Girl on the Run

Girl on the Run

by B. R. Myers

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Overview

When seventeen-year-old track and field star Jesse Collins's dreams of a full scholarship are shattered after the sudden death of her dad, she leaves home to work as a summer camp counsellor to escape the nosy stares in small town...and her own secret guilt. After a mix-up at registration, she's put in charge of a boys' cabin, and the head counsellor, Kirk, predicts she won't last the first two weeks.

In the midst of fending off four twelve-year-old boys who are hell-bent on mortifying her and a growing attraction to Kirk, Jesse finds the inspiration to run again from an unlikely source. After all, a good pair of legs can take a girl far, but it's facing the truth that makes all the difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781771083522
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Publication date: 08/11/2015
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

B. R. Myers spent most of her teen years behind the covers of Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, and Lois Duncan. She collects vintage jewelry, appreciates a design in her cappuccino, and believes bacon makes everything better. When she's not putting her characters in awkward situations, she works as a registered nurse. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with her husband and their two children. She is a member of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia. Visit her at bethanymyers.blogspot.com

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"To be honest, I'd forgotten about it. I didn't have a good track record with surprises. What would be an appropriate gift from the Brothers Grimm? A spider's nest? A poisonous, spore emitting mushroom? Curiosity trumped my fear and I slipped my hand inside the bag. My fingers touched the familiar edges and my heart started to race. Impossible." — Jesse

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