Amy Ruth Allen has written for young adults for more than twenty years and has published seven non-fiction books with Lerner Publishing. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers nationwide. "Stealing Away" is her first YA novel. She currently writes in Minneapolis where she lives with her husband, Leigh Allen.
Seventeen-year-old Jaynie Haart is an identity thief. She uses other people's credit cards. She pretends to be someone she's not. But don't hold it against her. She has her reasons. And they're good ones. But nothing lasts forever. And as Jaynie's life begins to close in on her she must make drastic decisions if there is any hope of saving herself, and the people she loves.