The Haves. The Have-Nots.
Kate O’Brien appears to be a Have-Not. Her whole life has been a series of setbacks she’s had to snake her way out of—some more sinister than others. But she’s determined to change that. She’s book-smart. She’s street-smart. Oh, and she’s also a masterful liar.

Welcome …and exhale.

Make yourself at home and feel free to poke around


Teresa Toten won the Governor General’s Literary Award for The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B. She is the author of the acclaimed Blondes series, as well as Shattered Glass, The Onlyhouse, and, with Eric Walters, The Taming.




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Women’s March and #MeToo movement helped spur Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: FEMINISM!

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I am NOT going to hijack the ballerina--I'm just not going to get off the stage!!