A paper found. A secret revealed. A girl’s life changed forever.
Myra Gibson’s life is a lie. For sixteen years her parents have kept their secret, but the adoption paper she discovers while cleaning the guesthouse tells the truth. As the past and present collide, Myra finally stands up for herself and begins a journey she may regret.
LIFE ON HOLD recently was the 2013 Silver Award Recipient, young adult fiction, in the Children’s Literary Classics Awards. A review of the novel also won the Literary Classics Seal of Approval.
Caves, Cannons, and Crinolines is the story of Elizabeth (Lizzie) Stamford and her family’s daily struggle to survive a changing way of life during the American Civil War. This is a story of fear, courage, and understanding that people, no matter where they live, have the same needs: love, peace and security.
CAVES, CANNONS, AND CRINOLINES won the 2012 Gold Award in the Children’s Literary Classics Awards, YA fiction, as well as the Literary Classics Seal of Approval. The novel also was an Honorable Mention in the Readers’ Favorite Awards, an Honor Winner in the 2012 Eric Hoffer Awards, and a Finalist in the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. A finalist in the Dan Poynter Global eBook Teen Awards and a Top Ten Finisher in the Preditors and Editors 2010 Readers Poll.
Beverly Stowe McClure writes stories for children and teens. She has none books published with another due out soon. She’s a former teacher who now enjoys taking long walks, snapping pictures of wildlife and clouds, and researching her family genealogy. She’s sometimes called the “bug” lady because she likes most insects and rescues them from her cats.