Frances just published her collection of short, creepy-ish stories, and will now begin the first book in her mystery/thriller series! This will be a four-book series so stay tuned!
Growing Up Neighbors
Little Deborah Harrington stared across the street the day the Michaels family moved in. Who was this family? Would she even like them?
Nicholas Michaels hated the fact he had to move away from everything and everyone in his life, but his feelings change when he meets the Harringtons. Deborah and Nicholas become the best of friends, and as the children grow up, their friendship deepens.
But when tragedy strikes, will this cause them to part ways? Or will it perhaps make them realize they may have stronger feelings for one another before it's too late? ...Read More
Next Door Neighbors
Elena Montgomery, an elderly victim of fibromyalgia, has two main loves in her life: Brian, her attractive and hard-working son; and Jill Stevens, her caring friend and next door neighbor. When Brian and Jill meet for the first time, they have a chemistry that no one can deny.
Although Jill finds herself wanting to get closer to Brian, she believes she can’t. Being hurt in the past, she vows to remain single the rest of her life, thinking it’s better not to love than to love and get burned. Brian, on the other hand, wants to get to the bottom of her fears and show her that not all men are the same. He is determined to win her trust, her heart and her hand in marriage.
Through pain, passion and pursuit, will Brian be able to prove to Jill what true love is all about? ...Read More
Long Lost Neighbors
Gregory Bronson learns he’ll soon be moving away from his neighbor and best friend, Alison Levin. When he tells her the shocking news, she feels her world is being turned upside down. What would she do without Greg? What would Greg do without her?
Fast forward fifteen years. Ali is engaged to Sean Whitman who can provide her with anything she could ever want. While vacationing, however, she runs into Greg. Suddenly she’s not so sure Sean is the one.
Greg finds himself just getting out of a bad relationship when he and Ali reunite. He can’t help but be attracted to her and wonder if the two of them could ever stand a chance.
As the two of them rebuild their friendship, the foundation for something more is set until one day they finally give in to their desires. But after they are interrupted with an emergency, Ali realizes she must make a choice. Will she choose her fiancé, Sean, and go through with a wedding that is already planned and paid for? Or will she give it all up for her friend, Greg, who could give her the one thing Sean doesn’t: all of himself? ...Read More
Neighbors Series Box Set (Books 1-3)
This box set includes all three books in Frances Hoelsema's Neighbors Series: Growing Up Neighbors, Next Door Neighbors, and Long Lost Neighbors. Each novel revolves around falling in love with the boy next door. ...Read More
What to Expect When You're NOT Expecting: Navigating Infertility
Have you been actively trying to conceive for the past 12 months or more to no avail? If you answered yes, then welcome to infertility. It's a journey like no other. It's one you never wanted to embark on, and it's definitely one you don't want to stay on for very long. But since you're here, let this book be your traveling companion!
In What to Expect When You're NOT Expecting: Navigating Infertility, Frances Hoelsema uses her own personal experiences, as well as those of many other women, to guide and inspire you on this ultra-frustrating, highly-emotional, and what feels like an extremely-lonely journey.
If you've got questions...there are answers!
If you need tips...plenty are provided!
If you need someone to understand...these women do!
If you're feeling alone...be assured you're not!
Whether you've just begun your infertility journey, or have been on it for quite some time, there is something for everyone. From astounding statistics, to real life examples, to concrete sources of hope, this is one book you won't want to be without.
So sit tight and buckle up! The journey will be bumpy, but with What to Expect When You're NOT Expecting: Navigating Infertility by your side, you've got this! ...Read More
Unfortunate Events: 31 Short Stories
Life is often unpredictable. Many times, bad things happen that no one would ever see coming, not even ourselves. And such is the case for the people in each of these stories. Some will be attacked by vicious animals, while others navigate through wild weather. The rest will find themselves in freak accidents, coming face to face with the supernatural, being a part of something out of this world, and many other situations that can only be described as unfortunate.
With traces of romance, adventure, humor, thrill, and mystery woven in, there is a story for anyone looking for an entertaining read while being short on time. And with just the right blend of horror and tragedy, this collection will leave you dreading the possible. ...Read More