Kyle Avery, CEO of Mama Avery Foods, has been summoned to a special meeting by a note from her late mother, Virgilia Avery. When she arrives, she meets the elusive mogul Newton “Cass” Baxter, CEO of Baxter Chemicals and learns of the nearly forty year history her mother shared with Cass, as well as the obstacles they’d been forced to endure. As Kyle struggles to understand their history, she’s forced to confront the man who loved and left her, Brandon Hall, VP of Baxter Chemicals and the adopted son of Cass Baxter. Kyle and Brandon unite in love, but separate in tragedy. They are forced to deal with the sad legacy of their parent’s lives as well as their own heartbreak. It’s up to them to finally break the chains which bind their hearts and find their own path to happiness.
If you love romance stories with enough twists and turns that make readers liken it to a Lifetime TV movie, this interracial romance of two love stories in one is definitely worth the read
Continuing the Baxter Family Saga, Portrait of Gray is the story of young Grayson Baxter, first born of Julian and Joan. He’s always been the prodigal of the Baxter clan. Cared for and coddled by his mother Joan not because of love, but because of the secret in his eyes., Grayson’s approach to life becomes more self-destructive. As his younger brother Cass returns home, enters a new phase in his life as future head of Baxter Chemicals, Grayson’s drug use worsens. When he attempts to break away from the family that hates him, something goes terribly wrong, forcing him to put is life back together and start over. Just as he begins the journey towards redemption, he falls in love for the first time. But family secrets, the disappearance of Cass, and tragedy threaten to tear him and his life apart as he struggles to navigate the minefield that is the Baxter family legacy. Through life’s twists and turns Grayson finds his way from lost to found and rediscovers the love he never thought he’d find.
Characterized by readers as a story that will make you cry, Portrait of Gray is an emotional journey of tragedy, lies, secrets, love and second chances.
The third installment of the Baxter Family Saga goes back decades to the time after World War II to find answers.
When Congressman-at-large Edward Baxter and Sadie MacManus first meet, it’s business as usual. But one look at her raven hair and those amethyst eyes, and Edward knew he wanted to know more. Growing up as one of the unwanted and forgotten, Sadie took solace in fashion and was focused on her dreams of Paris. She had no time for anything else or even knew what it was like for someone to really care.
Post-WWII Washington D.C. was a place where secrets were a commodity to be bought and sold behind closed doors to the highest bidder. The last thing Edward wanted was to open himself up to that but the heart wants what heart wants.
And Sadie was his heart.
As they both find themselves happier than ever, an unexpected enemy threatens the dreams and lives of everyone Edward loves including his only son, Julian, who must do the unthinkable to save his family and the Baxter Chemicals legacy.
Story of Us answers many of the questions Cass & Grayson had about their family’s secrets, including the well-placed lie that brought their family to its knees and the one belated act of love, which finally heals the heartbreak that’s haunted them for three generations.
Book 3 in the Baxter Family saga series, Story of Us is historical fiction clothed in the contemporary. It answers questions about how the Baxter legacy was crafted by the politics of love, secrets, and well-placed lies.