One must ask is it fate or karma that presents life's twists and turns. With every decision we make and with each choice, we harvest the consequences of our thoughts, words and actions, good or bad. Sixteen year old Dalton Saddler, of southern California, finds staying out past curfew sends his life into a tailspin. Abruptly he's forced onto a bus and heads off to live on a cattle ranch in Montana, with a family he has never met; his own family. Angry with his mother and terrified of not knowing what lies ahead, Dalton fights with his mischievous child mind, considering the possibility of not completing the bus trip. Was it fate that brought Jessica Emerson into Dalton's life that day? He thought she was the most annoying girl he'd ever met yet was convinced they would always be friends. Life on the ranch was going to be challenging and Dalton realized that as soon as he met his family, and his cousin Bradley, the families fair-haired, boy. Brad who is nearing eighteen, now forced to embrace his city cousin; however, the boy's collide head-on. They have a hate and hate more relationship, both struggling to survive. Dalton discovers an old car tucked away in a barn; which he'd do almost anything to get his hands on, however he is told to forget he's ever seen it. Dalton wonders why there is a problem. When Brad is badly hurt in a truck rollover, he catches a glimpse of the other side and has no one he can talk to about his experience except for a cousin he finds insufferable. Two cousins, each on a different path; seek to find truths being hidden from them as they face these battles, can they put aside their differences or will the well-hidden secrets of the past catch them both off guard? Is either of them capable of facing the truth? How can two girls, Jessica and Melody along with their psychic friend Kizzy possibly bring them together? Follow them through the twists and turns to see where it leads all of them.
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About the Author
Sally J. Carpenter, author of a teen novel entitled Restless Soul published by World Castle Publishing. She lives in Boise, Idaho, enjoys the outdoors, and has many hobbies. She loves her husband Jerry, their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other family members and her friends. Writing is her passion. When asked about what genre she likes best, she says: "I hate to limit myself to one kind. I like children's stories with talking animals, enjoy teen and young adult novels that border on ghosts and adventure into the paranormal. For adult books, a good crime mystery and fiction based on a true story seems to be my calling. I simply find pleasure in writing whatever happens to pop into my head at the time."
Currently she is working on two new teen and young adult novels.