The second book in the
Pastor June series
available by Christmas!
In this new Pastor June adventure, Pastor June's life is interrupted once again when Detective Grimes, her ex fiance` and ex police partner, receives a ransom call about the kidnapping of his daughters. His youngest daughter, Cady was last seen with Jackson Bonnen III, the son of a wealthy accounting firm owner in South Beach, and Cady’s close friend, a social misfit nicknamed Two Touch. Both of these young men were desperately in need of a pay day and they also happened to be two of very few people who knew about the wealth of Detective Grimes' family.
We find Pastor June anxiously attempting to juggle her role as pastor of the newly expanded St. Mark Church, as well as being a new wife and foster mother. She also finds her temperament easily tested because she is overwhelmed hormonally with her first pregnancy.
Now Pastor June’s seemingly perfect new marriage to the handsome Supervising Elder Brice Howard is threatened when she is determined to resurrect her gifted detective skills in order to assist Detective Grimes with locating his daughters. Her friendship with his wife and best friend, Bettina is also in jeopardy as certain secrets are exposed. Also at risk is the pending adoption of her new foster daughter, Rosie and the health of her unborn child. And then in the midst of all these relationship dilemmas, Pastor June finds herself blindsided when personal tragedy strikes.
But this is the life that Pastor June spent so many years praying for and now that she has it, will she be able to find harmony between her ministry, marriage, family, and friendships?
** The third book of the Pastor June Mystery Series "Pastor June and the Witness: Billie's Story"
Available by Late Summer 2014
The first book in the Pastor June Mystery Series, is a Christian fiction story that begins in Sarasota, Florida and ends in West Palm Beach. It is a murder mystery wrapped in romance. The story addresses unanswered questions about different kinds of relationships familiar to everyone. This book will take the reader on an intriguing journey of spirituality, self discovery, love, and mystery, also giving the reader a peek inside church life, all the while being very entertained. It is appealing to all adult age and race demographics. After reading her book the reader will gain a new perspective about romantic, familial, and spiritual relationships.
Synopsis: When Cecily Reardon is found murdered under unusual circumstances the evidence leads Veteran Detective Mario Grimes to St. Mark Church and his one true love. Pastor June Harris, formerly a very talented police detective, left the force to pursue her call in the ministry. The first female and youngest pastor ever appointed to St. Mark Church, her arrival at St. Mark was met with much opposition from the congregation but now six years later these same people are her biggest supporters. They became her only family and she was happier than she had been in a long time.
Then when Detective Grimes, the only man she ever allowed herself to love, appeared at St. Mark seeking her help to solve the murder of one of her former church members, it forced her to reflect on the darkest time of her life. She last saw him years earlier on the night before they were to be married but he left her at the altar and married someone else without so much as a phone call. After years of resentment, and hurt is she able to help solve Cecily’s murder with the man who hurt her the most? Will she ever allow her heart to love again or will she stay solely devoted to the church family she’s grown to love?