In 2011 I self-published an edgy YA novel under the title of Dragonfoot. It has been retitled THE GUARDIAN’S DIARY (IN PAPERBACK $9.99 and KINDLE $2.99), and has a nice new cover. It still deals with those pesky teen topics that should get an R rating – you know the ones. Here’s the back cover blurb:
17 year old Jedidiah was born with a gruesome deformity that causes him to drag his foot. He embraces the nickname Dragonfoot and sets his goal to become a champion skateboarder, but amputation, a mission trip to Peru, and two girls that God puts in his path challenge his dream.
The story is told from four points of view: Dragonfoot’s, a girl who suffers a gang rape, the preacher’s daughter who hides a secret, and the guardian angel who fights for Dragonfoot on another level.
Jedidiah opens his heart to both girls. Can he rescue the one who needs him without losing the one he needs? And can he open his heart to God as well and accept His will?
This is Christian fiction that addresses difficult adolescent issues such as sex and drugs, but deals with them through a Biblical perspective.