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It's Here!

Hey, friends. Happy release day! 

Today paperbacks and ebooks are available for Secrets of the Mine, book 3 in The Gates of Atlantis series!  The other authors and I have so many amazeballs things planned--release parties and blog tours and giveaways! If you'd like to find out where we'll be and join in any of our online parties from anywhere in the world, feel free to follow our facebook page. If you want to purchase it (I won't stop you!) I've listed links below. Feel free to contact me on my author profile if you'd like a signed paperback, or if you'd like me any any or all of the other authors to visit your school. We love hanging out with readers! We do assemblies and class visits.

You can find paperbacks and ebooks of The Gates of Atlantis: Secrets of the Mine at Amazon. Ebooks can also be found on Barnes and Noble (live link coming soon), Google Play, Kobo, and Smashwords.

People are Beautiful

Know what I love? A day of people watching where every single stereotype you've heard gets turned inside out. Today I went on my usual Diet Coke run. I'm uploading Secrets of the Mine (coming next week! Whee!!!) and I need caffeine or nothing will get done. 

So I'm standing in line with my empty cup, while a woman with a baby in a cart are in line in front of me. When the mom steps forward to get her drink, I suddenly notice another person approaching the cart. If I saw him anywhere else, I'd probably assume he was homeless and move on. If I had to guess ethnicity, I'd say Mexican or Central American native, super skinny with tattoos covering his thin arms. An untrimmed beard covered his face. Long, greasy hair cascaded from beneath an old Fedora, and a dirty t-shirt that was way too big hung over dirtier pants, black faded to gray, with ripped knees.

I stepped back to see the baby in the cart drop a rattle on the ground. This man picked up the rattle and handed it…