FRANÇOISE AND THE REVOLUTION – 200 pages -
Historical Romance - Steamy
This book depicts the life and times of everywoman Françoise Dubois, from her childhood in the farmland of France, to the court of Louis XVI, to the streets of Paris during the French Revolution.
THE DAY AFTER VALENTINE’S DAY- 1385 words
A young wife examines the relationship she has garnered with her
husband when she discovers his Valentine's Day gift to her.
THE SNOWS OF SOUTH MIAMI BEACH – 1663 words
A senior citizen from Brooklyn finds a way to pay her respects to American casualties of the conflict in Iraq. *
THE WITCH’S STATEMENT – 1000 Words
From her statement to the police, a modern-day witch weaves her tale of revenge after she is victimized by a hostile neighbor
BLUE CARPET – 1512 Words
A murder mystery story about a woman who has reached the end of her tether in her suburban marriage.
THE TRIAL OF PHRYNE BEFORE THE AREOPAEGUS – 3518 words. A renown Athenian courtesan is put on trial for impiety in ancient Athens. *
A round-robin work with Florida Writers' Association members from Orlando. For Chapter 2, link to www.davelapham.com
MADRIGAL KNIGHTS (PARTS I, II, & III) – 1500 words each
Christmas Trilogy. A brave knight discovers the conflicts of morality in his crusades experience and returns home to the estranged family he left behind.
ODE TO THE FIREFLIES - 521 words
A child's adventure with the reality in a dysfunctional family and the fantasy of fireflies.
TWO SOLDIERS - 471 words
After the 1986 explosion at Chernobyl, two American soldiers examine their private concepts of the term "enemy."
* nominees for FWA's Royal Palm Literary Award