Published in September, 2008 Water Signs: A Story of Love and Renewal is a loosely autobiographical tale of first love, second chances, spiritual renewal, personal growth and patriotism.
Madeline Rose is a beautiful woman of 25-the daughter of a prominent Philadelphia neurosurgeon. Despite her family’s support, she battles formidable insecurities, thanks to a recent, bitter break-up and a turbulent adolescence. Unsure of her future, she struggles to live up to her potential and her highly educated pedigree.
Adjusting to civilian life after four years in the United States Navy, handsome, affable and ambitious Ken Lockheart has two major goals: to rise above his blue-collar, Shore town roots and to marry his true love. Though the epitome of the all-American male, he retains a basic humility borne of a relentless work ethic and an inner drive to succeed.
When a chance encounter in a Somers Point nightclub initiates an unexpected relationship, neither one of them is prepared for the ensuing odyssey of heartbreak, personal growth and spiritual development that leads them full-circle to a Divinely guided conclusion.