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Shelly Wright lives in Colorado with her husband, Tim, and home schools their three daughters.
--Her debut novel, A Light into the Darkness, listed in the top 25 on the Puddly Awards, and was featured at Pikes Peak Mountain of Authors in 2012 & 2015. It's currently under contract for a second edition release late 2015.
--Book two in the Twisted Roots Saga, The Lost Scrolls, released Nov 2014
--Anthology publication of The Irreversible Catastrophe of Professor Babcock, released April, 2015.
--Book three in the Twisted Roots Saga, Legacy, is under contract for 2016 release.
Shelly also belongs to Fiction Foundry--a writing critique group and runs a weekly youth writing club.
on March 18, 2013 :
A nicely different take on a familiar fairy tale, with a truly scary premise, Nana's Quest by Shelly Goodman Wright has two teens looking after their ailing grandmother, just for an hour or so while Mom goes shopping. When Nana's spirits seem down, Stacey digs out a favorite book to read to her. But Nana can’t stay awake, and suddenly the story vanishes.
Soon the teens are on a curious adventure, trekking through the forest to find the missing book before its owner comes to collect on some long-forgotten promise. There are scares both natural and supernatural waiting there for them, and hints of a familiar fairy story enticing the reader to wonder what might happen next.
A fun, scary children’s tale, dark as the original fairy tales were, this is such an enjoyable short read that the occasional editing and logic issues really won't distract you or your kids.
Disclosure: I was lucky enough to get a free ecopy of this short story and I enjoyed it
(reviewed 3 days after purchase)
on March 08, 2013 :
Really great story.My grandchildren enjoyed it as much as I did.
(reviewed the day of purchase)