Voyage of the Defiance

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Voyage Of The Defiance

Voyage of the Defiance

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An act of defiance that will either kill her or change her forever….

Sixteen year old Makayla Summerlin enjoyed one thing in her crazy, messed-up existence: hanging with her friends at school. Her life is uprooted when her drug-addicted mother overdoses and she finds herself living with the grandfather she barely remembers.

Fear, anger, and finally desperation explode inside Makayla when she has trouble adjusting to her new home. One act of defiance changes her forever when she sets sail in her grandfather’s old sailboat in an attempt to return to the life she had before.

In a voyage that threatens not only her life, but that of a surprising stowaway, Makayla discovers there is more to the world around her in a journey that will challenge everything she has ever believed about herself. It will take friendship, hope, and acceptance for her to survive her voyage of defiance.

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  • Was very surprised to see this YA book come up. Sounds like a great story – however must admit to being upset that it wasn’t a further book in your existing series. There seem to be so many books-in-waiting. Have you gotten bored with them?

    • LOL. Never, it is how I keep from being bored. I’m working on Jaguin’s Love at the moment. This YA has been in my head for over 5 years and I’ve had many people asking me if it is done yet. I’m back on track and going strong. Jaguin’s Love, Challenging Saber, and The Dark Prince’s Prize is coming up. Please don’t be upset. Voyage of the Defiance is a wonderful story that needed to be told. As with most artists, it is the passion inside you that guides you to write. I listen to them.

  • Ah ha! Light bulb moment 🙂

    Not upset at all. Because I love your books so much, and re-read them on a regular basis, I do admit to stalking your website to see when the next one is due out. Looking forward to VOTD – my daughters name is Kayla and her last name starts with Summer too, obviously meant 🙂

  • What an amazing book, another great story keep them coming I enjoy all your stories. I look am really looking forward to the next book.

    • Thank you, Heather. I know it is different from my others. I think that shows/tells a lot about an author. The magic is in the story, whatever/whenever it may occur. 🙂

  • Just finished voyage of defiance ,I thought it was awesome ,once I started reading it I couldn’t put it down .i really hope book 2 is coming out soon.

    • Hi Sandra. Thank you so much for your post! Voyage of the Defiance holds a special place in my heart as it was burning to be told for the past five years. Yes, the next one will be coming up next year, so not that long. I am looking forward to sharing what happens next with Makayla, Brian, and Tyrell.