She is soon visited by a woman who invites her to the Isle of Peritia for the summer; a place where people who have other kinetic and paranormal gifts learn how to strengthen and control their mind. Once on the island, Abby is labeled as a Newlie (someone who is the first in their family to have abilities) which is somewhat rare. Even more astonishing is the fact that she has more than one, which she should not since she is a Newlie.
This causes her to question why she is so special. She can pick up heavy furniture with her mind when she shouldn’t be able to pick up more than a golf ball at this stage of training. And she can make an entire lake freeze solid when she should only be able to freeze a glass of water. The creator of the island and head of the school, Asher Dae, gives her lessons to help deal with the extra abilities and tame the strength they come with.
As Abby continues to search for a reason why her mind is so strong, she learns of Asher’s twin brother, Vago, who is wanted for murder. She soon finds out that she is The Kinetic Keeper, a child foretold of having gifts never before witnessed. And because of this, Vago is coming after her, to have her abilities for his own.
Targeted Age Group:: 11-18+
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I was at the movies one day and as I was waiting in line, I thought of a story about how fast someone could notice things happening around them and how quickly they could react to it. Then that concept turned into a girl who had all these abilities that she shouldn’t have and I wrote that book in six months.
How Did You Come up With Your Characters?
Well, the main character, Abby, I wanted her to be smart and witty. Someone who wouldn’t take crap off of anyone but also be a kind person.
My favorite character to write, though, had to be Jaber Oakes. The boy with the scar. Quiet, rude, determined and strong. When I wrote the reasoning behind all that, that was my favorite.
About the Author:
I live in St. Louis, Missouri with my husband and I’m from Oklahoma. I wanted to get away from the small town country life as soon as I could so when I was 20 I moved to Illinois, and after I was married, across the river to Missouri. I love watching movies (Netflix!) and TV shows. I’ve recently got into working out and running. And I love the outdoors. Especially the beach. Just plop me on a beach and I’m set for life.
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