Don’t Play the Game

Twelve-year-old Pam has no interest in the new and popular “Creature Hunt Now” game. She much prefers to be the quiet girl in the back of the room, who nobody notices, but when a kidnapper uses the app to target his victims, her best friend ends up being one of them. Pam is determined to do whatever it takes to save her, even if it means playing the game. With the help of her classmate, Eric, whose best friend has also gone missing, and a coded text message sent by the two missing kids, Pam and Eric embark on a dangerous mission to save their friends, and to stop a kidnapper from receiving his ransom. Pam and her friends soon learn that even though the virtual world can be quite fun, it still has its own set of dangers that you need to watch out for.

Don’t Play The Game is a Middle-Grade mystery/suspense novel complete at 24,300 words. It is written as a standalone novel, but it could also be the first book in a series. It is like the classic Nancy Drew mystery series by Carolyn Keene, or the Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls Series by Beth McMullen.

The Virus

Fourteen-year-old Sydney was planning on having the perfect summer. She and her older cousin Sean, with their two best friends, were on their way to the music festival of a lifetime, with no parents! That is until their car breaks down and they end up stranded in the town of Lucky Fields, where the zombie apocalypse has begun. It is being run by a group of mad science teachers, who will stop at nothing to keep their secrets hidden. While running for their, lives Sydney and her friends must also solve the mysteries of Lucky Fields; what are the motives behind the science teachers, and how did they create this virus?

The Virus is a Middle-Grade thriller novel complete at 25,600 words; it is to be the first book in a three-book series. It is like the Zombie Chasers Series by John Kloepfer, and the Goosebumps Series by R. L. Stine.