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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Nineteen-year-old Samantha Sutton has risen to become one of the top drivers in Formula One, but that was before a horrible accident burned her face and broke her spirit. Now she questions herself, questions her future, and wonders if what she did to her father has cursed her for life.
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.
Only at the bottom does Samantha finally understand. She's pushed everyone away. A comeback? That's almost impossible. How can Samantha convince the team to believe in her again? And the competition on the track is fierce. Samantha needs an edge. But she has no idea where to look or anyone willing to help her find it.
Sky-high expectations. A teammate she hates. If this pressure keeps up, this self-absorbed racing star might destroy herself.
Racing in her second F1 season, Samantha wants to prove she's a future world champion. But what stands in her way? Her new teammate Emilio Ronaldo. Last season the man humiliated her. This season…it’s payback.
Sixteen-year-old Aiden wants a girlfriend to hold his hand down the hallway at school, but he sees himself as a disaster. What girl would ever fall in love with him? Bree desperately wants to find a friend in this new city full of strangers after fleeing her Colorado compound in terror. But how? Bree can't be friendly to the other kids at her new school. They might find out what she really is.
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.