Ruben D. Gonzales
"Murder on Black Mountain"
~ a North Carolina mountain mystery~
Emma Shaw returns to her N.C Blue Ridge Mountain home to bury her big brother, the small town chief of police, who died in a mysterious accident. Follow Emma as she faces the demons of her past under the shadow of Black Mountain. Published by Fire Star Press and available now at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08GK9KRDJ
"The Cottage on the Bay"
~a North Carolina historical novel~
A Civil War family saga of Martha Stewart Thorpe and her life in the Cottage on the Bay as she navigates through Southern reconstruction in search of atonement, redemption, and love.
“Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul.”
— Joyce Carol Oates
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