The Violet Hour
Cassandra Green has everything - beauty, wealth, a loving husband and a clever daughter. But is it enough? Cassandra and her husband Abe are on the deck of their boat on a summer afternoon in the San Francisco Bay. There is a terrible row. Cassandra has been unfaithful. Again. In a fit of rage, Abe throws himself off the boat. So begins The Violet Hour, an unsettling story of a marriage, of rich lives and the American dream, squandered.
Winner of the Premio Ojo Critico and Premio Tigre Juan, "The Violet Hour "is the celebration of a life cut short. A deeply moving memoir that shows us the inner life of a man confronted with his own limitations."Children who lose their parents are orphans, and those who have to close their spouse's dead eyes are widows and widowers. But we, the parents who sign the documents authorizing our children's funerals, we have no name, no civil status.
The only true destiny is love. And love is not always about happy endings. Michelle Keller-Jarvis doesn't know it yet, but she's going to die. Beautiful, rich and an immortal werewolf, no one suspects how ready she is to risk everything to keep her daughter, Logan, safe from Xavier's royal clutches. The Midnight Hour, a Violet Hour Series novella, is Michelle's story of a plan eleven years in the making gone horribly wrong.
Secrets. Allegra Teagarden, a musical prodigy, flees her father's dominance and abuse while touring in pre-civil war Charleston, South Carolina. Plagued by depression over her mother's suicide during their previous visit, she escapes in an effort to piece together the details behind her mother's mysterious demise. Secrets. Down to her final coin, Allegra happens on Charleston's Fancy, the first southern amusement park, which is searching for musicians for its orchestra.