She continues to consult on energy economics and investing, often speaking to professional groups for their members' continuing education credits. She is multi-published on dozens of energy topics at two investor websites: Starks Energy Economics and Seeking Alpha. Her nonfiction has also appeared in Mystery Readers Journal, The Dallas Morning News, The Houston Chronicle, The San Antonio Express-News, Sleuth Sayer (MWA-SW newsletter), Natural Gas, and Oil and Gas Journal. She is the co-inventor of a US patent.
Starks has run thirteen half-marathons. She served as development co-chair, investment oversight chair, and treasurer of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library, a fund-raising and advocacy group supporting Dallas' 28-branch civic library system.
Strike Price, winner of Texas Association of Authors' 2014 award for best mystery; thriller; print edition from Nemaha Ridge Publishing Group (2014)* Returnable basis, standard wholesale terms at Ingram.
13 Days: The Pythagoras Conspiracy (Lynn Dayton Thriller #1), print edition from Brown Books Publishing Group (2006)*. Returnable basis, standard wholesale terms at Ingram.
"Josh Rosen and Bubbe," 2014, Amazon Kindle
"A Time for Eating Wild Onions", 2007, originally Amazon Shorts, now Kindle
"Robert and Thérèse Guillard: Choices", 2007, originally Amazon Shorts, now Kindle
*Both books, along with a third short story, were formerly published in e-books editions, and Strike Price and the short story also in print, by International Thriller Writers'-recognized publisher L&L Dreamspell.
A books and stories chronology is provided here.