The ReModel Marriage

If only a marriage were like a house where a little caulk and a little paint could repair life's cracks once it's fallen into disrepair.

Part women's fiction, part romance.
Fall in love with home renovation and almost empty-nesters as they rediscover what brought them together in the first place.

From the outside, Kirk and Jamie appear to have a beautiful home and the perfect marriage. Inside, the aging Craftsman is falling apart, their marriage is crumbling from neglect, and Jamie Royce wants out! Kirk, on the other hand, isn’t ready to give up on either the house or their relationship.

With their divorce scheduled for the day after their daughter’s high school graduation, Jamie and Kirk have to fix the home’s problems to lift their selling price out of the basement. Working to renovate the home together, they discover secrets—in the home, in their marriage, and in the fertility clinic that helped give them their daughter—and find themselves questioning what true love really is.

RONE Award finalist by InD'Tale; Whitney Award Finalists, 2016

Fun Fact:

1. Do you ever look at a house and wonder what stories it has to tell? One day while our son was at soccer practice, my husband and I went on a walk through Boise, and I saw a gorgeous Craftsman bungalow that I just knew had something to say--even if I was making it up.

For someone who is a "plotter" (versus a discovery writer), I sure get surprised while I'm writing and it takes the story in an entirely different direction. That's what happened when I discovered the origin of my fictionalized Craftsman.

2. At the time I started writing this book, I had written three women's fiction novels and one romance. I decided to see if it was possible to write a romance with a married couple.

3. My husband and I have done many renovation projects on our homes. If you happen to buy one of our former houses, chances are good that somewhere behind a wall, mirror, or a fireplace mantel, you'll find our initials and a year inside a heart--or even a copy of this book stashed away.

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