Author Melody Carlson is passionate about writing about the challenges and struggles young adults face, and her readers have responded by making her one of the Christian products industry’s leading novelists. Her books have been finalists and winners of various writing awards, including The Gold Medallion, The Christy, and The Rita Award.
Carlson’s TrueColors series, which focuses on hard-hitting issues such as suicide, addiction, and cutting, continues to top NavPress’ bestsellers list with more than 350,000 copies sold. Carlson’s edgy, new Secrets series promises to follow in TrueColor’s footsteps.
Secrets is a fiction series that delves into the lives of teens whose secrets can make or break them. These realistic books offer readers hope by helping them discover that solid faith, loyal friends, and a persistent spirit will see them through rough times.
“All teens have secrets—many are happy secrets, but some are not,” explains Carlson. “My hope is that my new series will help readers to realize that undisclosed heartbreaks are best healed when brought into the
In Forgotten, the first book in the Secrets series, teenager Adele is forced to grow up quickly when she becomes homeless and tries to conceal it from her classmates. It releases Aug. 1.