E.B. Sullivan, PhD is a clinical psychologist who loves writing fictional tales. She draws inspiration from the amazing people she has met and the magnificent places she has visited. Her home, nestled in an enchanting California forest, is an idyllic setting to stir her imagination in penning creative stories, novellas, and novels.
What’s the cost of endless cash?
Following an abusive marriage, Ruth picks up the pieces of her life by working as a cashier at a 99-cent store. She’s a generous and thoughtful woman until one customer, a mysterious, gorgeous stranger, offers her a life altering future.
A luxury Alaskan vacation turns into horror for three couples, who find themselves captives on a remote island in Prince William Sound for a thirty million dollar ransom. If their children don't pay, their chances for survival are slim. In the middle of despair, there is hope, forgiveness, and love—for their children, themselves, and each other.
Soon after arriving in Scotland, Cora wonders if the medieval castle she inherited from her mysterious Gran is a gift or a family curse. While renovating the structure, a frightful ghost haunts Cora’s dreams and stalks her through gloomy spaces. Nightmares of her vile ex-husband intrude her thoughts. Between harrowing encounters, in order to keep her sanity, Cora savors the time she spends with a charming man who ignites her untapped passions.
In her memoir, Lucia recounts poignant memories of life on a vineyard. She takes her first steps, experiences her first kiss, and learns primary lessons between the vines. Swept away by a passion to transform luscious grapes into superb wines, Lucia embarks on a romantic adventure laced with both tender and harsh realities. Cultivating grapes demands work, devotion, sacrifices, and expertise. Knowledge, timing, and luck are necessary to make fine wines. Enlisting Old World philosophies and wisdom Lucia attempts to tackle personal and professional challenges.
Lucia wants a dog for Christmas but her family owns a vineyard and the puppy might ruin the vines.
Lily hates Christmas. She has ugly memories of her alcoholic father spoiling festivities. She remembers him drunk, cursing, yelling, and hitting her brothers. As an adult, in order to escape Christmas, Lily vacations in warm places far from holiday fanfare. This year, while traveling from Chicago to Scottsdale, Arizona Lily meets a wounded Marine. Despite his scars, she’s immediately attracted to his seductive personality. She learns he is about to attend his sister’s wedding alone. Lily takes a detour from her Christmas escape to be his date. At his family’s ranch, Lily experiences a different side of Christmas. One filled with the magic of giving.
In their first encounter, Isabella becomes infatuated with Marc a handsome young man who makes fantastic potato chips. Fifteen years later while Isabella purchases a picturesque Victorian house she discovers Marc is the seller. His magnetism stirs her emotions and pulls her into his troubled world.
Soon Isabella realizes her new house, nestled deep in the woods, is haunted. By communicating with the house’s spirit, she hopes to learn secrets, which can help Marc resolve his conflicted past and move him into the future. During the process, her love for him intensifies. As Christmas approaches, Isabella longs for Marc to return her affection.
A tragic night shatters Ava’s dreams. Forty years later, she returns to her hometown searching for the man who stole her dance fantasies. During her quest, discoveries of hope, love, and romance abound.
Beginning in 1840 Different Hearts parallels the lives of Sophia and Ezra
Born with limited rights, Sophia struggles against societal norms. Conceived in rape Native American Ezra is an indentured-servant owned until his twenty-fifth birthday.
The two meet and fall passionately in love. However, circumstances, prejudices, and personal guilt forbid their union.
In the span of two decades, shared spiritual values transcend time and culture taking Sophia and Ezra on a journey from bondage to freedom.
An essence of bliss makes everything delicious.
With years of assisting her parents at their bakery, Teresa thinks she knows how to bake outstanding bread. When she begins working under Chef Dubois’ demanding supervision she quickly doubts her skills. She wonders if adding a special ingredient—an essence of bliss—to recipes will be enough to make her a successful cook.
Salvatore and Mariano make the mistake of stealing from the mafia. Realizing they will never be safe as long as they have the mob’s cash, Salvatore flees New York for California, taking the ill-gotten gains with him, and burying them on a plot of land he purchased. Before the two men die, they bequeath the property to their grandchildren Elena and Luciano, but don’t pass on the knowledge of where the treasure is hidden. In their search, Elena and Luciano discover much more than they bargained for.
Bereft of faith Anton returns home.
After years of pursuing a successful career, Anton plagued with guilt, bemoaning regrets, and bereft of faith, returns to the island of his youth. Once on familiar shores, he discovers most of the population has abandoned his homeland. In the process of accepting his island’s fate, begging his father for forgiveness, and reconnecting with his past love, Anton faces spiritual challenges.
For better or worse, Jane’s incredible fantasy becomes her reality.
Jane excitedly anticipates her new role as princess. With great delight, she tours the kingdom and meets royal subjects. She quickly discovers her castle holds a myriad of secrets. She realizes enemies lurk in shadows. She’s faced with serious challenges as mysterious foes threaten to seize her power. As she grasps the magnitude of her kingdom’s daunting problems, Jane wonders if she’s strong enough to fulfill her lifelong dream.
On her way to invade another world, Clara makes incredible discoveries.
Unemotional Clara lives in a minimalist society that promises fair and equal treatment to all its citizens. As an accomplished scientist, she helps create a warrior robot for her power-obsessed leader, Dun. Following his orders, Clara accompanies the special robot on a journey to conquer a distant world. While traveling in outer space Clara experiences astounding and life-changing phenomenon.
An unusual stranger captivates Gina’s heart.
In fulfilling a New Year’s resolution, under San Diego’s sunny skies, Gina walks to work. While ambling down a deserted street she stumbles upon a homeless man who speaks in rhyme. Although not sure of his mental stability, she welcomes his friendship. During their unconventional relationship, Gina finds herself on an unfamiliar, unpredictable path to an uncharted destination.
Sometime in the future, Dr. Kya Leeds creates a reality pill. Her first subject, Newman takes the experimental drug and sees his true past. In the process, he realizes greedy Dr. Uric will stop at nothing to obtain the pill’s formula. To save Kya, Newman whisks her away from earth on a journey toward an uncharted universe.
On the eve of traveling to Brazil Vicky overhears an intriguing legend about Mirana, a plain woman, who steps into a magic pool and becomes beautiful. During her vacation, guided by a handsome friar, Vicky explores Mirana’s jungle. Despite his monastic ties, Vicky feels wildly attracted to this unattainable man.
A spinster desires a perfect husband.
A desperate longing to wed prompts a woman to pray for divine intervention. With a spiritual emissary’s assistance, she attempts to grasp the true meaning of holy matrimony. In the process, the stranger guides her toward an individually designed heart, body, and soul’s fulfillment of a sacred match.
Allyson Barr is born in a prison. She grows up in a string of unsavory foster homes. Her experiences lead her to find crime fascinating. After graduating from college, she becomes a journalist and writes a syndicated column spotlighting criminals.
One night she receives a call from a serial killer. He demands she print the gruesome details of his evil deeds. To assist the police in his capture Allyson works with Tony, a handsome forensic psychologist.
Allyson and Tony crisscross America meeting victims’ families. In the process, Allyson learns valuable lessons especially the importance of true love.
Surprising mysteries lie behind Walt’s death
While working as a forensic intern Regina tackles the task of investigating her best friend’s death. As she uncovers startling information about his past, she finds herself faced with the moral dilemma of distinguishing right from wrong.
Cassandra Visconti’s surname traces back to one of the first tarot decks. The Visconti-Sforza tarot cards, created in the 1440s and used in parlor games, symbolically convey Judeo-Christian faith teachings. Hundreds of years later, the occult claimed the decks. Although Cassandra feels haunted by a phantom “tarot ghost” to tell the world about tarot’s pathway to God, as a Catholic, she feels she should avoid the decks commonly associated with fortunetelling. Hired by a famous TV personality, Jared Ashbel, to research tarot and present her findings on a segment of his Fact or Truth series she faces tests to her Christian faith, struggles with her passion for playboy Jared, and has opportunities to discover her true self.
On her way to a dreaded work assignment Gladys finds a cell phone at an airport. In a quest to locate its owner, she encounters a fascinating man, examines her career path, and explores spiritual values.
Visitor” tells the tale of a retired schoolteacher who meets a surprise visitor while watching her four-year grandniece at a cabin hidden deep in the woods.
Millie, a middle-aged spinster, witnesses WWII changing everything and everyone. Yet she’s surprised when her school board lifts a marriage bar—banning married women from teaching—to alleviate a drastic teachers’ shortage. In this new, liberated atmosphere, Millie is attracted to a dashing Air Force General, but fears becoming a victim of, hot, passionate, and fleeting war kisses.
Upon their first meeting, Vesti feels drawn to alien, Mina. Charmed by her unique beauty, her refreshing vibrancy, and her challenging ideas, he steps into her foreign world. She expands his perspectives by leading him to new horizons. Through their journeys, his dormant emotions awaken. With each encounter with Mina, Vesti gains a deeper understanding of true love. When her orb separates from his, the couple faces eternal separation. Forlorn Vesti decides to abandon his safe haven, encounter unknown risks, and ventures to an unstable environment in order to find his beloved, Mina.
Bloom Forevermore--a psychological thriller
While shopping at a secondhand store Dr. Sonia Wyland acquires Margaret’s diary. Despite its flowery words, Sonia senses impending danger. She suspects infatuated Margaret is in the clutches of a psychopathic killer. Compelled to rescue her, Sonia travels to a quaint town where handsome William steals her heart. Despite her passionate feelings for him, she’s relentless in pursuing Margaret.
Is Sonia’s analysis correct? Is Margaret in love with a psychopath? Is he planning to kill Margaret? Or, is Sonia avoiding intimacy by chasing a phantom?
Mysterious events pull Dana into danger.
Still mourning her husband’s death, Dana moves to a transitional neighborhood. Across from her house, mysterious events occur at Eddie’s Garage. As she finds herself immersed in Eddie’s problems, she faces dangers and has a chance to shed her internal ‘widow’s weeds’.
Two strangers share a common traumatic bond: each experienced childhood sexual abuse. While chaperoning a youth group on a camping trip, Sam quickly relates to Charley’s signs of depression, confusion, and inordinate fear. Despite wanting to forget her deepest dark secret, Sam feels compelled to help the teen. In the shadow of external peril, the women struggle to resolve internal conflicts.