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As a young, vicious reader, Shelly spent most of her time, either in the restricted reading section of the library, or scribbling away in journals.
Shelly’s first novel A Light into the Darkness earned a Puddly Award in 2013 and in 2015 was nominated for Family Fiction’s top ten books. In 2016, she completed and published her third novel in the Twisted Roots series and started teaching creative writing classes at High Country Home Educators.
Current project she is working on is an apocalyptic romance which can only be described as a cross between Left Behind and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.
Shelly lives in Colorado with her husband Tim, three daughters, two dogs, and three guinea pigs.
Visit her at shellywright.com
Awards and Acknowledgments
Novels and Novellas
LEGACY: TWISTED ROOTS 3
Released November 8, 2016
Hunter stopped just shy of the cobblestone path. He wrapped his arms around me. “Not much longer,” he whispered. “You won’t be confined to the property.”
“And why is that?”
Jessica’s longtime dream has always been to visit all the places she read about growing up. Knowing demons surrounded the protected grounds, she is completely surprised when Hunter whisks her far away from the Okefenokee Swamp to show her the world.
But Davior’s stern warning to not leave the compound echoes in back of her mind.
Twisted Roots: The Lost Scrolls 2
Released November 11, 2014
Jessica wants nothing more than to stay on the protected grounds of the Okefenokee Swamp and plan her wedding, but the spirit of her dead father has other plans. He lead her to an antique chest filled with secrets, sending Jessica on the adventure of her life.
With demons and a jealous, jilted lover on her trail, it’s the heartache of leaving Hunter that overshadows Jessica’s desire to unravel her twisted family tree.
TWISTED ROOTS: A Light in the Darkness
Released November 17, 2015
Samuel stopped and shook his head at the night sky as though it knew the secret he was about to reveal. “There are magical places that exist in this world, Jessica, places the Master Architect created to balance good and evil. The time will come when you will leave this house and enter into another life that awaits you. A life you deserve with a greater purpose. You don’t know how special you really are.”
For years, Jessica has fought for her father’s life by agreeing to every little whim her twisted mother’s mind could conjured. Close to her twentieth birthday, her scheming mother forces an engagement. If Jess refuses, she’ll shut off the machines keeping her father alive. Having no choice, she agrees, but hours later finds her father already dead. She knows then she has to escape her prison, or she’ll end up just like her father.