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Crossings: A Chinese Railroad Odyssey on Donner Summit 
A Chinese character-centered story of a brother’s bond, survival, and radically changing times.

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Phineas Gage: After the Accident Years

Living with a traumatic brain injury isn’t easy. After recuperating with the help of his sister, Gage puts himself on display at P.T. Barnum’s American Museum. Later he boards a ship bound for California during the Gold Rush. Along the way, he disembarks to drive Concord Coaches in Chile.

How did he do it? What lingering effects did his brain injury have on his family? 


Haylee and the Traveler’s Stone (book 1)

At seventeen, Haylee still looks like she’s ten years old but that’s about to change. A mysterious transformation turns her from a withdrawn wallflower into a voluptuous overnight sensation. In this contemporary Cinderella-like tale, set in 1980’s agricultural California, Haylee discovers the dark underside of a seemingly miraculous gift. After becoming a threat to everyone she cares about, she ricochets through time landing in early San Francisco. Can she find her way back? Does she want to return? Can she repair the damage she left in her wake?


*Haylee book covers have been updated. The story content remains the same.

Haylee and the Last Traveler (book 2)

Haylee’s pregnant. The best friend she hurt doesn’t want to see her or meet her newborn.  Yet, Josh’s curiosity keeps drawing him back. When painfully awkward, out-of-sync Norah from-the-future appears, Haylee and company are faced with impossible choices while exploring acceptance, forgiveness, and the power of letting go. Set in Berkeley, CA and at the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state, the conclusion of Haylee’s story is seasoned with real-life work, parenting dilemmas, and embellished with humor and communicating animals.

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Toby Bear and the Healing Light

Toby Bear becomes aware in a toy store. When gifted to a sick girl, he discovers his purpose! He shows her how to support healing using her mind and thoughts. Not just for children facing health challenges, Toby Bear and the Healing Light gently demonstrates the use of white light meditation to strengthen people of every age.