The buzz for The Proverbial Mr.Universe:
“An amazing debut novel from a new author!!” – Shrimalya Srinivasan
“Overall, this was a great book, and I highly recommend it.” – Amira Hairston
“This was a really sweet, clean, story about Olivia, Nick, and some wonderful inspirational quotes and advice from ‘Mr. Universe’. It’s a slow-burn relationship that blossoms between Olivia and Nick with the help of serendipity. […] Loved this thoughtful, well-written book, and I definitely loved the notes from the mysterious ‘Mr. Universe’.” – Amazon Customer
“If you love Fate and Destiny/Missed Connections type love stories, then you will love The Proverbial Mr. Universe as it is one of those sweet, feel-good type stories where though the characters have their up’s and down’s and obstacles – you are filled with hope that everything as Mr. Universe would say ‘Ends up as it should’.” – Paula L. Phillips
“The Proverbial Mr. Universe was a well written and beautifully romantic book! It was a fresh concept which kept me reading and not wanting to put it down! I fell in love with the characters and was sad when the book ended because it was like these people were my friends and now they were gone!” – Katie, Leave me alone I’m reading
“Dear girl with the red scarf, Love was never meant to be conquered, you have to surrender to it.Trust me. After all, I am Mr. Universe.”
When the universe conveys a message, you listen.
Olivia Montiano just caught her fiancé cheating. Now she is forced to question what she wants out of life and love. Striving to live up to her father’s unrealistic standards for the past twenty-three years, every decision she has ever made was with her father’s wishes in mind—until she finds mysterious, handwritten letters tucked away in places only meant for her. That’s when she realizes she’s been on the wrong path all along and gives her heart to a guy her father thinks is entirely wrong.
Washed-up abstract artist Nick Montgomery has had quite a few setbacks in life. He’s become accustomed to never needing anyone, thinking he’s just fine—until he meets the girl with the red scarf. She’s not his type. But the universe has other ideas. Nick has a secret he’s keeping from her, afraid it will bring their new relationship to a sudden halt.
Will they figure out what the Universe holds for them?
Coming 2017 Lyrical Lights
He was the oxidizer to my metal but sparkles only give a brief burst of light; then you’re only left in the abyss of blackness.
He went right, and I went left.
When Mable Harper gets a chance to become a fashion model, she leaves her old life behind and moves to New York. However, she quickly feels the backlash of the high-pressure and competitive career and decides maybe she wasn’t cut out for this business. After being dropped by her agent and relentlessly unlucky in love, she spends the lasts few days tying up loose ends before returning home, and that’s all she intends to do. But then her life collides with Simon Rowe. The moment she meets him, she knows it can only be bittersweet.
Simon Rowe is a fashion photographer who marches to the beat of his own drum. Never had any wish for success, only wants to keep doing what he loves without getting tangled in the hype. Simon has suffered enough loss in the past that there’s no room for anything other than his career. That is until the fateful, hot summer night he meets a golden Aphrodite. He quickly comes to her rescue and realizes she will be impossible to resist, but when he gives Mable a chance and lands her on the fashion shoot of a high-profile, glossy magazine, he sets the wheels in motion. Now he’s at risk of losing her for good if he doesn’t come clean about his past, but that would mean confronting his deep regret. He knows he broke his number one rule, and that’s never get involved with the people you work with.
In a world that’s a stage, can their love thrive under the lights?