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The Helping Hands (Helping Hands #1)

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The kidnappings of seventy-one children began the legend, but five friends with troubled pasts and courageous futures created it. Melanie O'Conner was known as the seventeen-year-old bad-ass delinquent of Knoxport, California. A drug dealer, a junkie, and a criminal, she had earned her reputation through the leadership of the much-feared rebellious gang called the Hell Hou...more
Paperback, 463 pages
Published May 15th 2004 by PublishAmerica
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I have been a fan of Mrs. Circelli for quite some time, and my newest read by her did not disappoint, despite the fact that this genre (realistic fiction) isn't usually to my liking.

Definitely different than Beyond the Western Sun, or The Sour Orange Derby, the world of the Helping Hands is dark, gritty, emotional, and yet all too realistic. Dealing with addiction, emotional ties, and of course the themes of abuse, this first book in the series welcomes readers to a world that doesn't shy away...more
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Kristina Circelli is the author of adult and YA fiction novels. A descendent of the Cherokee nation, Circelli holds both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in English from the University of North Florida. Currently, she works as both a copywriter and creative writing professor, in addition to writing her own novels.

Her latest series, The Whisper Legacy, is steeped in the spoken narratives of N...more
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