Terrijane Russ is an exceptional needs specialist who teaches middle school in South Carolina. She is also the youth leader at the church she attends. She is a single mom with four children. She loves to write and is hoping her passion will fund her daughter's college tuition.
This short novella is the first of a book series:Keeping It Real. Kalena takes on a school bully, Samantha. She is determined to witness to Sam but finds herself in over her head as she discovers that the bully scheme belongs to a drug ring. Kalena's faith is tested as her life is endangered. The Keeping It Real series will feature novels addressing the challenges of being a teen in today's world.