Book Genre: Paranormal Mystery
Publisher: Self published
Release Date: Remember Della is available at this time
at the buy links below.
Kat, a “slightly" psychic sixteen-year-old, begins having disturbingly persistent dreams.
Dreams of a yellow scarf - with a seeming life of its own - which taunts her and haunts
her every dream.
Dreams about Della, a fellow classmate, who to this point has remained
all but invisible to any and every
one at school. Kat eventually comes to the realization that until she unravels
the mystery surrounding
that “dagblasted” creepy yellow scarf and this girl she hardly knows, she'll
not have another night’s rest.
What Kat soon discovers is that she is the only person in Della’s life
(including the girl’s mother and
recognizes - or will admit - Della has simply vanished,
gone “splitsville"! And Kat is
helpless as her life becomes indelibly intertwined with Della’s –
so much so, that she will carry the
emotional scars for years to come.
Kat is surrounded by an extremely colorful cast of characters. You will
meet: long-time friend and recent
love interest, Em; Kat’s precocious eight-year-old brother, Gordy; her
feisty octogenarian neighbor, Mrs. Harper
and a chain smoking waitress named Clovis. All who, for various reasons,
join Kat’s desperate quest to help
a girl she hardly knows and to find answers to questions that, with any
luck, will bring her the peace she
seeks – the biggest question on her mind being, “Why me?”
“Remember Della” - which is predominately set in the South during the
mid-fifties - is chock full of facts,
trivia and slang from that era. While an entertaining read, I believe this
book addresses bullying - both
physical and emotional - in a fresh and unique way during a time
before such issues were “labeled” as
unacceptable or problematic.
I was born and raised in the South and to this day
South Carolina with my dashing husband,
crotchety cat and
nimble Jack Russell. My first novel,Remember
reflects that Southern upbringing; and like
Katherine, my main
protagonist, I am also a child of the fifties.
I have enjoyed reading my entire life and relish
of long, languid summers spent in lawn chairs
beneath shady old
trees—my best friend and I devouring one library
book after another.
I hope to be proof of the old adage that everyone
has at least one
good book in them—but suppose that remains to be seen. You, the
reader, will be the judge of that.
Drawing and painting have always been passions of mine,
but I had
never tried my hand at writing until my mother passed
years ago. During my grieving process I found that
painting was not
keeping my mind as busy as I would have liked.
Painting allowed me
too much time to think. So in an attempt to ease my
decided to try a new creative outlet. The result was a
24,000 word children's chapter book (as yet unpublished)
and a newfound love—writing! In fact, I am in love with
the entire writing process, especially the part where I get
to tell really tall tales—and get away with it . . .
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