Publication date: December 1, 2023
Nik and his family have just moved to Phoenix, home to dry heat, prickly plants, and bugs straight out of nightmares. Everyone back in Greenville knew him, but only his parents and his dogs know him here.
The house next door is barely visible, its secrets hidden by layers and layers of bamboo. Nik's curiosity grows by the minute, but he hesitates. Will he be brave enough to face what lies within?
In the News
CanvasRebel interviewed Kate about her creative process in the fall of 2023:
On the Literary Stage
On April 25, 2023, Kate was named the adult poetry winner of the Tempe Writing Contest. You can watch her read her winning entry, "Possibilities," below.
On March 5, 2022, Kate was featured at the Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival in an author panel entitled "Coming on Strong: Creating Powerful Women."
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