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Catholic Press Association First Place Book Award
Gold Medal Readers’ Favorites Award
Silver Medal Illumination Christian Book Award
There’s More To The Story:
Did you know that Jake and Sophie’s adventure continues through some short stories and a second novel?
eXtreme Blindside is the sequel to The Perfect Blindside. You can find more information on this second adventurous mystery HERE.
In case you weren’t aware, I have combined the characters from my award-winning YA mysteries, The Perfect Blindside and An Unexpected Role, in several short stories.
More Precious Than Gold can be found in the CatholicTeenBooks Anthology – Secrets: Visible and Invisible. HERE
Unlikely Witnesses is a summer adventure that can be found in an ebook novella. HERE
Shared Blessings is a short story set before The Perfect Blindside. This is a free download to new subscribers of my newsletter. If you already are part of my newsletter mailing list and haven’t had a chance to read the story, send me a quick note through the link on the Contact Page.
For those who are curious, here is the chronological order of all the stories:
Shared Blessings – the winter of the characters sophomore year of high school
An Unexpected Role – the summer between their sophomore and junior years
The Perfect Blindside – the fall of their junior year of high school
Extreme Blindside – the winter of their junior year of high school
More Precious Than Gold – the summer between their junior and senior years
Unlikely Witnesses – the summer between their junior and senior years
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Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous hand.
– Isaiah 41:10
- I chose Jake to be from Kansas because I went to college there for a year. Many of the small town experiences are based on memories from that time.
- The story about how Breckenridge got its name came from an interesting fact my daughter learned in school.
- My son tried out the duct tape and cell phone scene to help prove it was possible.
Songs that help inspire my characters.
- Not Your Fault by Awolnation
- I Will Trust In You by Jeremy Camp
- Renegades by X Ambassadors