REBECCA TAYLOR lives in Colorado with her husband and two children. In addition to writing, she works as a psychologist and teaches creative writing at Regis University. If you are interested in having her visit your library or school, please email her directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org and put AUTHOR EVENT in the subject line.
Winner of the 2014 Colorado Book Award
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When I was twelve, my mother disappeared. I was the first person to never find her. I’m sixteen now and she has never been found, alive or dead. I’m not the girl I should have been. When Charlotte Stevens, bright but failing, is sent to stay at her mother’s childhood home in Somerset England her life is changed forever. While exploring the lavish family manor, Gaersum Aern, Charlotte discovers a stone puzzle box that contains a pentagram necklace and a note from her mother-clues to her family’s strange past and her mother’s disappearance. Charlotte must try to solve the puzzle box, decipher her mother’s old journals, and figure out who is working to derail her efforts-and why. The family manor contains many secrets and hidden histories, keys to the elegant mystery Charlotte called mom and hopefully, a trail to finding her.
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As Above, So Below
As the direct descendant of Francis Bacon (aka Shakespeare) Charlotte is the next Ascendant. She is destined to teach mankind the secret mysteries of alchemy. If only she knew what those were. With her father’s stone box, and her mother’s first key, Charlotte will quest around the world to solve the puzzle and reveal its secret. Unless Emerick gets her first.
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Carmen Espinoza is finally leaving her mother today, but before she goes, she needs one more thing—the “before” photo. The photo is the only evidence that her family was once normal, happy, and together. Before her brother died. Beginning her senior year as a foreign exchange student in Oaxaca, Mexico, Carmen believes her normal life is about to begin, but when she sees her dead brother during the Day of the Dead festivities, she soon discovers that leaving your past behind is not as simple as packing a bag.