Wynn Baxter returns to Willow Island to study rare plant life and welcomes the opportunity to investigate the mysterious circumstances of her father's death. But the truth gets complicated as twenty year-old memories begin to surface. What Wynn learns will shake her emotional foundation. A haunting story of forgiveness, science, murder, and other matters of living.
I have a double major in Special Education and English with a minor in Theater. In high school I worked summer stock at my older brother's professional theater. Presently, I hold five teaching certificates. I am the Special Education Coordinator for Denton County Juvenile Justice Alternative Program. I traveled overseas as a missionary for two years before helping with pastoring a church. I have two grown children and two grandchildren. I live near Dallas, Texas. To date, my literary works include approximately two hundred articles in magazines such as: Live, Lookout, Mennonite, Christian Reader, Decision, Breakthrough and Today's Christian. Other short stories appear in the books: A Match Made in Heaven, Stories from the Heart, The Evolving Woman, and in the New York Times bestseller, In The Arms of Angels by Joan Wester-Anderson. Ann Spangler also used one of my stories in her book, Help! I can't stop Laughing. Another two-dozen stories have been published in the Chicken Soup books. One story, "Mom's Last Laugh", was re-enacted for a PAX-TV program: It's a Miracle. I co-authored a thriller, The Chase, for Revell and sold 14,000 copies. My second book, The Replacement, was released in June 2006. The Candidate was released July, 2007. Wildcard was released in 2009 by The Wild Rose Press, followed by The Christmas Edition, The Valentine Edition, and The Easter Edition by White Rose Publishing. The Chase is in production to become a major motion picture by Enthuse Entertainment.