The Kidnapping of Christina Lattimore

Christina Lattimore’s family is wealthy and powerful. She attends the best private high school. Yet Christina feels trapped by her family’s expectations. Frustrated and angry...

A Place to Belong

Danny and his younger sister, Peg, are placed in St. Joseph, Missouri, with kind Alfrid and Olga Swenson. Danny is thrilled to have a "real" father again, but when Olga suddenly...

Caught in the Act

The Kellys traveled across the Atlantic Ocean looking for relief from Ireland’s potato famine and a better life in America. For years, everything went well, until Tom Kelly...

Shadowmaker

Katie Gillian’s mother is a dedicated investigative reporter. Her articles have helped innocent men on death row and have halted the illegal dumping of toxic wastes. Now the...

The Other Side of Dark

Thirteen-year-old Stacy is sunbathing in the backyard when she hears a strange noise from inside the house. Turning to look, she sees a man with a gun burst through the door; then...

Secret, Silent Screams

The coroner has ruled Barry Logan’s death as the latest in a string of teen-age suicides. Marti Lewis was Barry’s best friend, and she knows that he was murdered. She just...

A Dangerous Promise

It’s 1861, and although Mike Kelly is far younger than the legal age of 16, he and his best friend Todd secretly join up with the Second Kansas Infantry and become army drummer...

Keeping Secrets

It’s the autumn of 1863, and as the Civil War rages, a stranger named Violet seeks refuge with the Kelly family. Peg Kelly, 11, is thrilled—Violet treats her like an adult,...

Circle of Love

The Civil War has officially ended and Frances Mary Kelly’s true love, Johnny, is back from the war. But to Frances’s dismay, Johnny is hesitant to marry her. Attempting to...