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RELATED TITLES UNIQUE SELLING POINTS 978-0-8254-4368-8 9.99 Paperback 5.5 x 8.5 168 pages Fiction Historical Young Adult Kregel Publications Rights World July 27 2015 The second in the Circle C Milestones series Andrea Carter can ride rope and cut out cattle with the best of her brothers ranch hands. Yet her mother has always held the familys youngest daughter back from fully participating in ranch activities. With the approach of her fifteenth birthday even the ranch boss big brother Chad cant deny that his baby sister is better at ranch skills than some of his cowhands. When Andi announces that her quinceaera birthday wish is to join the upcoming cattle drive her family is stunned. But after further discussion and multiple newspaper clippings about spirited women who balked at societys expectations even Mother agrees that the only way to get this cattle-drive notion out of Andis head is by letting her and her cousin Levi go along as Cooks helpers. Andi is elated. What can go wrong on a two-week drive to Los Angeles Andi quickly discovers that a cattle drive is a dirty danger- ous business with little sleep and the same food day after day. Between late nights dust mosquitos and an abrasive cowhand trying to win Andis attention it is definitely not a holiday. Andi grimly determines she will stick it out. When a river crossing goes wrong and Chad is shot in a gunfight with suspicious men who have been shadowing the herd Mitch the trail boss finds himself dangerously shorthanded. Andi and Levi can no longer just give Cook a hand. Its time to pitch in and help Mitch get their cattle to marketany way they can. SusanK.Marlow is always on the lookout for a new story whether shes writing books teaching writing workshops or sharing what shes learned as a homeschooling mom. The author of the CircleC Adventures and the CircleC Beginnings Susan enjoys relaxing on her fourteen-acre homestead in the great state of Washington. 16 FICTION ISBN 978-0-8254-4368-8 9 7 8 0 8 2 5 4 4 3 6 8 8 Heartbreak Trail An Andrea Carter Book Susan K. Marlow Thick as Thieves 978-0-8254-4367-1 9.99 Connected to a blog by Andi with regular interaction with readers Successful character now reaching an older audience CIRCLE C MILESTONES 2