Bio: Elaine Hopper (writing as Kristi Davitt) was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, has spent several years moving around the U.S. with the Air Force before settling down in sunny South Florida with her husband, five children, and five cats and near her new grandson. Her father likes to tease her that she's a career student, as she's always in some sort of school. She earned her BS in Accounting from University of Southern Mississippi, her MBA from Nova Southeastern in Florida and has taken classes resulting in ceramics certification to writing courses and workshops. Presently, she works for a non-profit charity that serves the poorest of the poor in the Caribbean and Latin America. Elaine's first novel, TIGERS PLAY TOO ROUGH was released by New Concepts Publishing in June 1999. Elaine's second and third books OVER THE MOON and MY BABY TOO is an Awe-Struck E-Books September 7, 1999 as a "Double Take." CARELESS WHISPERS, Elaine's fourth novel, also unfolds in sultry South Florida. Elaine's fifth novel, NEXT TO FOREVER moves up north for some winter fun. Ever the prolific writer, Elaine has published other novels with Awe-Struck: AMAZING GRACE, DOUBLE-DARE, and WYSIWYG, an EPPIE 2001 nominee written under the name Renee Austin. Other books are planned for release within the next year--so be sure to watch for them!
Sara DiShon, victim of a broken family, does everything in her power to keep her siblings and her mother from falling apart after her father walks out on them. The 'Aftershocks' hit her one after another, and the only true constant in her life now, is her newly found boyfriend, Jesse Curtis, 'super jock, hunk and the biggest crush of her life.' Sara isn't a cheerleader or very popular. She can't believe Jesse is interested in her. By standing by her and for her, Jesse, a product of divorced pare... more info>>