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Honor Code arrives March 1st, 2018!

Advance Praise for Honor Code:

“…an explosive, harrowing tale…” – Kirkus Reviews

“Burkhart nails all of the tense, ugly elements of sexual assault and its aftermath, from slut shaming to victim blaming. An intense look at rape on campus, this social media–savvy novel is a must-read.” – Booklist

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To belong. To “get it.” To be a true Edwardian.

Achieving these things means following the Edwards Academy honor code to the letter. And that’s all Sam wants when she arrives at the prestigious boarding school on scholarship. She knows she’s lucky to e there, so she’ll do whatever it takes to make friends and blend in. Enduring hazing, signing up for a sport she hates, even attending the school dance with an upperclassmen she doesn’t know.

Everyone at Edwards works their hardest to play the game—and if Sam wants to achieve her dream of getting into Harvard, well, she’ll play it too. But when she learns the high cost of entry, will Sam be willing to bury the worst night of her life in order to “keep the community sacred”?

As the line between truth and justice becomes blurred, Sam must find out for herself what honor really means.

Quartz Creek Ranch

All 4 of the book covers in the Quartz Creek Ranch series: Shy Girl & Shy Guy, One Brave Summer, At Top Speed, The Long Trail Home

This series of books for Middle-Grade readers is all about horses, friendship, and finding yourself. I co-authored QUARTZ CREEK RANCH with the fabulously talented Amber J. Keyser.

All four books in the series are available individually in library-bound hardcover and paperback.

Here’s a little bit about the series:

Every summer, the gates of Quartz Creek Ranch swing open for kids in trouble. Under the watchful eyes of life-long ranchers Willard and Etty Bridle, these ten to twelve-year-olds put their hands—and hearts—to good use, herding cattle, tending the garden, harvesting hay, and caring for animals. Aided by two teenage horse trainers, the kids must forge a bond with their therapy horses, grow beyond the mistakes that brought them to the ranch, and face unique challenges in the rugged Colorado rangeland.

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Look for my new fantasy novel in Fall 2019!

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