Annie: She Knows Things

Annie is a supporting character in “The Author and The Illustrator.” The middle grade fantasy is set to be released October 2022. You can get your free Kindle copy about a month before it releases, when you sign up to be an advanced reader! Sign up today!

Annie has four foster children in her home; five once Jayne arrives. She’s a self-taught baker and chef, and an avid reader. Though strict and a bit old-school, she’s a fierce protector of her kids. But she knows things she couldn’t possibly know. Jayne believes she’s either watching the kids with surveillance cameras or is psychic… yes, she’s most definitely psychic.

Learn more about Annie:

Name: Annie

Gender: Female

Age: 45 ish

Hometown: An unincorporated community along the Oregon Coast. Nearest town,
Lincoln City, Oregon.

Occupation: Foster mom.

Eye Color: Blue.

Natural Hair Color: Gray.

Body Type: Average.

Clothing Style: Casual. Loves tie dye and bright colors. Is usually wearing an apron.

Extrovert or Introvert: Extroverted introvert.

Optimist or Pessimist: Pessimist.

Temperament: Laid back.

Mood: Strict.

Attitude: Caring and conservative.

Strengths: Always upholds his duty.

Flaws: Easily frazzled.

Pet Peeves: Wants order.

Favorite Virtue: Wisdom

Ruled by Heart or Mind: Mind.

Motivated by: The kids under her care.

Life Motto: When in doubt, cook. 

Favorite Foods: Is it possible to choose a favorite?

Favorite Movie: None. 

Favorite Music: X

Favorite Music: Classical.

Favorite Book: Thrillers. She has a whole case of them.

Favorite Place: Her kitchen.

Favorite activities: Cooking. Reading

Hobbies: Keeping the kids safe.

Interests: What the kids are up to.

Pets: None.

“The Author and The Illustrator” book blurb:

Jayne was either dying or going crazy. This is what she thought every time her right hand started hurting. She never suspected it was magic...

Thirteen-year-old Jayne grew up with her loving mom and dad in downtown Portland, Oregon. She liked books and movies, and hanging out with her best friend. At school, she stayed camouflaged in the background—careful not to attract the attention of bullies. Life was good and safe.

But her very ordinary, plain life changes when her parents are hit in a tragic bicycling accident. She barely has time to breathe before she is whisked away to live with a misfit crew of orphans and a seemingly psychic foster mom. As if her new home wasn’t odd enough, the neighborhood turns out to be even weirder. It’s here she encounters talking animals, a ghost-witch, and a secret that connects Jayne to all of it.

In search of answers, Jayne and two unlikely friends embark on a journey where she discovers she possesses a strange power. But fearful of those who would force her to use her gift for evil, Jayne must keep her magic hidden.

Learn more about “The Author and The Illustrator.”

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