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    Book: Dancing on the Straight Edge

    Available December 2017Have you ever had a secret that threatened to destroy your world? Seventeen-year-old Cola is living a double life. As part of the Straight Edge Group, she's committed to staying away from drugs and alcohol.

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    Sunset Race

    When Montana’s world is turned upside down she has no choice but to compete in a new sport that is as breath-taking as it is terrifying. After facing each challenge in training one greater appears. But none as dangerous as the first competition, the Sunset Races.PrologueThe wind encircles me like a ghost trying to pull me to the underworld.

  • Speech from my Future Self to where I am Now

    A poem I wrote for a friend going through a difficult time:You’ll go from famine to feast. You’ll go from “I’m never going to be enough,” to “I am stronger than I knew I could be.”You’ll go from perpetual death caused by decade old lies to newborn and rediscovered truths. You’ll go from weakness to strength. Oh, you’ll go through hell again. But this time it’ll be to bring others out through the path of healing you’ve paved.You’ll go from asking, “Will I survive this?” to realizin...

  • Thwarting Pickpockets in Paris

    Coming Soon:Paris:  Thwarting PickpocketsGreece:  Getting kicked out of the Parthenon Venice:  Treasures (Not) from under the seaOnce all the laundry is washed and the little ones return to school I'll share with you my many adventures during this summer of traveling. I visited 5 states in America and 8 countries. I took tons of book cover fan photos, brainstormed for little details for the fiction series I'm working on called The Sunset Races, and proved to my husband e...

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    Getting Closer: Updates for Dancing on the Straight Edge

    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35383151-dancing-on-the-straight-edge?from_search=trueCouldn't wait to share with you my goodreads book page. No, the book isn't out yet. However, you can add it to your want to read list (I think).

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    YA Scavenger Hunt #110

    I'm excited to announce I am part of a massive young adult scavenger hunt sponsored by the Alliance of Young Adult Authors. You can discover your favorite new authors, get free books, and enter to win numerous awesome prizes. RULESEach author will be given a special keyword, which will be bolded and all caps like this: BUTTERFLIES. All you have to do is visit all the author's sites in this order, write down the special keywords to discover the short story, then enter the giveaway wi...

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    Fears of an Almost Published Author

    I’m gonna get real for a minute. I’m in the final stages of editing my first book, Dancing on the Straight Edge. Although I was a ghostwriter (and even have my name on the cover of a few titles) my young adult fiction book is all me.

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Six months before Cola turned eighteen in Dancing on the Straight Edge, she met the Drug Virgins. Read how it all began in this free short story prequel.

Plus get deleted scenes from the book Dancing on the Straight Edge

& The beginning of The Sunset Race

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