4.29 rating on Goodreads
3.6 rating on Amazon
Ghosts of Manitowish Waters



13 and up  


"Powerful. Clever. A solid ... choice for both girls and boys.

Publishers Weekly


Fifteen-year-old Tess O'Brien can't take her overprotective father any longer. When the adventure of a lifetime literally lands at her feet, she can't resist it or Cain, the Ojibwe bad boy who just wants her gone. As she flees into the woodlands on his mysterious Indian quest, Tess soon discovers her past holds mysteries of its own.

4.7 rating on Amazon
4.04 rating on Goodreads
Muskie Attack
(An Up North Adventure, Book 1)

Age Level: 9 - 12 | Grade Level: 4 - 7

For Corbett Griffith III, divorce and two busy parents mean goodbye city life, hello great outdoors. When his mother sends him to his uncle’s fishing resort for the summer, Corbett feels he is doomed. But that changes when he meets 11-year-old Pike, who quickly renames him Griffy and pulls him into one mischievous adventure after another. Griffy and Pike are stunned to hear that a seventy-pound monster muskie is on the loose. They resolve to catch the ferocious fish, no matter what. Think alligator. Think prehistoric beast. Think mean. Will they be able to catch the muskie and stop it from attacking anyone or anything?         

4.7 rating on Amazon
4.22 rating on Goodreads
Ancient Elk Hunt
(An Up North Adventure, Book 2)



Age Level: 9 - 12 | Grade Level: 4 - 7


City kid Corbett (Griffy) Griffith III is back at Whispering Pines Lodge for the summer, ready to leave his family troubles behind. When he and Pike help clean up after a massive storm, they uncover ancient artifacts hidden by the waters of Lost Land Lake. As they research the artifacts, they find themselves in a battle against a cunning, desperate archaeologist. The rewards of this prehistoric discovery belong to a new friend, and Griffy is determined to help save his business no matter what. The boys won’t abandon a friend. No way. It’s do or die now. Can they protect their find?               

4.25 rating on Goodreads
3.4 rating on Amazon
Snakehead Invasion
(An Up North Adventure, Book 3)



Age Level: 9 - 12 | Grade Level: 4 - 7

City kid Corbett “Griffy” Griffith III can’t wait for summer vacation to begin. The twelve-year-old’s annual trip to his uncle’s fishing resort promises more than adventure and mischief this time around. It offers Griffy a much-needed break from his mom’s new boyfriend in Chicago. When a vicious snakehead fish is caught in Lost Land Lake, the summer takes a sudden and disastrous turn. Strange events lead Griffy to one disappointment after another. He and Pike must unravel a mystery that pits them against a trusted friend and an invasive species fierce enough to ruin the lake and the livelihood of everyone on it. Can Griffy and Pike save Lost Land Lake before it’s too late?             


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