Eclair Meets a Gypsy
BeschreibungAWARD-WINNING and BEST-SELLING AUTHOR
Vie Herlocker, author and editor, "Funny...entertaining... Éclair resembles a modern-day Junie B. Jones.
"Kid-friendly... page-turning fun... adventure with real-life challenges," said Crystal Bowman, best-selling children's book author and speaker.
Kay Kline, retired first-grade teacher, "A fun chapter book with just enough magic and reality. Adults will enjoy it too!"
Eccentric Grandma Stella is taking in boarders. Not the kind that talk, but the kind that neigh. Horses. When seven-year-old Éclair meets the first boarder and its owner, a girl Éclair's age, the girl says her horse can read minds and will cast a spell on Éclair. Does the horse really have magic? If so, maybe the horse could make Éclair's secret wish come true.
Michelle is a fulltime employee of God's kingdom, writing and encouraging writers every day. She's a sucker for emotional stories, her sensitive side fueling the passion for her character's plights, often giving her the ability to show readers the "other" side of the story.
She grew up in the burbs of Detroit with five brothers. No sisters. Each time her mom brought the boy bundle home Michelle cried, certain her mom liked boys better than girls. But when her brothers pitched in with the cooking, cleaning, and babysitting—without drama, Michelle discovered having brothers wasn't so bad. They even taught her how to take direct criticism without flinching, which might come in handy with book reviews.
Michelle is living her dream—writing every day and thanking God for the stories He puts in her path. When Michelle isn't writing she's winning ugly on the pickle ball court. She's known as "Queen of the Rim Shots." No joke. It's ugly.
Her debut novel, Cache a Predator is a geocaching mystery and an Amazon bestseller in the thriller/crime category.
Scattered Links (initially titled Love is Just a Word) was the winner of the 2013 Aspiring Writers Competition, sponsored by Write on Con and The Reading Room. It's also a Gold Medal winner in the Readers' Favorite International awards and a Bronze Medal winner in the Dan Poytner's Global Awards.
Her recent book, Fractured Not Broken is a true story of heroic virtue.
Michelle blogs at Random Writing Rants where she teaches and encourages writers how to get published.