the only thing keeping her from giving in completely is her guilt. Until Nik
Rock.Nik stirs up feelings in degrees she has never experienced, and causes her to
do things that most assuredly give him the wrong impression – like kiss him
before their first date. Somehow, he breaks down the walls around her emotions
until she has no choice but to forgive herself and feel again.
But a mysterious, troubled past follows Nik, and Cara may prove to be his
When a royal princess shows up looking for Nik, and an international gang
arrives looking for missing jewels, Cara lands in mortal danger. Will she be
able to save herself? What will happen to her newly repaired psyche if she
Romance, mystery, and high stakes – just another day in high school.
Strand writes fiction for kids
and teens. Her debut novel, The Weaver, was an EPIC eBook Finalist. King of Bad
soared to the publisher’s #1 spot its second month. She is a (very lucky) wife
and the mother of four kids. The most common sound in her household is
laughter. The second most common is, “Do your dishes!” Kai and her
family hike, geocache and canoe in Central Oregon, where they call home.
organized the free, themed, multi-author, short story blog, Lightning Quick
Reads. She is available for personal appearances, workshops, and classroom
or school visits. Feel free to contact her directly to discuss availability and