- 2017 INDIES Winner
- Honorable Mention, Romance (Adult Fiction)
The Merino Rose. Ted Spencer has a hard enough time believing the celebrated violin really exists. The stuff of legend, the exquisite Guarnerius has been missing for centuries, but now it holds only heartache for Ted. Ted met Olivia de la Vega in high school. Soul mates from the start, they should have spent their lives together, but careers, fate, and family got in the way. Will the Merino Rose reunite the star-crossed lovers, or will their love remain the melancholy sound of distant violins?