Infusing Reality with Hope

Jacci is an Amazon bestselling author of middle grade and young adult fiction. She writes adult fiction, too. Her latest book, The Retreat: A Tale of Spiritual Awakening.


Jacci loves chocolate, babies, and coffee with friends. She’s worn many hats in her lifetime as a marriage and family therapist, a school counselor, a campus minister, a spiritual director and a mom. Her favorite hats are her writer and grandmother hats, which come in wild colors and don’t fit too tightly.

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And it already has a FIVE Star and Top Choice rating  from LitPick! 

Ari Wren has a great life: Two best friends and a family she loves.

Chad Waters is by far the most popular guy at Sierra High School. Why then has he suddenly noticed Ari, a freshman nobody? Her friends are surprised by his attention and more than a little jealous. As Ari finds herself falling for Chad, his requests become more intimate and personal. Ari feels confused and unsure about what to do.

Follow Ari as she navigates budding romance, tough decisions, betrayal, and a trip to an island in this young adult story of growing up the hard way.



"The opening line is great, and the book doesn't back off from there. Quality character development and very nice pacing. These girls are wonderfully written and portrayed. Their struggles will bring even adult readers to a place of thoughtful reflection. A highly recommended story."

"I could hardly put this book down! The Cage captured my attention immediately and held it tight all the way to the end."

"The characters continue to grow in my heart as I read through the series - well done!."

"Jacci Turner knows how to write thrilling, easy to read, mystery adventures and I sure hope there are more coming!"

"I remember all too well being in High School and the fear of being 'different'. This writer handles it, and the deeper questions beautifully."

"As a teacher librarian, I will be promoting this book to my students. I believe that it is a well plotted realistic novel with a touch of mystique."

"I absolutely loved the trilogy! I would recommend this series to anyone. Especially good reading for middle school kids and up!"

"It was incredibly inspiring and kept my attention the whole time...loved it!!!!!"

© 2014 by Jacci Turner

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