New Release! Bluebird

Suspenseful Women's Fiction

Paige and Dante live a normal life with their three beautiful children, until one day devastating news threatens to shatter their mundane existence. When the worst happens Paige is confronted with taking her bi-racial children to live with her racist mom, Vivienne.

Vivienne has lived her life with a daunting web of secrets no person should have to carry. As Vivienne’s Alzheimer’s worsens she manipulates Paige into moving home—a place Paige hasn’t been in twenty years. Vivienne is frantic to finish writing her story before the disease steals the last of her memories, leaving Paige with half-truths and false security.No one knows the toll Vivienne’s unraveling secrets will exact before her tale is written.

Tragic Renewal

​Romantic Suspense with lots of twists

Harper is dealing with her recent divorce from a cheating husband and drowning her heartache in food, wine, and sleeping pills. While Harper is still struggling with the divorce, her best friend, Cara, is killed in a horrible drunk driving crash. Cara’s girlfriend and the drunk driver also died, leaving no one behind to pay for a drunken blunder that took innocent lives. The entire crash and its horrific aftermath were caught on dash-cam and released to the world by an unscrupulous secretary at the police department.
Harper receives a call about Cara’s will a few weeks after the crash. In the will Cara leaves Harper all of her belongings along with a farm, an Akita dog, and two horses. The farm is on the verge of becoming a u-pick fruit farm. Harper must decide if she can live Cara’s dream in her memory and help a depressed dog coping with the absence of his mistress. As Harper settles into her new unexpected life she learns to let go of the past and begins planning a better future.
 When the life she left behind shows up at her front door, she’s forced to confront shocking betrayal and fresh loss.

   The Rad Misfits

Young Adult - Post Apocalyptic Adventure 

Storms have destroyed the world. Radiation wreaked havoc with survivors causing everyone except pregnant   women and animals to perish. Now a group of mutant teens, horses, and a neurotic dog must go on a journey to save their people. They live life in a protected valley, but will not live long if they cannot find a cure for the sickness that is killing them. Along the way they will meet animals they’ve only seen in books, make new friends, and learn the truth about a secret one of them has been keeping.

                                                                                   

                                                                           Received a 5 star editorial review!


 


My Bio - in 500 words more or less

Marlina Williams grew up in a tiny town near Hot Springs, AR, after moving there from Lake Elsinore, CA. From 11 on she spent most of her free hours riding racehorses or cleaning stalls at a local horse farm. Joined the Air Force in 1996 and spent several years as an Airman working in Norad, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, CO, before becoming a contractor doing the same work. Currently resides and works in Panama City, FL working as a GS civilian on Tyndall AFB. She lives with her husband, daughter, two dogs, and a mini horse - that thinks he's a dog.

Sasquana: Peggies and Featherchasers

Upper Middle Grade Fantasy Adventure

An upper middle grade fantasy adventure where mythical creatures come to life—but not how you would expect.
Fourteen-year-old nerd, Kellen Lomin, has a problem. He falls over a waterfall and finds himself in another world where Pegasus, loch-ness monsters, unicorns, and other fantasy creatures are real. He soon meets a girl featherchaser (a Pegasus jockey) and an abused Pegasus. When he is offered a chance to become a featherchaser and race the mighty beasts, he is torn between returning to his grieving parents and staying in the fantasy land never to return home. The decision is taken from his hands when his rival steals the stone that controls the portal between earth and Sasquana. Kellen is the only one who can save Sasquana, but it may require his sacrifice to save the world he has come to love.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)

  Lost and Falling - Now Available

Middle Grade Social Issues and lost boxer puppy

Thirteen year old Bailey is on a collision course to meet lost boxer puppy Goldie. 
Bailey lives an overindulged supervision free life in Colorado. She used to be a sweet girl, but recent events inspired her to become an online bully. Once she starts bullying she enjoys the thrill and is egged on by "friends". After she posts a shockingly cruel message to a girl who used to be her friend, Bailey's life begins a downward spiral. When her parents discover the bullying they decide to take away all electronic devices and send her to her grandparents' secluded farm in West Virginia. 
Goldie is on track to becoming a superstar show-dog for Starbright Kennel. When a major storm causes a tree to crush part of the kennel, he tastes freedom for a short time before being captured by a caretaker. After his capture he escapes into an unfamiliar wilderness where he must survive a harrowing journey to find Bailey.