When twelve-year-old Ben’s parents don’t come home from work, he doesn’t know what to think. Fearful of the police and Child Protective Services, he and his six-year-old sister don’t want to end up in foster homes and will do anything to avoid being separated. Their journey—fraught with obstacles and people who may not have their best interests at heart—plays a significant role in building Ben’s character and eventually determining his fate.
After a long career in corporate America, Florence Osmund retired to write novels. “I strive to write literary fiction and endeavor to craft stories that challenge readers to survey their own beliefs and values,” Osmund states. Florence’s website www.novelelements.com offers substantial advice for new and aspiring writers including how to begin the project, writing techniques, building an author platform, book promotion and more.
Florence lives in the heart of Chicago on the shore of Lake Michigan where she continues to write novels.