Thelma’s Books

Novels in Women’s Contemporary Fiction

Genre: Women’s Fiction
Night Cries … a novel about two sisters haunted by the same past
A domestic thriller about survivors of teenage sexual abuse

Erica – In healing from her past, she uncovers a sex scandal that rocks Chicago. Fired from her job as a journalist, she flees to small-town Wisconsin, where she deals with the consequences of a one-night stand. Through all the upheaval, she never forgets the sister she left behind.

Lindsey – Years ago, she was on a destructive path of drugs and prostitution, and one man offered a way out. But marriage to Kurt is now a trap. Her husband has one driving ambition: to make it as a first-rate restaurateur. When a competitor steals his clients, he fights for survival. The only thing he never counted on losing is his wife.

He’ll do anything to get her back, even if someone must die.

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Genre: Psychological Suspense
ConneXions … a dating site where lonely women have become prey
Eleven women have been strangled in Montreal. While homicide investigators seek their man, a copycat killer has found the perfect cover-up.

Kyle uses a popular dating site to target his prey – “attached” women seeking intimate encounters.

Dana is studying why women have affairs for a thesis in psychology, and arranges interviews with women through ConneXions. She links the killer to the dating site.

To prove her theory, she, too, must play his game.

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This novel was selected as a Readers’ Favorite and described as a “nail-biting book on the essence of online dating” in an independent review.

Genre: Paranormal Romance/Fantasy (mermaid)
SeaStruck: Two men … one mermaid desperate to conceive
In a race against time, a mermaid finds the perfect mate but an ancient curse binds her to another man.

Encounters with mortals brought Lura nothing but grief. All the same, when she sees a man drowning in the Gulf of Mexico, a sacred law compels her to save him.

Before the moon cycle ends, she must mate with a human in hopes of conceiving. It’s the only way to preserve the ancestral memories of her dying race….

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Short Read – Genre: Fantasy
Heart of Stone: a contemporary fairy tale
Following a wager of the gods, a statue of Aphrodite come-to-life has 30 days to find true love.

After 200 years trapped in granite, Daphne will do anything to stay alive. However, she’s past her prime as a woman and the pockmarks on her face reflect her prolonged exposure to acid rain.

Without the advantages of youth or beauty, how can she find her match before her time runs out?

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