Opening Doors debuts

A life of grit, gratitude and giving.

Extraordinary entrepreneur Jim Swenson opens up about his hard road to success…and what he learned along the way. Your purchase supports Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library book-gifting program!

Now available on Amazon (Kindle and print) and Barnes & Noble print.

About Jim Swenson

Jim Swenson started life on the wrong side of the tracks. But he didn’t stay there. With guts and the right person’s helping hand—at precisely the right time—he proved nothing’s impossible.

She wants a best girlfriend. She gets one: Marilyn Monroe.

A reluctant, curvy Cinderella’s world is rocked when the superstar comes to town to film Some Like It Hot. Part Hollywood fantasy, part romance, part ghost story and wholly unforgettable! Read Chapter 1.

Now available on Amazon (Kindle and print), Apple iBooksKobo, Nook, Smashwords, Walmart and Barnes & Noble print.

A uniquely Californian family saga

The first installment in The Blossom Trilogy, Blossom is an epic love story compared to the film Titanic, but on burning and shaking land. It ranked in the Top 10 on Amazon’s “Hot New Releases” list.

Blossom ordering instructions

Now available on Amazon (Kindle and print), Apple iBooks, Nook, Barnes & Noble (ebook and print), Walmart and Smashwords

Blossom’s journey continues…

After escaping a disaster, she goes on a road trip in a wagon…with a man she’s known for five days!

Order the novella!

Blossom on the Road of Dreams is available on Amazon (Kindle and print), Barnes & Noble (print and Nook), Kobo, Apple iBooksWalmart and Smashwords.

Dreaming up a bombshell of a story

While in the middle of The Blossom Trilogy series of historical romances, karma or fate or destiny made it impossible not to write My Friend Marilyn. There were too many signs to ignore.

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In the spotlight

Coronado Eagle & Journal showcases My Friend Marilyn and its author.

Blossom Book Trailer

What were Nob Hill and Chinatown like in 1906? This video includes film footage of San Francisco taken just days before the great quake.

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