Book one, The House of Tomorrow in the Paul Gregory series:
A solitary man, Paul Gregory is the mysterious owner of trendy nightspot, Pal’s, in the Southern Illinois University town of Carbondale, Illinois. Liliane Greening, a researcher at the university, is putting her life back together after an emotionally crippling marriage. When eminently eligible bachelor Professor Sam Meredith pursues and courts Lili, female hearts can be heard breaking all over Carbondale.
To Say Goodbye:
Paul Gregory is the owner of Pal’s, a fashionable supper club in the Southern Illinois University town of Carbondale . In his other life he works undercover for the Drug Enforcement Administration, a line of work for which he has a natural talent. Paul and Lily, continuing characters from The House of Tomorrow now married, exult in their perfect love and vow never to say goodbye. In a mystifying turn of events, however, Lily leaves Paul.
The Devil Yawned:
In the third book of this series, Paul Gregory strives to present a self-possessed, composed face to the world, while in reality he is plunged into despair following the death of his beloved Lily.
He depends on the daily routine of running his club, Pal’s, as a means to maintain a normal way of life.
Paul Gregory’s son, Nick, is a magnet for trouble. As Nick’s problems begin to unfold,
The Gift of Rose:
Paul is grateful for “the gift of Rose,” for his daughter is as trouble-free as his son is trouble-prone. Activity begins in southeast Louisiana where Paul runs his fashionable saloon/restaurant and also where Rose begins her studies at the University of New Orleans. She is attracted to the son of one of Paul’s natural enemies, who offers her more than platonic friendship. Paul is alarmed when an old enemy turns up from his shadowy past. Fast moving events will keep readers engrossed as Rose’s life is in jeopardy and she must find the inner strength to save herself. Paul’s fears are almost realized while Rose struggles with the age-old dilemma of romantic love versus familial loyalty.
A stand alone novelThe Perfume Tree:
A telecommuting writer who free-lances for her American travel magazine publisher, Ruby Paige feels her life is ideal. She lives at Villa Exotica, her beautiful home in her own version of paradise, the small Caribbean island of Isabella Regina. Reggie, as it’s known to its inhabitants, was named in 1493 by Christopher Columbus for his benefactress, Queen Isabella of Spain.
Valerie Rogerson, wife of the island’s governor and Ruby’s close friend, regularly arranges for Ruby to meet suitable Foreign Office males as they arrive at Government House to carry out their tours of duty. Discouraged so far, Valerie has begun to despair in her efforts, as Ruby shows no interest in the parade of eligibles and remains aloof from their blandishments. Unknown to Valerie, Ruby has already found the man of her dreams — literally. Her dream lover comes to her each night as she sleeps. She has found no mortal man who can take his place and has begun to believe she never will. When Valerie introduces the governor’s new aide, Christian Harcourt, Ruby is speechless; he is her dream lover in the flesh.