Kaiden and Lily

The Wedding and Reception

After more than eighteen months, my son Kaiden was able to marry Lily, the woman he fell in love with in Mozambique. Here are some pictures from their December 14th wedding and reception.

Kaiden and Lily

Setting up for the Wedding: Transforming the Gym with a False Ceiling

After doing research, I decided transforming the gym with a false ceiling would be our best bet of creating something memorable out of an ordinary space.

How Far Discussion Guide by Teyla Rachel Branton

How Far Discussion Guide

How Far is a novel that brings up several important moral dilemmas. Use these questions for book clubs or individual thought.

Author's note about the novel How Far

Author’s Note about the Novel How Far

These were the questions I thought about as I began writing How Far. I wanted to show one man’s dilemma in balancing his need to protect his daughter against his duty to obey the law, and to depict his struggle in an overloaded system where there are no second chances for the innocent victims.

How Far by Rachel Branton front cover

Sneak Peek of How Far

I’m excited to announce that my newest stand-alone novel How Far will be released at the end of this month.

Signs that you're an author, you know you're an author if

Signs that You’re an Author (You Know You’re an Author When)

Are you one of those crazy authors? These signs that you’re an author are a surefire way to find out. You know your an author when . . .

Fiance visa journey

To the US from Mozambique, Fiance Visa Journey

My son’s up and down journey to bring his fiancée to the United States on a fiance visa.

All I want for Christmas

My Merry Christmas Book Memes

It’s time for some fun Christmas memes. Some of these are book memes and some are just fun. Merry Christmas!

Insight by Teyla Branton

Sneak Peek of Insight, Colony Six Book 0

When one of Reese’s sketches puts her up against a human monster bigger than anything else that might threaten the CORE, it’s a fight she might not survive.

Lisbon shows how to do cartwheels

How to do a Cartwheel (from Lisbon)

Lisbon is super excited to show off her new talent!