Good day, everyone, and welcome to day 3 of the A-Z Challenge. Thank you all for stopping by and reading my contribution to this fun blogging event. You can find the link to all the participants here, so after leaving my site, don’t forget to bop around to read the other offerings from almost two thousand other bloggers. Now onward to the letter C. From my YA novel, The Eye of Kedge, it gives me great pleasure to introduce you to Charlotte Stine. You can see my vision of her by clicking the girl below.
Charlotte Stine was born on April Fool’s Day, but there is nothing foolish about her. She is an energetic, inquisitive teenager who speaks her mind, loathes war, and passes out at the sight of blood. Her core beliefs are put to the test after she and her best friend, David Heiland, are kidnapped, and thrust into a world of chaos and magic. Together, they embark on a perilous journey across a magical land, and discover strange allies in odd places, courage they didn’t know they had, and a hidden destiny that changes everything.
David slipped downstairs, careful not to make a sound, and unlocked the front doors. Ten tortuous minutes passed before the door opened and Charlotte stepped inside. She removed her white puffy coat and crocheted cap, spilling coffee-brown hair over her shoulders to her waist. David’s heart fluttered as she flicked him a smile.
“Hey, Firefox,” she said, using the nickname she’d given him as kids. “What’s got your boxers in a bunch?”