The McCloud Home for Wayward Girls

ISBN-13: 978-0425241318

Publisher: Penguin/Berkley

The McCloud Home for Wayward Girls, once a haven for unwed mothers, is now a bed-and-breakfast that houses three generations of women and their many secrets.


The funeral of a small Iowa town's matriarch reunites people, recalls heartbreak, resparks a romance, and brings to light the biggest secret of all.




ISBN-13: 978-07636-48442

Publisher: Candlewick Press

When sixteen-year-old California girl Katla Leblanc moves to Minnesota, the last thing she expects is to be inducted into a secret society of benevolent witches, charged with guiding hovering souls.


Nor did she anticipate the aloof Jack Snjosson, who has a few surprises of his own.


Fairy tales and Nose mythology collide with reality in this humor-packed story.


ISBN-13: 978-07636-62493

Publisher: Candlewick Press

In book two of the Stork trilogy, Katla is finally adjusting to Minnesota and her newly discovered soul-delivery duties when a snowstorm of the century brings to town a mysterious environmental scientiest, who has an unusual interest in Katla's boyfriend, Jack.


A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's SNOW QUEEN which will take the reader to Greenland, Iceland, and beyond.


ISBN-13: 978-07636-60109

Publisher: Candlewick Press

The final installment of the Stork trilogy has Katla hoping for an ordinary senior year. But when an Icelandic exchange student (a merman in disguise) arrives, Katla must find a way to break a celestial pact involving the Water Queen and the Snow Queen.


Once again, Katla and Jack discover the realms of Norse lore and more than mythology.