A storyteller, writer and author who wants to engage you on a voyage with characters you can emotionally relate to, in situations that capture your imagination and your heart.

Author of several novels, the two newest are available now as trade paperbacks and ebooks, and four more that were traditionally published will soon be available as e-books.

Susanne is a former New York City publishing executive and the former executive and creative director of Thurber House, a nonprofit literary center in Columbus, Ohio where she now lives and where she ran a half-marathon! Susanne loves to travel, especially to Europe (she is an ardent Francophile!), and she is an avid hockey fan.

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Latest Books

La Patrona

La Patrona Book Cover

What if in this day and age when women run for president, head up global conglomerates, ‘lean in’ in major ways, there is a woman with the strength, intelligence and guts to lead as no other woman ever has. And even more impressive and daunting, to lead an organization, a group of people no woman has ever led before. Selena del Varone, a decorated homicide cop, ethical, moral and deeply torn between family loyalty and her conscience, is a modern day heroine who first must fight herself before she can destroy her enemies.

An urban family drama of psychological tension and turmoil about one woman and one unforgettable, unforgivable act.

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La Patrona

La Patrona Book Cover

What if in this day and age when women run for president, head up global conglomerates, ‘lean in’ in major ways, there is a woman with the strength, intelligence and guts to lead as no other woman ever has. And even more impressive and daunting, to lead an organization, a group of people no woman has ever led before. Selena del Varone, a decorated homicide cop, ethical, moral and deeply torn between family loyalty and her conscience, is a modern day heroine who first must fight herself before she can destroy her enemies.

A  modern family drama of psychological tension and turmoil about one woman and one unforgettable, unforgivable act.

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Her Mother’s Daughter

Vivienne Bastain’s life is an emotional roller-coaster ride, taking her from San Francisco to Paris to New York, with one constant: her mother, a woman who re-defines maternal love from something nurturing to something suffocating. Vivienne becomes world famous as a costume jewelry designer, courted, admired, and loved—sometimes badly—and always there is her mother, Denise, plotting to take back what she believes is her possession and no one else’s: her daughter.

A sweeping novel of a mother and a daughter, the men in their lives, and the damage done in the name of love.

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Her Mother’s Daughter

Vivienne Bastain’s life is an emotional roller-coaster ride, taking her from San Francisco to Paris to New York, with one constant: her mother, a woman who re-defines maternal love from something nurturing to something suffocating. Vivienne becomes world famous as a costume jewelry designer, courted, admired, and loved—sometimes badly—and always there is her mother, Denise, plotting to take back what she believes is her possession and no one else’s: her daughter.

A sweeping novel of a mother and a daughter, the men in their lives, and the damage done in the name of love.

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