Collective Identity : Book Four of the Commitment Series
In this fourth book of The Commitment Series, Billie and Cat Charland embark on a genealogy search to build their family tree. What they find sends their lives into a tailspin as they discover dark secrets surrounding Billie's lineage. They find unlikely allies in the personages of Alexandra Spirakis and Josephine Wycliffe, Cat's maternal grandmothers who themselves have been harboring a family secret. Will Billie ever be on solid ground again after she learns the circumstances of her heritage? Is her lineage a twist of fate... or predestined by the power that be? A must-read episode in the lives of the Charland clan.
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 16.51mm | 498.95g
- 28 Jan 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Karen D Badger
Karen D. Badger is the author of On A Wing And A Prayer, Yesterday Once More (a 2009 Golden Crown Literary Award winner for Speculative Fiction), In A Family Way, Unchained Memories, and Happy Campers: Books I, II and III of the Commitment Series, and her current novel, The Blue Feather. This novel, Collective Identity: Book IV of the Commitment Series is the first book to be published solely by Badger Bliss Books, which Karen co-owns with her wife Barbara Sawyer (aka, "Bliss'). Born in Vermont, Karen is the second of five children raised by a fiercely independent mother, who remains one of her best friends to this day. Karen earned her B.A. in 1978 in Theater and in Elementary Education, and in 1994, earned a B.S. in mathematics. In addition to her novels, Karen is the author of many technical papers on photomask manufacturing, which she has presented at numerous semiconductor industry conferences, and is the holder if several technical patents. Karen is currently in her 37th year as an Advisory Engineer with the IBM Corporation in Vermont. Karen and her wife, Barb (a retired Lt Col in the US Air Force) live in the beautiful state of Vermont, home of Ben and Jerry's. They spend their spare time with family: sons Heath and Dane, their respective ladies, Kacie and Daisy, and their three grandchildren, Kyren, Ariana and Ellie, as well as doing home improvement projects on both their homes in Vermont and New Mexico. They also enjoy camping, kayaking, motorcycling and singing Karaoke.