“A tense, multi-layered mystery that kept me reading late into the night.”   – E.B. Wheeler, award-winning author of The Haunting of Springett Hall and Born to Treason

A hip, smart-sleuthing mystery for teens and adults. The #1 hot new release in 3 categories on Amazon–print and kindle–grand prize winner of LDStorymakers First Chapter Contest and First Place winner in League of Utah Writer’s manuscript category. 

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“We never knew there could be people in the orchard. Dangerous people.”

When a mysterious explosion kills her sister, Salem becomes convinced the death was no accident–it was a conspiracy. But no one else at her high school believes her, and all she has so far are theories and clues. With Carrie’s killers still out there, Salem’s not sure who she can trust. If she can’t she prove she’s right before it’s too late, the conspiracy might take another life—hers.

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Fans who wanted Shatter in their local middle or high school’s library and English classrooms joined us on Instagram or other social media with art Inspired by Shatter. They let their love for creativity and love for Shatter show.

Shatter Playlist

Do you want to read each chapter listening to songs that colored and inspired the story? Yes, you do.

Shatter Launch Party

Check out pictures from the party! Author VS Teen Dance Off, cotton candy, balloon artist, carnival-styled games with lots of prizes. It was the biggest blast!

Shatter Survey

I want to know what you like about Shatter and what you’d like to see from me in the future. Your responses are anonymous and help so much!

Shatter World

So what’s it like writing a book featuring a Hispanic, male, poverty-stricken gang member? Well, as a white, female, middle-class Mormon, I’ll tell you that it involves lots of life experiences and some research. Some people want authors to only write about characters who look like us. I have  some thoughts to challenge that idea, for authors who look every way under the sun.