A Rather Large Problem Has Befallen The Huit Girls Sisters, Actually Octuplets To Be Exact One Particular New Year S Eve, The Girls Wait For Their Mommy To Bring Them Hot Chocolate And Their Daddy To Return With Wood For The Fire But They Don T Mommy And Daddy, That Is They Re Gone Poof Maybe Dead No One Knows For Sure.You Must See The Problem Here Eight Little Girls On Their Own, No Mommy Or Daddy To Take Care Of Them This Is Not A Good Thing.So Now These Little Girls, Must Take Care Of Themselves Get To School, Cook The Meals, Feed The Cats Eight Of Them, Too , And Pay The Bills They Can T Ask For Help, Oh No Any Self Respecting Adult Would Surely Call In Social Services, And Those Well Meaning People Would Have To Split Them Up After Losing Their Parents, Being Split Up Would Be Completely Unbearable.At The Same Time, The Question Remains What Happened To Mommy And Daddy The Sisters Eight As They Are Called, Affectionately And Otherwise Are Determined To Find Out Luckily, They Do Seem To Have Someone Or Something Helping Them Notes Keep Appearing Behind A Loose Brick In The Fireplace.It S A Good Old Fashioned Mystery With Missing Or Dead Parents, Nosy Neighbors, Talking Refrigerators, Foul Smelling Fruitcake Is There Any Other Kind , And Even A Little Magic Eight Little Girls, Eight Cats, And One Big Mystery Let The Fun Begin Durinda S Dangers, Wherein Durinda, Second In Line, Discovers Her Power And Gift Boy, Is Her Power A Doozy
Lauren grew up in Monroe, CT, where her father owned a drugstore at which her mother was the pharmacist She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut at Storrs, where she majored in psychology She also has what she calls her half Masters in English from Western Connecticut State University five courses down, another five to go someday.Throughout college, she worked semester breaks as a doughnut salesperson, a job that she swears gave her white lung disease from all the powdered sugar she breathed.Upon graduation, she began work at the venerable independent spacebookseller, now sadly defunct as such, Klein s of Westport There, she bought and sold for the better part of 11 years.In November 1994, Lauren left the bookstore to finally take a chance on herself as a writer Success did not happen over night Between 1994 and May 2002 when Red Dress Ink called with an offer to buy THE THIN PINK LINE Lauren worked as a book reviewer, a freelance editor and writer, and a window washer, making her arguably the only woman in the world who has ever both hosted a book signing party and washed the windows of the late best selling novelist Robert Ludlum.Since Red Dress Ink s call in 2002, Lauren has been kept very busy with writingnovels and checking herranking on a daily basis She still lives in Danbury, with her husband and daughter, where she has lived since 1991.In addition to writing, Lauren s daughter keeps her busy, accounting for the rest of her time.Lauren s favorite color is green.Lauren s favorite non cat animals are penguins.Lauren wants you to know that, however you are pronouncing her last name, you are probably pronouncing it wrong.
- 128 pages
- Durinda's Dangers
- Lauren Baratz-Logsted
- 25 July 2019 Lauren Baratz-Logsted