Rubies and Other Gems
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My new book, Rubies and Other Gems - the Novel, is for fans of women's fiction. I might also add that it has a time-travel twist to it.
A one-night stand in her dreams isn’t the worst thing that can happen to Lily’s shaky marriage. Unless it involves a real man who lived and died years before she was born.
Transported through time by her grandmother’s ruby jewelry, Lily is appalled when she discovers Daniel, her dream lover, isn’t a dream after all. But she’s entranced by the simpler nature of times gone by and can’t resist going back again. But only after imposing strict rules on herself. When a miscalculation keeps her away longer than planned, she’s confronted by her enraged husband, Sam, on her return. Aware she can’t make amends and steer her children in the right direction unless she stays in the here and now, Lily vows to leave the past to the past.
But in her attempt to take away the jewelry’s power, she inadvertently sends herself back without her return ticket, the rubies. Despite the kindness of an older, grayer—and married light of day if she’s not there to give birth to them. , she fears she’ll grow old and die before her loved ones are born. A far greater fear is that her children won’t ever see the