Now available! Sonshine Girls: Summer Secret released on December 13, 2008.
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Charli, Kristin, Anna and Jessica are four friends who find the value of friendship through both their faith and surviving the church bully. The Sonshine Girls is a new series and the first book, Summer Secret, released on December 13, 2008.
A new girl, Kristin, arrives on the scene, and a group of three friends quickly becomes four. Kristin is immediately confronted by the church bully, Greta, and has to learn how to deal with harassment in a Christian manner. But, there's a bigger secret lurking in this little town church. Something has been bothering Ellie and Alma for over 50 years. What could it be? See how the girls, and adults alike, learn how to extend understanding and forgiveness to their friends as well as their enemies.
“Hey!” she heard someone shout.
“Up here!” She turned, feeling her hair swish with the jerky movement and looked up. Hanging out of a top bedroom window was a small girl waving happily.
“H- Hello...” she stammered hoping that the girl hadn’t noticed her hair and the uncanny ability it had to wave with her.
“Hang on a minute!” yelled the girl, “I’ll be right down!” Charli turned to leave three times but decided that she could never disappear onto the other street in time for the girl not to see her running away. She would just have to explain the hair.
“Great hair,” she said, “I can never get mine to do that.”
“You mean you actually try to make yours do this?” Charli pointed at her hair and looked at the girl in sheer astonishment. “I honestly had nothing to do with this,” she said indicating her hair again, “my best friend decided I needed a make-over.”
“I see,” she said, “My name is Kristin and you are?”
“Charli.” she said with a little more enthusiasm “I live one street over, and my mother is expecting me home so I really have to go.” Charli wasn’t expected to be home for another fifteen minutes but she was desperate to take her hair indoors, and out of public view.