|The Fallen Queen (Winner of the Write Way Award 2013) #Wattys2014|
Marie wanted to be as good as her mother wanted. Since her older brother was diagnosed with autism, she is considered a "normal" child. In other words, she feels she must be perfect in every way, which soon turns out to be a haunting task. Desperate for love and to make sense of her mother's contradictory behaviors and spiritual chan... more
What is a Mystery/Thriller story? A Mystery is a puzzle or a secret that is solved by characters in the story. Clever plotting, interesting clues, detective reasoning skills ? all of these are important elements. Similarly, Thriller stories involve a threat or imminent danger that must be overcome or resolved and often involves mysterious elements.