Red Summer

Red Summer

by Antoinette J. Houston


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Rita 'Red' James and friends realize that life after high-school is more than just getting a job and being an adult. Forgotten memories reveal fantastic abilities and a dangerous past they can't escape in Red Summer!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781494788650
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/25/2014
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

About the Author

Antoinette J. Houston is a happily married, mother of one with a twisted sense of humor and a sarcastic mouth. A chocoholic and casual gamer into epic fantasy RPGs and The Sims. She has a long time love of anything fictional as long as it includes adventure, action, comedy and a little romance. She is always on the look out for new (or old) anime to watch or manga to read. She's been writing all her life but didn't publish her first book until she was 40. Now she's determined to publish all the strange worlds and characters that she has created in her head.

Customer Reviews

Red Summer 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Andrettas More than 1 year ago
I have read a lot of books, 1000s even, however, for all the books I have read this one is completely different and I loved it. When I started this book I thought it was going to be about a young lady with paranormal abilities trying to live life as normal as possible with a boyfriend, foster father, foster sister as she navigates life after high school. I would not have been disappointed if this book ended there. Rita, or Red has she is affectionately called by Will is a pyromaniac as well as an arsonist. But that is not where her abilities end, she is in fact a pyrokinetic. She not only loves flame and all things fire, but she can manipulate it with her mind. I love fire, used to fight wildfires, but even I can't move my fingers and have the fire obey me, although that would have been very useful in the past. Rita is a strong independent individual who knows who she is, or at least thought she knew who she was until fire started to erupt from her fingers. The character development in such an action pack book is surprisingly good and really draws you into their life. I was really surprised how much I grew to like the four friends, and hated Bobby without even knowing his true story until the end. In fact the entire story culminates in the last 1/3 of the book. This book has it all, some love, some snarky attitude, some violence, some science, some ethical issues, and a lot of really good writing.