A gun-related tragedy causes one man to question his lifelong belief in a personal freedom.

About the Book

Now available on Amazon paperback and ebook.

Guy Grant devotes his entire life to the NRA. But after a horrific personal tragedy involving gun violence, he is left grief-stricken and questioning everything he once believed in.

Teenager Sam Schuyler suffers with depression after his father leaves the family, causing him to spiral into an endless cycle of shame after he discovers he could have prevented the loss of lives in a local mass shooting.

As Guy and Sam struggle with guilt and grief, their lives come together, forever changed.

About Alice

During my 40 years as a clinical social worker/therapist, I counseled many couples in distress and gained much insight into relationship difficulties. My stories have characters who are therapists to show what really happens in therapy and how much it can help. With the right help, you can make your life better.


Alice's Poetry

My poetry arises from experiences that touch me deep inside.  It begins out of silence, first a feeling, then an image, then the words come. Sometimes they struggle to be born. Other times, they flow out fully formed.

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An unhappily married young woman

A poetry class

life lessons

And a fateful message from long ago

Alice's Latest Blog Post

Gun Violence Continues

On Monday August 28, 2023 just after 1 pm, my husband got a notice on his phone from Alert Carolina: armed and dangerous person on campus. Shelter in place. We are a few miles from the University of North Carolina campus, but there was no information about where the armed and dangerous person would be next or whether there was only one. We kept checking…

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