K. C. Sprayberry is a bit of marvel. More than a bit, actually. Not only is she prolific, but versatile as can be. She’s equally at home on the range, where her westerns display a mix of violence and tenderness by turns, in the realm of science fiction/paranormal, and in the mind of modern young adults as they battle society, their parents, and their own emotions. Here’s her latest, complete with a ripped-from-social-technology title and plot. Enough from me. Let her speak for herself, which she does so ably.
Book Release – Where U @ by K.C. Sprayberry
Bio: KC Sprayberry started writing young, first as a diarist, and later through an interest in English and creative writing. Her first experience with publication came when she placed third in the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge contest while in the Air Force, but her dedication to writing came after she had her youngest child, now in his senior year of high school.
Her family lives in Northwest Georgia where she spends her days creating stories about life in the south, and far beyond. More than a dozen of her short stories have appeared in several magazines. Five anthologies feature other short stories. She has four books that are Amazon best sellers: SOFTLY SAY GOODBYE, WHO AM I?, MARINA’S ADVICE, AND CANOPLES INVESTIGATIONS TACKLES SPACE PIRATES.
Her other novels available are TAKE CHANCES, THE GHOST CATCHER, FAMILY CURSE, TIMES TWO, SECRET FROM THE FLAMES, AND CANOPLES INVESTIGATIONS VERSUS SPACERS RULE
BUT MOST IMPORTANT TODAY IS:
Trea Jones has always known the bitterness of bigotry and abject poverty. Her half-Cherokee daddy disappeared thirteen years ago on the pretense of getting milk. Mama has done nothing but mourn his loss, and she blames Trea for that. Now that she’s starting her senior year of high school, Trea hopes for something better, but she doesn’t hold out much hope.
She loosens up on some of her rules. Her guy, Dave, proves to her that she is worthy of everything the others have. The last day of classes prior to the winter break, she’s ready to share some stupendous news with Dave, but tragedy intervenes when her daddy texts while driving a bus. Trea is left wondering if she can ever be free of a curse that heaps a lot of bad luck on her whenever good things happen to her.
Book Trailer: http://youtu.be/WsHmHiZXERY
WHERE U @
The text is from my guy, Dave Woods. It’s a code, a way for him to help me feel better about everything. Mostly, it’s his way of showing me that he cares.
Kitchen. I roll my eyes. Cleaning.
Want to come do mine?
His return text sends me into a fit of giggles. That’s something only he can accomplish.
More code, and this one sends fear shivers up and down my spine. I am in no way ready for school, but I’ll have to go tomorrow, no matter what.
I text him back, slide my phone into a pocket, and open the door to a floor to ceiling pantry. To put away the last of the dishes, I have to step into a room that is narrower than a shoebox.
The same reaction overtakes me that I experience every single night, as soon as my foot moves through the doorway. Cold sweat rolls down my back. I can’t catch my breath, and the walls feel like they’re squeezing the life out of me.
And thanks to K.C. for sharing her new work with us here at Writer Working. Now click on one of those links, get yourself a copy, and, yes, read it. If you like it (inevitable) drop in a little review on Amazon or one of the other websites listed to guide others toward the same enjoyment you experienced.
That’s it for today’s Writer Working, and a very good day it was to get the opportunity to introduce Where U @ to our world.