Flying Down is the story of Tere, a 6-year-old Huasteca girl who wants to become a Papantla Flyer, just like her uncle Lakju. Excited to begin training, she realizes that
Status: Currently querying manuscript
The Regent Enigma
In The Regent Enigma, eight-year-old Julieta doesn’t want to leave her pregnant mother behind in Boston, yet she longs to travel with her art handler father to France and help him collect art pieces for the Boston Museum of Fine Arts’ new Kings of the World exhibit. In this humorous mystery novel, the pair must collect and protect the artifacts for the exhibit while racing against the clock to receive the new baby back home.
Julieta’s curious imagination and appetite for adventure often make the task harder for both father and daughter. Her adventurous spirit constantly gets her in trouble as she unwillingly endangers valuable and historical art pieces.
During the peak of drug violence in the border, sixteen-year-old Mexican-American Andie Knight finds herself caught between keeping her family together and doing what is right. Her father, a drug-cartel lieutenant in El Paso, TX, enlists her as a gun smuggler to Ciudad Juárez, immersing her in a world she despises.
Status: Work in progress