Doug Solter has directed rap music videos and short films. He's written screenplays. Drank wine on the streets of Barcelona. Hiked the mountains. Loved a cat. Bought a frankfurter in NYC. Searched through a Roman City. Won money at blackjack. Lost money at blackjack. Yelled into the Grand Canyon. Rang up lattes at Starbucks for a month. Enjoyed a Primanti's sandwich in Pittsburgh. And one summer baked pizza and crazy bread for money.
Doug lives in Oklahoma where he writes young adult novels full of escapism. He's also a proud member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
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Samantha drove the car that killed her dad. Now racked with guilt, the 17-year-old girl racer from Oklahoma promises to fulfill the racing dreams they once shared. Even if it kills her. Samantha sneaks into a private testing session and impresses the eccentric owner of a Formula One racing team who takes a chance on the outspoken, yet crazy-talented teen girl.
When Nadia first met him, Robert was an awkward boy with striking green eyes, hardly someone on the FBI's most wanted list. But when Robert reveals his secret, Nadia and the Gems are thrown into a cross-country chase dodging FBI agents, Russian mercenaries, and a Polynesian giant named Kawiki. Who are the Gems? A talented group of teen girl spies who know how to take care of themselves.
When she discovers her father's plane crash wasn't an accident, sixteen year old Emma wants to punish those responsible. Even if it means becoming a spy. The mysterious organization known simply as The Authority wants Emma to join The Gems. This team of all-girl spies knows how to handle themselves on dangerous missions...like stopping an evil plan to incinerate the world's food supply.
World's fastest cars. Death lurking around every turn. Is Samantha brave enough to keep her foot down? Seventeen-year-old Samantha killed her father in a tragic accident. Now she's dedicated her life to winning. Her father's dreams will be fulfilled...even if it destroys her. SKID is the first book in a young adult racing romance series that features well developed characters and an amazing plot.