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A 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY means a lot to me!

25 years ago I submitted a manuscript titled, THE LAST VALENTINE to several literary agents. I was in a hospital bed recovering from a near-death bleeding event described in the audio at the "ABOUT" page at this website.  This was the second time this had happened in two years.  In fact, I used the experience of what it is like to be dying from stomach wounds to describe our hero's final hours at the end of the story. 


I share this for a reason, and it is profound; at least to me. Had I not gone through what I did, the pain and years of physical suffering too, I would not have become a published author. I would not have written THE LAST VALENTINE or 10 additional books, with more on the way. 

My condition was near fatal. I didn't expect to live long enough to see a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie starring Betty White -- The Lost Valentine -- made from my first novel, The Last Valentine in 2011. I didn't expect to make it to 2022. But here I am, healthier, alive, and still writing.  


And I did something I also had not planned for...


...I bought a bunch of ORIGINAL HARDCOVERS each time one was published. Then, instead of selling them, I stored them for some future date.  I just never got around to offering them to fans and collectors until now.  I guess I was just too tired to care.


So I am offering the original copy of THE LAST VALENTINE sold in hardcover 25 years ago, at the original price then, when you purchase the set of 4 love & war romance stories published by St. Martin's Press. All 4 for just $99.95!  


But hurry... The sale is limited to just 100 sets, then all remaining hardcovers will be subject to the individual listed price. 


That's 4 Autographed Collector Editions -- Out-of-Print Hardcovers at 1998 prices!   


A $150.00 Savings!






The Last Valentine, The Lighthouse Keeper, Ticket Home, Paradise Bay 

PRIVATE SALE -- TICKET HOME This bestselling tale of love and devotion is a mint condition Autographed FIRST PRINTING (2001) of the Bestselling Original Hardcover, TICKET HOME kept in storage for 21 years.  


One of the most beautiful hardcovers ever created by St. Martin's Press, this story of family promises between twin brothers protecting each other in World War Two and the girl they both love, will leave you begging for the film adaptation, written by the screenwriter of  Hallmark Hall of Fame's Classic and Movie of the Week, THE LOST VALENTINE.**


$49.95  Individual Price    Shipping and Handling FREE!


**For a limited time, TICKET HOME in Original 2002 Autographed Hardcover can be yours FREE with the purchase of one of the "EXCLUSIVE COLLECTOR'S EDITION" Set of 4 on sale now in the store! But hurry...


ONLY 100 SETS for sale at the low pricing offered @ $99.95 for 4 Bestselling Original Hardcovers!  A Savings of $150.00!o




TICKET HOME Limited Edition Hard Cover—Autographed

  • A National Bestseller with attached screenplay, TICKET HOME, is an epic 80-year journey through a world at war, to peace, then final redemption and forgiveness as twin brothers Norman and Lucian Parker – in love with the same girl Mary Jane – fight to keep promises and a family legacy alive.  Now in the present day, one final promise must be kept by the war's surviving brother to the other at his gravesite.  But which brother is it?