, 2 Melville poetry books, 2 memory training books, one of my own haiku books, a lighthouses book, and one history book.
Low Carb Recipes and ReferencesI currently have 13 books in my Low Carb Reference series. About half are recipe books, while the other half contain reference material. All are based on the content on my BellaOnline Low Carb website. For historical reasons I did the print copies through Lulu.
Wine BooksI have two wine books - one on sangria recipes and one on Champagne cocktail recipes. These are in print copies BOTH on Lulu and on Amazon. This is because Lulu offers spiral binding but only if you buy the book through Lulu. So to have a print copy available on Amazon I had to have a perfect bound (normal binding) entry in there. Both are being revised with fresh covers and updated content.
Weddings & Courtships BooksThese books explore the wonderful world of love, romance, and tradition in different cultures. I have three done and am finalizing a book on Native American traditions.
RelationshipsI am in the process of redoing these books. They are in two sets - one for men, and one for women. There are 11 books in each set, although three of them overlap. So that is 19 books total.
Green LivingThis series helps people to lead greener lives. There are currently 13 books in this series. I wrote the majority of the content in this series, with the occasional page added by a member of my Green Team.
Journaling with Lisa SheaThere are 11 books in this journaling series.
Self-Help BooksI write self-help books on a variety of topics. There are 8 books in this series.
Yoga BooksI have seven books to guide people through yoga, meditation, and chakras.
Author Basics BooksI have eight books helping authors move through every step of the process from writing their novel to designing a book cover to marketing it.
Animal and Plant BooksFrom tadpoles to parakeets to spiders, I help you thrive in the natural world. There are four books here.
Art BooksI have four art books in print. The first is on entering art shows. I've got one on plastic cameras (the Holga, Diana, etc.). Then I have two books on cyanotypes - one on the history, and one on making them.
ASP Programming BooksI write my sites in ASP, a language like PHP but designed for Microsoft IIS. Here are my 4 books on the topic.
Sleep and DreamingGetting solid sleep and understanding your dreams are just so important to removing stress from life. These are the windows into the issues your mind is struggling with. There are 3 books in this series.
Melville PoetryI enjoy poetry! These are by Herman Melville, of Moby Dick fame. I annotated each poem. There are 2 books in this set.
Memory TrainingTwo books to help you build your memory skills!
My PoetryI adore haiku, and I love watercolors. This was a melding of those two interests.
HistoryThis was a massive effort to put online a fascinating document about Massachusetts in the colonial days.
Massachusetts LighthousesI adore lighthouses. This book explores all of the lighthouses of Massachusetts.
Literary MagazineI'm not counting the issues of Mused in the above tallies. I am the editor of Mused, a quarterly full color literary magazine featuring art, poetry, photography, short stories, essays, plays, and more. We've been going strong since 2007! We've put out 36 issues so far.
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