For teen / YA readers 13 +
In the time of the French Revolution, the daughter of an aristocrat inadvertently switches places with her lady's maid, who unbeknownst to her is her illegitimate half-sister. The story follows the separate paths of the two girls as they struggle to survive in the violent and unpredictable world of the Revolution, both in fear of the ever-present threat of the guillotine.
For Young Adults 13+
Princess Louise-Marie feels trapped in the Royal Palace, with a father who loves death sentences, and a mother who worships her hairdresser. As she struggles to step out of her identity as Princess, her life is turned topsy-turvy. Caught in the politics of inheriting the throne, Louise is faced with several questions. Was somebody plotting to kill her brother, the future King? Why were the commoners on the street begging for bread? Would she always be stuck within these walls, being a ‘good girl’?
My Friend The Giraffe
For middle-school readers 9 - 13
The Trilogy consists of three stories: Watch What You Wish For, Magic and Mischief in Mariposa and The Wizard Wannabe
A trilogy of fast-paced coming-of-age adventure stories, full of magic and strange paranormal events. With unforgettable scenes, inspired characters, and fun storylines, Mariposa Mysteries provides a wonderfully entertaining fantasy read for kids of all ages!
A pretty housemaid falls in love with a heartless upper-class young man, starting a chain of events leading to a scandal and a trial that the whole of England watches with bated breath.
Fourteen-year-old Merle was born with real magical powers and has practiced the art of magic for almost his entire life. As his powers grow, Merle comes to believe that he is destined to become a great wizard. His love of magic turns to an obsession, his friends turn away from him, and an evil entity starts to control his thoughts.
Book One of the Mariposa Mystery Series
When three seventh-graders discover a Wishing Tree, they accidentally unleash its evil powers and the once thriving town of Mariposa becomes a shadow of its former self. As people go missing and lives are turned upside down, our unforgettable heroes are desperate to get things back to the way they were, while unknowingly on a journey of self-discovery.