The KNOT Series, is a trilogy written to give a voice to women’s issues that are often hushed. The books follow the lives of the characters as they heal emotionally and become strong.
The Trinity Knot
Releasing the Knot of Silence
The Trinity Knot: Releasing the Knot of Silence is the first book in The Knot Series Trilogy, contemporary women’s fiction that gives a compassionate voice to the challenges women face. A sexual assault moves the plot forward as Gabriella expresses her emotions through painting and gains the courage to confront Brett, the promiscuous tennis pro, forcing him to revisit the demons from his past. Using the themes of art and tennis in the setting of the Texas Hill Country, emotional struggles are untangled as Gabriella and Brett release the knot of silence to heal and find love. 2018 New York City Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite
The Zeppelin Bend
Unraveling the Knot of Deception
A zeppelin bend is a knot that can connect two separate ropes. When under stress, the knot gets tighter.
The second book, The Zeppelin Bend: Unraveling the Knot of Deception, gives a voice to unintended pregnancy, exploring the options of abortion, adoption to raising a child as a single mother. Emotions run deep when two united families get into a knotted mess. Life becomes complicated for the main characters, Brett Matthews and Gabby King as the strength of their love is challenged. Saddled with an unexpected pregnancy to a man she no longer loves, Gabby seeks the support of her step-brother, Stan, who develops strong feelings for her and offers to be the father to her unborn baby. Will Gabby forfeit her chance for true love?
Knots That Bind
The third book, The Hitch: Knots that Bind, gives a voice to issues of depression, grief and addiction. Gabby's and Brett's lives take on new challenges with the unexpected. Then, in need of his mother's help, Stan uses his position to create a wedge of mistrust between Gabby and Brett. As Stan fights for Gabby's affection, will he get tangled in the threads he dangles? Gabby applies the lesson learned from her past and uses her voice to determine her future. But by finding her inner strength to save herself, can she also throw a lifeline and save Stan? The ending will surprise and is sure to restore your faith in love and relationships.
2019 Winner Women's Fiction New York City Big Book Award!