The Roses on the Wallpaper
by Kate Hancock, illustrated by Lane Gregory
What happens when two adventurous roses from the wallpaper decide
they simply HAVE to go to the garden party of the season?
Read The Roses on the Wallpaper and find out!
The Roses on the Wallpaper is a picture book intended for children 3-99.
The book is available in both soft cover and hard cover.
Windswept: A Novel
by Kate Hancock (published by Sunstone Press)
When the gleaming World Trade Center towers come tumbling down on September 11, so do the seemingly perfect lives of eleven year-old twins, Samantha and Andrew Bennett, and their mother, Rachel.
Can they build a new life without their father, Ben? Can they honor his last wish? After many difficult decisions, the answer seems to be "yes", but when a stranger appears on the scene, reviving sorrows and revealing hidden emotions, their fragile new life is threatened.
Set on the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard, Windswept is a story of loss and healing. It is a story about the strength of family. Above all it is a story about the power of love, friendship and knowledge to effect change.
And then, of course there's that pirate business!
Windswept is a novel intended for children in 4th to 8th grade.
maternalThe Baggage Car
by Kate Hancock (Archway Publishing)
If we are lucky, we have someone in our life who helps us navigate the trials and tribulations of adolescence. For Maxi Shelton, that person is her maternal grandmother, Kathleen Doyle, with whom she has lived since she was fourteen. Now Kathleen lies in a coma, and Maxi has come home from college to be her health care advocate.
Maxi, although terrified at the thought of losing her grandmother, is determined to honor Kathleen's wishes. Her high powered, but emotionally repressed mother, Laura, has other ideas. Laura and Maxi spar with each other while Maxi's Aunt Rose attempts to broker a truce. As the family tries to come to grips with their impending loss, a compassionate nurse suggests a pathway to reconciliation that sends all three women on a life changing journey of remembrance.
The Baggage Car is a young adult novel . It is available in both hard and soft cover and in E-book form from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Archway Publishing. From Stanza Lone in soft cover only.