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In The Hard Way meet Paul Jones who through a series of life events learns who his real friends are-and how the decisions he makes, good or bad, can quickly affect his whole life.

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In Shawn's Way after serving nine months at Creekside Juvenile Detention Center, Paul Jones returns to Brooklyn Heights for his junior year, eager to make better decisions. Will Paul succeed in carving out a new, better path for himself at Brooklyn Heights? Find out in Shawn’s Way, book two of The Way Series and sequel to The Hard Way.

Meet Selma P. Verde

Young Adult Author

I have been a creative writer since I was a kid, in the form of silly plays and creative storytelling. As an adult, watching the kids around me growing up and learning life's lessons inspired me to write about some things teenagers go through. Writing is a passion that I can’t let go of. I became a  published author in 2017 by with my first book, The Hard Way.

I analyze and report data during the day and coordinate a family life for my fiancé, two young adults and a cat by night.  I have lived in Minnesota all of my life and continue to love the four seasons and ten thousand lakes the state is known for. Some of my favorite places to write and create are by many of those lakes. 

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"You must do the things you think you cannot do."

-Eleanor Roosevelt

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