Kathleen
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Kathleen

After the deaths of both her husband and her son, Kathleen Larson’s only family is her wicked daughter-in-law, Tillie, and her son’s much kinder ex-wife, Carol. A widow from Homewood, Alabama and a crossing guard for the past twenty years, she is nearing sixty-eight and has only just begun to dream of her retirement. But after an accident leaves Kathleen temporarily disabled, Tillie has other plans. Several forged documents and one tall-tale later, Kathleen finds herself locked up at Lakeside Nursing Home, a run-down memory care facility run by a fake doctor with a criminal past. It’s now up to Carol to find Kathleen before Tillie steals her home and money. Kathleen captures the hearts of readers with its realistic elements and captivating characters.
Kathleen
   
In for a Dime

John O’Neal is not handling the death of his wife very well, wallowing in self pity and guilt for not recognizing the symptoms of this wife’s heart attack. Lauren, a runaway, seeks his help to cash a check. John reluctantly becomes involved in her problem and she in his.
In for a Dime
   
Passport to Danger

A vacation to visit his cousin in 1938 Germany turns terribly wrong when Billy Schmidt, an American teen, uses his cousin’s passport to get medical help. His new age makes him eligible to be conscripted into the German Army. Against his will, he is forced to contend with becoming useful to keep his identity secret. Only when he finds a way to assist the Allied war effort and is able to work to defeat the Nazis does he find satisfaction. Unfortunately, with increased usefulness to the Resistance, comes increased danger.
Passport to Danger
   
Dangerous Passage: Rescuing Jewish Children in World War II

The year is 1939 and Canada has just entered the war against Germany. The Germans conquered almost all of Europe and were poised to invade France or Great Britain. America attempts to remain neutral amid a growing feeling that it needs to be involved.

To avoid being implicated in armed robbery, Paul Fortier leaves New York to live with his relatives in Quebec. He joins the Royal Canadian Air Force when he turns eighteen and is loaned to the RAF as a gunner. In a bomber raid over Stuttgart, his plane is badly damaged. He parachutes into occupied France, damaging his leg in the landing. In his effort to reach Switzerland, he takes refuge in a barn near the border. His life is about to change in ways he cannot imagine once his presence is discovered.
Dangerous Passage
   
Buck’s War

Buck Jones was a high school student and athlete consumed with the patriotic desire to join the military to help defeat the enemy in World War II. Upon graduation in 1942 from Mineola High School on Long Island he enlisted in the marines. When his patrol plane was shot down over the Pacific, the family was notified that the entire crew was missing in action and presumed dead. One person refused to accept that determination as final.

Buck’s mother, Lena, told him before he left home that he would survive the war and return home safely. She continued to pray that he would live and not for an instant did her faith waver. Buck, using his intelligence and following an inner voice, not only survived on an island in the Pacific but dealt a severe blow to the Japanese war effort. He returned home to a few surprises.
Buck's War