Going Up in Flames
Upper Middle Grade / Juvenile Fiction—Hardcover: 9781645482260—October 1, 2024
How do you make the right decision when everything is going wrong?
What do cheerleading tryouts, Sunday afternoon court judgements, and a book burning have in common? Katie McCabe is back in action.
After her nemesis Denton is found guilty and sentenced to community service, Katie wants to believe her troubles are over, but Denton won’t rest until he gets revenge.
When blackmail rears its ugly head, she’s caught between friends and enemies putting her growing relationship with Logan at stake. Books go up in flames and Katie’s world rains down in tatters.
Praise for Rain Falling on Embers (Katie McCabe, Book 1)
“This captivating tale of human endurance is a wonderful read for both young and old.” ~Booktrib
“A cleverly plotted novel with a strong, memorable protagonist. Highly recommended!” ~The Wishing Shelf (UK)
“As Rain Falling on Embers follows Katie McCabe’s adaptation and spunky response to adversity, it proves a solid attraction not only for elementary-level libraries and readers seeking a blend of adventure and psychological insight, but for preteen book discussion circles. Kids ages 9-12 will find in Katie a rebellious spirit that masks an underlay of grief and growth, and will relish her ability to survive new circumstances and demands for different reactions to life.” ~Midwest Book Review
“A realistic, heartfelt, and serious drama the likes of which I’ve never seen in middle-grade fiction before.”
~K.C. Finn, USA Today Bestselling author
“Katie’s beautiful yet difficult personality is portrayed with authenticity and integrity. This powerful novel shows that a child can endure loneliness, change, and loss.” ~Emma’s Insights
“The story took several unpredictable turns that brought out Katie’s tenacity. Those who like defiant, strong female characters will enjoy watching Katie’s antics.” ~Readers’ Favorite