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With the help of the boy who saved her life once before—now practically a man—she’s on the run, trying to understand her past. Legends and myths come to life before her as she tries to find her place and uncover a mole that is betraying her every move. Who can she trust? And can she fight the feelings that she is developing for her guide, the brother of her betrothed, prisoner-of-war fiancé?

Number 5- (Revision) The short story version of “Number 5″ won the Scholastic Writing Contest in 1999. I had forgotten this adventure until a dream brought me back into this world.

In a dystopian future animals rule the world while the remaining humans waste away in zoo’s as reminders of the destruction they invoked during the great war. A thirteen-year-old Chance, known to the animals as Number 5, has secretly always dreamed of the “old ways” when humans weren’t held captive. When an old man begins telling him stories from the past, will Chance risk the life he has for the slight possibility of a better future? And what of the other humans in the zoo?

Arabian Lights- (WIP) Seventeen-year-old Tatiana is a teenage movie star forced into a life of no privacy, invading paparazzi and frivolous, yet profitable roles in order to afford the medical treatments her dying sister needs. She may have found the answer to curing her sister and her miserable life when she comes across an ancient lamp with a Genie. Too bad he comes with his own baggage. Can the two work together to help the other get the life they wish for or will forbidden love lead them to a greater danger?

I love discovering new worlds and friends. My favorites are the C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia and Sherwood Smith’s Crown Duel and Court Duel. Since falling in love with those universes, I’ve aimed to introduce others to the original worlds that invade my imagination. Below is a little bit about my works in progress and their status.’

Destiny of Atlantis- (Beta Readers)

Sixteen-year-old Skyler has always been an outsider cursed (as she calls it) with the ability to communicate with animals. When an ancient signal is set off on her necklace due to an act of bravery, she finds that she is anything but safe or human. She’s the last in the lineage of rulers of Atlantis thanks to the bloody coup that destroyed her family.