When membership records for the Ku Klux Klan were discovered in my little town of Noblesville, Indiana, it made headlines in the New York Times and L.A. Times. My father clearly didn’t want me meddling with the memory of his father; although after I found my grandfather’s Klan membership card in these records, he admitted that when he was a boy his father dressed him in the white hood and robes.
With my son as a consultant, this 6-book series features 15-year old Minerva Madison as the heroine prophesized to find the ninth fold in time and, you know, save the world from a dark and tragic fate. Along the way, Minerva must learn to use powers which have recently come to her during star-ascension and navigate high school and small town Wyoming.
Inner Harbor is a screenplay based on the 1857-1858 whaling voyage of the Lady Franklin to Baffin Island through the perspective of the ship captain’s wife, Margaret Penny
KICKING THE FIREBIRD
Loosely based on the ballet production of Igor Stravinksy’s Firebird in New York City in 1949, and beginning somewhere at the dawn of prehistory when the consciousness of humanity first accepted the magical mythical misunderstood bird, Kicking the Firebird is about the power of love and dance and creativity gone amuck, in the past as well as in the far-flung future.
REACHING FOR HAVOC
Reaching for Havoc begins with its protagonist returning home from work to find his wife missing and the words Havoc, New Mexico written on their front door; he soon discovers no such place exists. It is an off-beat odyssey (with a historical edge) about looking for things that have been intentionally lost.