Ten-year old Amanda Greene is teased and tormented at school. Home isn't any better where her widower father is often away on business, leaving her in the care of her teenaged sister who's too popular and busy to care about her. To escape reality, she creates fantasy stories, but life becomes interesting for Amanda on the way home from school one day when she stumbles upon a golden pebble that can talk.
Krista Wagner is a 70's product who lives in Southern California with her supportive and amazing chef of a husband, three entertaining and very bright children, and a suitcase of stories begging to be finished. She graduated from National University with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing. Since 2008, she has been an English Instructor. Her debut novel, Intent, was completed during a 2013 summer road trip, Rian Field, a psychological thriller, was released January 2016 and The Gold, a middle-grade fantasy, released Summer 2016. Krista enjoys suspenseful films, reading the Bible, and spending time with her family.