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Between Fire and Pines
Fifteen-year-old Natalia Artison knows something she shouldn’t -- a secret her mother was murdered for – The Code. Natalia’s father claims the Code is the only thing left to protect her before abandoning her on the side of the road. With nowhere left to turn, Natalia is taken in by the shadowy organization that employed her parents and becomes the ward of reluctant agent ...more
Paperback, 420 pages
Published April 22nd 2016 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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I really enjoyed this book. It was written by a local author and several times I had to ask myself if I thought the book was good because I wanted to be supportive or if it was actually good. I can definitely say, it was a good book, regardless of where the author came from. I thought the story was interesting and engaging and well written. There were a couple very clever points that I really enjoyed - the hospital scene when a character says he has more IVs than a British castle made me laugh ...more
Is it in bad taste to rate your own book? Probably, but then Goodreads never should have given me the option. It's really their own fault. You'll notice I gave it 4 out of 5 stars. I could have done better but you know, there is only so much a person can do. Writing is an evolution; as I grow, so does my writing. Plus I think maybe I put a few too many gory scenes in there so that was at least worth half a star in my opinion. It's a learning process. I enjoyed the character development though. ...more
Currently residing in Calgary, Alberta with her husband and two cats, Kathleen spends her free time working at a book store, playing video games, and sometimes writing novels. Her debut novel, Between Fire and Pines, is the first in a nine book series following the trials of Natalia Artison as she tries to navigate the dangerous underworld of the Agency.
Other books in the series
The Code (2 books)