My Books

Denise M. Colby Books & Writings

I am so excited to share my books & writings with everyone. My first publications include articles within compilations (see Compilations) while My Novels section takes you to the fiction series I’m currently working on.


My first Novel Series is a Historical Romance set in 1869 Sacramento, California. Click on the link below to learn more about my books.

Best-laid Plans Series


The Short and Sweet of It: When the right word is a short word is a compilation of poems and short stories all written in one-word syllables (with a few exceptions). My poem “When God Calls” is on page 77, and is based on the Bible verse Matthew 11:28-30 —Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.

Denise M. Colby writings include the Poem Titled, "When God Calls", on page 77 In this book, The Short and Sweet of It

The Short and Sweet of It: When the Right Word is a Short Word

Short and Sweet Family Album is a compilation of family stories all written in one syllable words. My article Titled “Thanks To Mom” is a tribute to my mom and is found on page 115.

Book Cover for Short & Sweet Family Album which includes an article written by Denise M. Colby Titled Thank You Mom

Short and Sweet Family Album