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Quail Crossings, settled in the sweeping plains of the Texas panhandle, has always been Alice Brewer’s forever place. Having spent her first full year away at college, she has gained a new appreciation for her peaceful home and new friend, Walter. Walter jumps at the chance to work at Quail Crossings when the opportunity presents itself. Not only does Walter want to learn his chosen trade of agriculture, but he also wants to be closer to Alice who has resisted his romantic advances.
The peaceful summer Alice has envisioned with her family and friend quickly dissolves as a stranger arrives proclaiming Quail Crossings as his own. Between the stranger and a natural disaster, the only home Alice has ever known could be destroyed forever.
Alice and the whole clan must put their lives in danger to save the very thing that has brought them together … Quail Crossings ... or say goodbye to it forever.

Coming soon to Amazon, Kindle, Smashwords, and Nook.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.




Devastated to learn of the death of her summer love, Tyler Peck, Jessica Collins can’t imagine loving anyone else. Her heartbreak turns to joy when Tyler begins to visit her in her dreams, creating a beach paradise for only the two of them to share.
Soon all Jessica wants to do is sleep in order to spend time with Tyler. Her real life is slipping away into dreamland. Her mother, sick with worry, forces Jessica to take a job at the local library with the hope Jessica will stop sleeping her life away.
Jessica finds herself in unlikely friendships with an aspiring author named Eric Wheeler and an eccentric old woman named Betty. Working together with Eric on his manuscript and helping Betty fill in the pieces of her past, Jessica finds herself torn between choosing a real life for herself or staying in her dream world where summer never ends.

Available on Amazon, Kindle, Smashwords, and Nook.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.




What turns an event into an unforgettable memory?
Is there an occasion you wish could have lasted longer? Which holiday is your favorite? Which season? Which event helped redirect your life?
Bartlesville WordWeavers have composed poetry, essays and short stories about significant life celebrations. Memories birthed some of the writings. Others reveal the author’s imagination. Some will tug at your heart or make you smile. Some may give you pause as you weigh the author’s thoughts.
This collection shares the talents of a variety of authors and makes a great gift for avid readers.
Profits from WordWeavers' anthologies help sharpen and encourage writing skills of its members.

Available on Amazon.





Evangeline has never failed a client and doesn’t intend to start now. Unfortunately for Evangeline, Andrew Knight is proving to be her toughest case yet. He is an alcoholic and compulsive gambler, but worse than that he is bent on revenge. Evangeline must find a way to keep Andrew from falling into the depths of despair caused by his need for vengeance, while insuring she doesn’t fall for him.  

Available on Amazon.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.









World War II is finally over and Dovie Grant is thrilled that her loved ones are finally coming home. As Dovie’s longtime love, Gabe Pearce, and her adoptive son, Elmer Brewer, return home, the family is overjoyed. The happiness of their reunion is cut short when the news that Dovie’s son-in-law, Evalyn’s husband, Robert, is missing in action.
Even with Robert MIA, there is a ray of light when the Brewer’s long lost sister, Ellie arrives in their hometown, Knollwood, TX. With little information regarding her troubled past, Dovie takes Ellie home to Quail Crossings without hesitation, hoping to start the healing process for the young girl who now refuses to speak.

As Ellie deals with a lifetime of abuse, Elmer adjusts to life off the battlefield, and Evalyn aches for her lost love. Dovie is quickly realizing that the Germans may have surrendered but the battle at home is just beginning.

Published by LilyBear House, LLC.







No one expects Evalyn Brewer to return to Quail Crossings from California married with a child, and that includes Evalyn. She had dreams of Hollywood stardom, not dirty diapers and pigs. But when Robert Smith, a country boy from head to toe, offers her and her daughter a chance at a normal life, reputation intact, Evalyn can’t help but accept. Little does Robert know, Evalyn is keeping a huge secret. While Evalyn’s family members deal with prejudice in 1940s Texas, fertility, changes of the heart, and even a ghost come back from the dead, Evalyn must fight for her family or lose everything she has grown to love.


Available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Walmart.com and Kindle.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.









When Ivory Birdsong wandered out of the Ozarks at the age of seven, she only knew two things: her name and that she loved birds. Growing up, she continued her love of birds by studying ornithology and searching for the elusive and possibly extinct ivory-billed woodpecker. During a field study Ivory finds herself in a fairy tale world, that not only provides answers to the mysterious ivory-billed woodpeckers, but to her mysterious past.

Available on Amazon.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.

Alexis Dragonheart is finally opening her dream shop in the cozy little town of Stonehollow. Her dream becomes a bit of a nightmare when her neighbor, Mabel Keyes, decides Alexis's shop of all things occult is nothing but witchcraft and voodoo. Mabel isn't too far off, since Alexis is a witch.

Alexis tries not to worry about Mabel, knowing narrow-minded people will always exist. She has bigger problems when her mortal soul mate, Sebastian Bishop, shows up on her doorstep. They have had many affairs together during his many lives and they have always ended badly. She vows she will not go down that road again.

When a warlock, Giles Dalton, comes knocking on her door demanding the gift of everlasting life Alexis is rumored to possess. Alexis ends up turning to familiar arms of Sebastian for comfort.

Giles won’t be deterred and Alexis must find a way to save not only Sebastian’s heart, but her very life.

Available on Kindle
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.


A high school student staying true to herself.
Four cousins hoping to find reconciliation.
A couple seeking to rekindle their fire.
A group searching for the truth.

Effie helps them all when they converge upon the historic Skirvin Hotel one beautiful October weekend.
In fact, Effie has always been in the business of helping people since she was hired as a housekeeper in the 1930s. And not even her tragic death has made her stop.
From young adult, to new adult, to adult romance, with a touch of paranormal, Effie links four individual stories from four different authors.
Effie and her unofficial sightings are the inspiration for this collaborative novel by Oklahoma authors Marilyn Boone, Heather Davis, Christine Jarmola and Jennifer McMurrain. Each award winning author spins her own unique yet interwoven tale that will not only raise the tiny hairs on the back of your neck but will warm your heart as well.

Available on KindleAmazon, Barnes and Noble, and Jet.com.



Join us in letting the imagination run free in these stories of lifetime moments ranging from both fleeting and profound, humorous and heart wrenching to healing and shattering.

The Seasons of Life shares varied tales of a time in the summer where the sun both blesses and blisters, of a time in the spring where rains help us grow, but sometimes washes away. Where fall is beautiful and poignant but also dying as it prepares for the inevitable winter of equal amounts of cozy fires and bitter cold. 

Bartlesville, OK has many talented authors and we are honored to share their work with you in a WordWeavers fundraiser.

Available on Kindle, Amazon, Jet.com, and Smashwords.





Featuring Jennifer McMurrain's short, A Hot Dog.

Our dogs make us smile every day with their crazy antics and acts of love. This book is full of hilarious and heartwarming stories about the many ways our canine companions surprise us, make us laugh, and touch our hearts.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Did What? will have you saying just that, as you read these 101 humorous and heartwarming stories about our lovable, goofy, and comical canines. Whether funny or serious, or both, these stories will make you laugh and touch your heart.

Available in both paperback and ebook.
Published by Simon and Schuster.








Lia is devastated after losing both her mother and father in a carriage accident. She doesn't have long to grieve as she is now the Queen of Wintertide at the tender age of eighteen. She is stunned to find out her mother has left her a final gift, a looking glass. But this is no ordinary mirror, but the prison of the fairy Tiana. Lia vows to follow in her mother's footsteps and find a way to break Tiana free, but she has very little time to worry about freeing the fairy when a madman comes to claim her kingdom as his own.

Available on Amazon.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.






Amore takes you on a journey through the heart with five short stories filled with love in this mini anthology. Perfect for a cold night by the fire and proving love knows no bounds.

Available on Amazon.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.













Till death do you part, doesn't apply to Cooper Davis.

Cooper and Sage, inseparable since high school, hope to fulfill their dream of running Winter Song, a bed and breakfast in the Wyoming mountains. But one cold night, Sage is brought to her knees by the news of Cooper's death. Little does she know Cooper's spirit hasn't gone anywhere. He is determined to stay with Sage, so she's never alone again.

Noah Finnely, a carpenter down on his luck, can't find work and now he's being evicted. Things start looking up when the beautiful Sage offers him a partnership at Winter Song. Just one problem, she has a ghost attached to her ... and Noah can see dead people. He knows taking the job at Winter Song is a bad idea, but with his landlord threatening to confiscate his belongings and throw him out on the street; he feels he has no other choice - ghost or no ghost.

When Sage's life is put in danger, Noah and Cooper must find a way to settle their difference, or Sage might end up among the dead herself.
Available in both Amazon, Jet.com, and Kindle.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.







Take a journey with the WordWeavers as they lead you through a path filled with seasonal splendor. The stories will make you think, cry and maybe even induce the highest form of flattery for a writer; the snort laugh. Bartlesville, OK has a slew of talented authors and we are honored to share their work with you as the WordWeavers annual fund raiser.

Jennifer McMurrain has four short stories in this anthology.

Available in both paperback and eBook.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.










Tragedy has struck the small town of Knollwood, Texas and Dovie Grant finds herself dealing with the loss of her husband and daughter. Despite her grief, she still must fight to bring her remaining family through the already trying times of The Great Depression. Her father needs help on their struggling farm, Quail Crossings. She isn't thrilled that he's hired a young 18 year old boy who's caring for his three younger siblings. Surviving her grief, as well as the constant dust storms that plague the plains, will Dovie be able to put her pain aside to care for these children or be forever trapped in the darkness of the loss in her family.

Available at AmazonKindle, WalmartBarnes and Noble, Jet, and Audible .
Published by TreasureLine Publishing.






Jar of Pickles: A Short Story

An ordinary trip to the grocery store for pickles turns out to be anything but ordinary.

Available for FREE on Smashwords and Amazon.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC








Finding Hope: A Short Story

Becca finds unexpected hope during a wintery walk.

Available for FREE on Smashwords.
Also available on Amazon.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.
















Footprints in the Snow: A Short Story

Julie and her young daughter, Emily, find themselves with no place to go on a blizzardy Christmas Eve. How will Julie keep Emily's innocence intact while fighting for their very survival?

Available for FREE on Smashwords.
Also available on Amazon.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.













Emma's Walk: A Short Story

Emma and her dog, Sophie, find a mysterious balloon in the woods which leads to lost love and a reunited family.

Available for FREE on Smashwords.
Also available on Amazon.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.












Thesis Revised: A Short Story

Joella gets more than she bargains for while researching the reclusive cougar for her thesis, in an old mining canyon.

Available for FREE on Smashwords.
Also available on Amazon.
Published by LilyBear House, LLC.













From remembrances of better days in lives so dark they make us shudder, to the fearful reality of a back against a cold metal slab, comes hope that can bud on a rainy day, in being cared about for the first time, from taking the hand of a stranger, or in the smile of a recognized angel.

This anthology contains stories that flow across many genres: Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, and more; all intertwined with a basic theme that whispers sweetly of new beginnings.

Jennifer McMurrain has 1 story in this anthology.

Available in both paperback and eBook.