Browse by Genre: Family

Hair Side, Flesh Side

A child receives the body of Saint Lucia of Syracuse for her seventh birthday. A rebelling angel rewrites the Book of Judgement to protect the woman he loves. A young woman discovers the lost manuscript of Jane Austen written on … Continue reading


Celia’s body is not her own, but even her conscious mind can barely tell the difference. Living on the cutting edge of biomechanical science was supposed to allow her to lead a normal life in a near-perfect copy of her … Continue reading

The Pilgrim (Book 4 of the Alford Saga)

The Pilgrim is the fourth book of The Alford Saga, following The Deserter, The Survivor, and The Pioneer. In 1896, young rector Jack Alford is sent to the implacable, granite shores of Labrador on the vast St. Lawrence River. Hazards … Continue reading

Bound for Eternity

Disappearing artifacts, jealous colleagues, and dead bodies—who says a museum curator’s job is easy? After transporting a newly acquired Egyptian mummy to a local clinic for an X-ray, curator Lisa Donahue safely returns the ancient relic to the Boston University … Continue reading

Collapse of the Veil

Collapse of the Veil is the first book of the Passage Through Time series. Escaping her home routine for a few hours, 16-year-old Katie grabs her bike and leaves behind her cranky baby, hyperactive brother and struggling single mom. Flopping down in … Continue reading

The Edge of Eden

Life starts to unravel for Penelope when her husband, Rupert, drags their family to the remote Seychelles islands for an exotic diplomatic job in 1960. While Penelope pines for London, Rupert and their two daughters fall in love with this … Continue reading

The Good Soldier

The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion is a 1915 novel by English novelist Ford Madox Ford. It is set just before World War I and chronicles the tragedy of Edward Ashburnham, the soldier to whom the title refers, and … Continue reading


A funny, urban love story, Homing is the story of Leah, a woman who’s grown afraid of the outdoors; a ghost that’s lost its way; a musician who’s trying to find his; and Sandy and Harold, a pair of homing … Continue reading

Migration Songs

Joan is on the brink. Cough drop addict, school bus driver, mixed race daughter of a Maoist English father and a Chinese-Canadian mother, Joan struggles for meaning after a friend’s death reveals a secret life. Migration Songs is a lost … Continue reading

The Pioneer (Book 3 of the Alford Saga)

Enthralling and adventurous, The Pioneer is Book 3 in the Alford Saga, a series chronicling two hundred years of Canadian history, as seen through the eyes of a settler’s family. The riveting Alford Saga continues with James Alford, the Deserter, battling old … Continue reading