whirlawayWhirlaway: a Short Story

July is a horse girl. It’s what her mother always told her when nothing else seemed to fit. But July’s mom left her with the horses four years ago to chase a dream, and she hasn’t come back…until now.

Winner of the Thoroughbred Times Fiction Contest in 2010, Whirlaway is the short story prequel to Stay the Distance.

Read a preview.



saratoga summersSaratoga Summers: a Short Story

July Carter is the daughter of a racehorse trainer and a jockey, always surrounded by other people’s horses. Beck Delaney is an owner’s son, his name connected to a growing horse farm in need of a trainer. July’s dad fits the bill perfectly. Now summers for July will be spent at beautiful Blackbridge Farm, training Thoroughbreds for the races at Saratoga, a horse racing paradise.

With Beck.

What could possibly go wrong?

Saratoga Summers is a fifty-page short story prequel—and immediate sequel—to Stay the Distance.

Available at Amazon. (Read a preview.)

deck_the_stalls_coverAll is Bright
Deck the Stalls: Horse Stories for the Holidays Anthology. Red Mare Press, 2016.

July knows Pluck isn’t hers, but it’s still hard to give him up. Her Mom? She’s a different story…

Available at Amazon. (All proceeds go to Old Friends Farm.)




One Thousand Words For War Anthology. CBAY Books, 2016.

Zoya knows one thing: she cannot stay in the walled city of Norilsk. But how can she justify escape when she learns her family’s history has always been leading the fight?

Available at Amazon.

How to Trick the Devil Anthology. Erebus Press, 2015.

Just a story of a girl, a problematic devil, and an unfortunate chicken meeting at a crossroads.

Available at Lulu and Amazon.