Books

I had the joy and the honor of co-writing a book about the miracles and mishaps of Torry Martin in Alaska. Torry, a comedian, actor, writer, and hippie, fled from California to the wilderness of Alaska, searching for answers to life’s big questions. He found what he was looking for…and...

The Lincoln League

Invisible people make the best spies. John Scobell, a former slave, has been treated as an invisible man for all of his life. Now he is a spy for the Union, and he collects secrets in northern Virginia as the Civil War marches down upon the land. But he has...

The Vanishing Woman

In 1848, Ellen Craft escaped from slavery by hiding in plain sight. Ellen, a slave from Macon, Georgia, took trains and steamboats north, surrounded by hundreds of people. But no one really saw her. They saw only a white man, an ailing planter from Georgia. Ellen's mother was a slave, but...

The Puzzle People

How do you complete a 600-million-piece puzzle and solve two murders? Those were the questions facing Annie O'Shea in this Cold War cold case mystery based on the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall. The year is 1989, and the Berlin Wall is coming down. The East German secret...

The Disappearing Man

"Go and get a box, and put yourself in it." Henry Brown heard those words, but he didn't know if he could believe them. A voice was telling Henry, a slave from Virginia, to climb into a wooden box and mail himself to freedom. The Disappearing Man is based on one...