by Kate Mitchell


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Aureole by Kate Mitchell

When Jessica Carleton, a shy eleven year old from a poor family in Brooklyn who had their fair share of trouble, goes to live with the wealthy Bishop family on Manhattan's Upper East Side, she quickly learns that just because you have money does not mean you're happy. As the years pass, she grows to love the family, and although they never officially consider her to be a member of it, she becomes an important part all the same.

Everything goes well until the Christensons arrive a little over ten years later. A devious, clever, and good-looking brother and sister from Connecticut, individually they stir up trouble, but together they wreak havoc. Soon enough Jess realizes that unless she stands up for herself for the first time in her life, she will lose all that she has come to treasure. She has to make a choice: either lose the family that never really accepted her and try to start over one more time, or take a stand for what she believes in. For the quiet, unassuming young woman, this is no easy decision.

A different kind of coming of age story for anyone who has ever been unsure of themselves, this novel watches over the Bishop family in Manhattan and all of their endeavors. It follows Jess as she makes mistakes, does her best to correct them, and maybe, just maybe, works her way into the hearts of the Bishop family for good using her heart, her mind, and without using money at all.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478174486
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/04/2012
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

From an early age, Kate Mitchell has been an avid reader. In June 2009 she graduated from high school in Maine, and in August of the same year she entered Vanderbilt University, where she double majored in Secondary Education and English. After graduating from in 2013, she was employed to teach 9th grade English in Nashville, where she currently lives. She will continue to write, as writing will always be her first love. A Delta Gamma sister, musician, blogger, baker, and arthritis patient advocate, she enjoys a wide variety of activities outside of writing, reading, and teaching.
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For more information on Kate, see her website - - or follow her on Twitter @kmitchellauthor.

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