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© 2020 Megan DiMaria


Upcoming Novels

Through her novels and speaking engagements, Megan DiMaria loves to be an encouragement to women. Her upbeat personality and deep appreciation for the humor in ordinary moments creates a bond with other women as they laugh and learn that life is an adventure, one not for the weak of heart.


Megan's books affirm the value of faith and family. 


Her first two novels, Searching for Spice and Out of Her Hands are available on Amazon. 


Life is finally falling into place for forty-something photo editor, Julie Bowers. Her teens are self-sufficient enough for her to reach for her professional dream—and it looks like she’ll finally have it all. That is until her emotionally distant mother begins to make requests for Julie to perform some unusual favors. Hoping to bridge the gap that’s always existed between mother and daughter, she agrees.

But the dream job is turning into a nightmare, and her teen daughter, a victim of bullying, is drifting further and further from her. Can Julie fix the connection with her mother and save her daughter?

Meanwhile, old letters from her immigrant grandmother's family prove that seeds of dysfunction were planted generations ago. Julie becomes heir to a legacy of regrets.


Can she pick up the guilt and sorrows of multiple generations and set the cosmic scales to rights? Or will her efforts fail, along with the hopes she has for her family?

The Lady in the Locket

“Do the right thing.”


Throughout her childhood, Leni Simmons had been encouraged to live with integrity. However, when it appears her late father did the exact opposite, life no longer makes sense.


Leni decides to uncover the truth about a woman pictured in an old family locket, despite the fact that her mission goes against her husband’s wishes and jeopardizes her relationship with the only mother figure she’s ever known.


Along the way, she discovers that memories are fragile but family is worth defending.


Can she unravel the mystery of the lady in the locket without breaking her stepmother’s heart—and will the efforts be worth the trouble?

A Prisoner of Hope


Offering hope and encouragement for life, writing, and living a thoughtful life.

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