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Volume One Desperate Measures; Forbidden Lore; Forever Lost; The Hourglass; Sail with Me Volume Two Broken Promises; Deception; Endgame; Malice; The Portrait Volume Three Hidden Lies; Nightmare; Payback; The Night Stalker; Turning Point Volume Four Abducted; Cunning; Enamored; Reckless; Safeguard Volume Five Bloodlust; Illusion; Manhunt; Pandemic; Revenge

In her quest for immortality, Lilly considers a Satanic covenant before the portal closes on All Hallows’ Eve in Bloodlust. When Felicity meets exotic Seth on a flight to Luxor, her fairy tale vacation is threatened by tomb robbers in Illusion. Manhunt finds Tami and Mick suspecting the newest member of their team while planning one final heist at the Diamond Exchange. Dr. Brenda Lancaster must develop a cure for a mutated pathogen before mankind becomes extinct in Pandemic. Angela plots her husband’s death in Revenge, unaware it may cost her the freedom she seeks.

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When the daughter of a wealthy entrepreneur is kidnapped, Agent Richards races against time to find her in Abducted. In Cunning, newlywed Charlotte von Lichtner is obsessed with Transylvanian folklore when she encounters her husband’s mysterious kinsman. Enamored finds Lady Margaret besotted with a younger man whose intentions are suspect in their unorthodox relationship. Will the murderer succeed as he flees the crime scene in Reckless? Doctor/patient confidentiality is sorely tested when Sarah reveals the truth about her lover’s death in Safeguard

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 When a highly classified schematic of a prototype engine is stolen, the evidence points to an inside job in Hidden Lies. In Nightmare, Melanie’s childhood demons carryover into adulthood when she returns to her ancestral home. Detective Newport races against time to apprehend a killer targeting prosecuting attorneys in Payback. The Night Stalker is not a figment of Pamela’s imagination as she tries to convince the police that her life is in danger. While trying to identify a serial arsonist, a Fire Marshall suspects a highly decorated firefighter in Turning Point.

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Madeline’s personal feelings clouds her judgment in Broken Promises where she must choose between love and obeying the law.  When the guilty walk, a vigilante executes the criminals in Deception.  Endgame finds a government researcher running for her life after discovering a horrific CIA secret in the isolated facility.  A modern day Don Juan’s life is turned upside down in Malice when he is falsely accused of rape.  In The Portrait, Holliday is obsessed with a formidable ancestor whose spirit wishes to possess her soul.

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In “Desperate Measures,” you will learn of human cloning experiments gone awry.  “Forbidden Lore” beckons Arianna and Ethan into a haunted cemetery where you will discover how they survive the night.  Star-crossed lovers who refuse to accept the inevitable rise to a surprise ending in “Forever Lost.” In “The Hourglass,” the weakness of human character is exposed when Flair makes a covenant with the Devil. “Sail with Me” is a slice of life read about the confessions of a military brat who changes his life against all the odds.

Short Stories included in anthologies

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"Out of the Depths" by Mary Ann Bernal is featured in the Green Wizard Publishing anthology, "Reality Bites

"Murder in the First" by Mary Ann Bernal is featured in the Independent Author Index Short Story Compilation, Volume 1

"Murder in the First" tells the story of one woman’s quest for vengeance. As judge, jury and executioner, she decides the fate of the man responsible for her plight, but things go terribly wrong, and the predator becomes the prey

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“The Ritual” by Mary Ann Bernal is featured in the Independent Author Index Short Story Compilation, Volume 2

The Ritual is a story about an impressionable young woman’s initiation into a modern-day pagan sect on All Hallows’ Eve in a mausoleum. She becomes terrified when she witnesses the first initiation amidst a raging storm and flees for her life, but will she survive the tempest?

“Deadly Secrets” by Mary Ann Bernal is featured in the Independent Author Index Short Story Compilation, Volume 3

Lysandra is seeking a new life in America, finding love and happiness in a small college town while hoping to forget her past. However, she meets someone who knew her by another name, threatening the life she hoped to build. Can they trust each other to keep their dark secrets or will one of them be betrayed?

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“Betrayal” by Mary Ann Bernal is featured in the Independent Author Index Short Story Compilation, Volume 4

Betrayal is a story about one woman’s decision to give herself completely to the man she loves, in body, mind, and spirit. She reveals a life-threatening secret, trusting her husband completely, but is he deserving of her trust?


  1. Have your books on my reading list! Am looking forward to reading them!

    1. Enjoy the adventure and thank you for your support.

  2. My copy of The Briton and the Dane the complete trilogy has arrived ... it's a gift for my mother ... she'll love it!

  3. Thank you Ngaire for your interest in my work.