by Melanie Scherencel Bockmann

On October 31, 1995, four shadowed figures climbed into a Thunderbird with guns and Halloween masks, intent on an easy crime spree. After all, what other night of the year do people open their doors willingly to strangers wearing masks?

It wasn’t the first time they had committed armed robbery together, but it would be their last. Sixteen-year-old Andrew Michell was behind the wheel of the getaway car. And that night, they didn’t get away.

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In the Shadow of the Mob
by Melanie Scherencel Bockmann

At first, living in the shadow of the mob didn’t seem so bad. Granted, Carl’s parents didn’t get along, and his extended family treated them all like outcasts. But Carl and his family had practically everything that money could buy.

Until his dad made a million-dollar mistake that would change their lives forever.

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UnRapped:                                                                     The Myers Brothers Flip from Fame to Glory

by Melanie Scherencel Bockmann

Ivor and Sean Myers and their music group the Boogiemonsters shot to fame in the rap world.

They were in Rolling Stone magazine, their music was on MTV, and their house was a nonstop party. They were living their dream. But something just didn’t feel right. This is the story of a couple of guys who got everything they ever wanted. And then changed their minds.

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Just Plane Crazy
by Melanie Scherencel Bockmann

The only thing Rick wanted was to be a missionary pilot. When he and his friend, Marcus, find the perfect plane for sale in a magazine, they make a pact to save money to buy it. When they realize their combined allowance isn’t going to cut it, they decide to get creative in their pursuit of cash–and the result is an adventure-filled and slightly dangerous summer that is Just Plane Crazy.

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