A Chosen Life by K.A. Parkinson Release Date: March 16th 2016 Snowy Peaks Media
Summary from Goodreads: When Macy was chosen to join an elite group of children responsible for protecting
ignorant mankind from the monsters of the Dark, she understood there isn’t time
for speed bumps, and the arrival of the Ninth Chosen ten years late is one big
bump. The Ninth is to one day lead all the Chosen in a final battle between
Light and Dark forces, but the legendary warrior turns out to be Tolen Parks, a
clueless and reclusive seventeen year-old whom Macy fears will not be their
captain but instead their downfall. In an action-packed entertainer, Tolen and
Macy are swept down a dangerous path that tests everything that Macy is, and
brings out everything that Tolen can be, as they discover the power of choice,
true friendship, and the incredible influence a single person can have on the
K.A. is the
mother of two incredible boys and has been married
to her high school sweetheart for nineteen years. Writing and
making up stories is something she has enjoyed doing for as long as she can
As a child, she spent summers borrowing books
from the Book Mobile, and hiding under her bed with a bag of cookies and a
flashlight to enjoy great literary adventures. Some of her all-time childhood
favorite books are, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Lord of the Rings. She
has always been a huge fan of fantasy and science fiction.
As an adult, she spends her days chauffeuring her
boys between work, art and music lessons, running a household, and reading and
writing every chance she gets.
She has spent many wonderful years working with
girls ages 12 to 18 through her membership in The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is
because of the experiences with these amazing young women, and their love and support
that she finally decided to pursue her dream of publishing clean and
entertaining books for young adult audiences.
The novels in A Chosen life is her
first full-length published work. She has many short stories, unrelated to The
Chosen Chronicles, you can read on her blog.