Raised in a hotbed of arguments and fights, eleven-year-old Christine Simms is the victim of her mother's temper and cruelty. A domestic dispute ends in tragedy, sending the family into a tailspin.
A shocking discovery sends Christine on a quest to find the stranger who left her behind in Jamaica. Determined to unravel the mystery of her birth, Christine uses every tool at her disposal and treads with courage where no child should.
Christine's Odyssey won a bronze medal in the 2008 Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's creative writing competition and is the the first in a series of young adult novels by J.L. Campbell.
Christine's Odyssey was released in March 2013 and has hit the No. 1 slot in the Literature & Fiction, Children's Drama list on Amazon.com. The next in the series, Saving Sam, is due for release in September.