Bio: N. C. Anderson was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, married her high school sweetheart, spent 21 years being a military wife and mother of seven, and now resides in the Sierra Nevada foothills in California, where she is surrounded by supportive family members and loving critters. Ms. Anderson is previously published in short fiction and non-fiction.
Things really get hot for wealthy business woman and artist Jessica Simon when she decides to overcome her dread of men caused by a childhood trauma. The strong masculine types frighten her; their hands terrify her, reminding her of being completely helpless. A way to confront her male-anxiety problem arises when Jessica's father Edward reads some character defaming press articles about Jess and decides to become a better father by stepping into Jess's life with the aid of Grady Bowman. But Jess... more info>>
When Maggie Rand's estranged husband Joshua and adopted sons are killed in an acciden, Maggie finds herself alone and pregnant--and pursued by Josh's ex-boss, Kenneth Remley. Remley insists that she has major financial obligations brought on by her husband, and he needs her acquiescence in serious business matters. If she refuses to cooperate he will have to consider her a liability--one he will have to eliminate.
Four-year-old Penny climbed on the brocade couch and put the phone receiver to her ear, then carefully punched the numbers, just the way her mother had taught her. "My mommy and Suzie Q's mommy and daddy are hurt," she said clearly. "Men were here and hurt them." She listened. "Our street is Elmhurst. Okay, I won't hang up." Penny turned her head and looked at her mother, who was sprawled on the floor. "They will come, Mommy. I'm not to hang up."