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Legally Gone 
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We all have a choice.  Do we listen to the whisperings of the Angel on our right shoulder, or to the demon on our left?

Mark Stephens’ quiet life as an artist is turned upside down. At age 42 he finally receives the opportunity he has been working for. A national gallery discovers his art and wants to make him wealthy.  

At the same time he has big problems. His current series of paintings are based on the vivid dreams he has recently been having about three girls. The trouble is, as the girls appear in his paintings, they disappear from their families, and the police are eyeing him as the primary suspect. On top of that, the real kidnappers, a group of Russians from Detroit, discover his paintings, and believe he is aware of them, endangering him and his family. 

There is a silver lining. Out of the chaos Mark discovers he has a gift. He has the Sight. He can suddenly see his guardian Angel and other more sinister beings.

The police think Mark is insane or at best a suspect. So Mark goes after the kidnapped girls to try and rescue them. 

Mark is not an action hero. He is an artist. But he does have a Guardian Angel.  

Dream Faces is a powerful new debut suspense supernatural novel about everyday heroes, self sacrifice, and the choices we make.  

An enthralling and compulsively readable debut novel that will keep the reader on the edge of their seats until the startling conclusion.

Children are disappearing all over the country and these abductions are somehow linked to each other.

A contentious divorce and custody battle leaves Brooke Sherman and her children emotionally battered but moving forward with their lives while ex-husband and father Marc Sherman is left with an anger so overpowering he would stop at nothing to secure his revenge. Brooke comes home from a much needed night out with friends to discover her children are gone. They’ve been taken by strangers from outside her parents’ home and now she must find a way to get them back.  

With the help of Eli, a local town sheriff and another parent whose daughter has been stolen from him, Brooke embarks on a journey to recover all of the lost children. Could the children really be test subjects in secret technological experiments? Why the children have been taken is a mystery that has to be solved in order to save them from a conspiracy bigger than anyone suspects.