Beth Bowland, a native Ohioan, has always enjoyed reading and creating stories of her own. As a child she devoured every book she could get her hands on and spent numerous hours at the library each week. She loves writing stories for tweens and young teens and is now the author of several novels. Her characters are often described as quirky and fun, but always relatable. When she's not writing, she loves watching HGTV. She resides in Texas with her husband, Phillip.
San Francisco has suffered an extreme hit to their economy, forcing them to make drastic budget cuts, which results in the closure of all juvenile detention centers in the city.
A billionaire comes to the rescue by using his own funds to revamp Alcatraz into a reformatory for boys, solving the city's youth crime problem while secretly using it for his own personal endeavors.
Attending a funeral was not how Billie Reynolds planned to celebrate her twelfth birthday. After arriving in Texas for the funeral, she finds herself stranded in the middle of her very own mystery, when odd looks and whispers seem to happen whenever she enters a room. And Billie isn’t getting any answers from her grandmother, who has been her guardian for as long as Billie can remember.