Published Works

The Forever Series

Only when you let go of yesterday can you find yourself in forever…

This series takes you through the lives of couples with tragic pasts, who must find a way to put their tragedies behind them to find the love of their life.

Forefor-inn-3dver Innocent
Top 5 iTunes ~ Top 50 BN ~ Top 125 Amazon
The book that started it all.
A young couple reunites four years after the death of their newborn drove them apart
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 For-Lov-3dForever Loved
The shattering sequel to Forever Innocent
that all the fans asked for
Gavin and Corabelle discover one last secret from their past
Amazon
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iBooks

 

For-Shelt-3dForever Sheltered
Hospital art therapist Tina is quite positive that she doesn’t need stony Dr. Darion in her life. What she doesn’t count on is that maybe he needs her.
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ForBoundForever Bound
A hitchhiking musician running from his past and singing for tips across the US spends a single night with a spunky pink-haired girl, only to discover that sometimes, one night can be the beginning of forever.
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The Vigilante's Lover series (as Annie Winters)

Romantic Suspense from the thriller writing duo Annie Winters and Tony West

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A small-town girl replies to the passionate letters of a prisoner,
only to be kidnapped and thrust into an underground world of spies.
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The MMA Fighter Series (as JJ Knight)


Uncaged-Box-CoverThe Uncaged Love Series

An MMA fighter living in the shadow of his pro boxing father begins training a young woman with powerful raw talent, sparking a love affair that could jeopardize them both.
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Fight-for-Her-1-hardcover3dThe Fight for Her Series
An MMA fighter is determined to become a champion to win back the heart of his first love and be a real father to their young daughter.
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The Baby Dust Books

BabyDust-3D Baby Dust
Five women become friends after having a miscarriage

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Stella-3D

 

Stella and Dane
When a whirlwind affair turns tragic, a young couple must decide if their love runs deeper than their reputations.

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Short Works

“When Only a Bad Boy Will Do.” Simply Solo. February 2012. (Personal Essay.) Read it online.

“Motion Blur.” Exhale Magazine. December 2011. (Personal Essay.) Read it online.

“How to Stalk an Agent without Invoking a Restraining Order.” Sprouts Magazine. Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), New Jersey. May 2010. (Humor Article.)

“Forget the Rules and Make the Leap.” The Writer Magazine. Vol. 122, Issue 3. Waukesha, Wisconsin. March 2009. (Humor Article.)

“Our Fingers Are Gonna Fly Now: Dispatches from the Austin NaNoWriMo ‘Rocky’ Write In.” About.com. Chicago, Illinois. Nov. 20, 2008. (Article and Photo Spread.) Read it online.

“Teaching Kids Nature Photography.” Austin Family Magazine. Austin, Texas. April 2008. (Article and Photo Spread.)

“Austin NaNoWriMo Nature Write-In.” About.com. Chicago, Illinois. Nov. 23, 2007. (Article and Photo Spread.) Read it online.

“The Nuvaring.” 34th Parallel. Vol. 1. Issue 1. Irving, California. July 2007. In August 2008 “The Nuvaring” was chosen as an example of the literary magazine’s style for their web site. (Short Story) Read it online.

“Writing on the Road.” The Scribe. Writers’ League of Texas. Austin, Texas. October 2006. (Humor Article)

“Single Edged Blades.” Farfelu Magazine. Vol. 1, Issue 2. Austin, Texas. March 2006. (Short Story)

“The Good Gun.” The First Line. Vol. 4, Issue 3. Plano, Texas. September 2002. (Short Story)

Elements of Language, First Course. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. Austin, Texas. 2001. (Book chapters.)

Elements of Language, Second Course. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. Austin, Texas. 2001. (Book chapters.)

Elements of Language, Third Course. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. Austin, Texas. 2001. (Biography of Robert Frost.)

“First Day of School Activities.” New Teacher Advocate. Juried Publication of Kappa Delta Pi. Indianapolis, Indiana. 1998. (Article)

Issues in Rural Independence. Baylor College of Medicine. Houston, Texas. 1994. Editor, Contributing Author. (Book series.)

 

Contests

Jinnie Wishmaker. June 2010. Second Place. Middle Grade Novel Division. Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Contest. Premise: An 11-year-old girl discovers she can grant any living thing its one true wish.

Jinnie Wishmaker. June 2009. 2nd Round, top 25%. Page International Screenwriting Awards. Total entries: 4,400. Logline: An 11-year-old girl discovers she can grant any living thing its one true wish.

Helena the Muse. October 2006. First place. Mainstream Novel Division. Abilene Writer’s Guild. Premise: A young woman, chemically restrained in a high-end mental ward after setting her poet-lover’s house on fire, projects herself into the lives of history’s greatest artists, becoming the muse who inspires their most famous works. Literary Fiction.

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Interviews

Tauszik, Karleen. “A Wish Come True for D.D. Roy.” KidsEbookBestsellers.com. Dec. 2011. Read it online.

Phillips, C.L. “Black Friday Reading with Jinnie Wishmaker.” Working Stiffs. Nov. 2011. Read it online.

Prystup, Catherine. “Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Month.” Livemom.com. Oct. 2011. Read it online.

“Learning about Baby Dust.” Caring for Carleigh. Oct. 2011. Read it online.

“Story Book Apps for Kids.” Austin American-Statesman. Oct. 2011. Read it online.

Breit, Nicole. “Interview with Deanna Roy.” Hubpages.com. May 2011. Read it online

Prystup, Catherine. “Featuring Deanna Roy.” Livemom.com. May 2008. Read it online.

Sheridan, Trace. “Murderous Gig.” 34th Parallel. Vol. 1. Issue 1. Irving, California. July 2007.

Scheeres, Julia. “Stillborns Re-Touched by an Angel.” Wired.com. July 8, 2002. Read it online.

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Photography

“Our Fingers Are Gonna Fly Now: Dispatches from the Austin NaNoWriMo ‘Rocky’ Write In.” About.com. Chicago, Illinois. Nov. 20, 2008. (Article and Photo Spread.) See them online.

“Teaching Kids Nature Photography.” Austin Family Magazine. Austin, Texas. April 2008.

Partnered with LiveMom to provide photography. February 2008.

Amy’s Ice Cream in Westlake held a gallery show of Deanna’s Butterfly Babies images January-June 2008.

“Austin NaNoWriMo Nature Write-In.” About.com. Chicago, Illinois. Nov. 23, 2007. View them online.

Deanna’s image of a child in a lily was used as a sample image throughout Mpix, a photography site. 2003-2008.

Finalist. Austin American-Statesman wildflower photo competition. April 2003.

“Photographer of the Month” through Kodak’s professional photography web site for ProShots. July 2002.