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Book: The Occasional Diamond Thief (The Unintentional Adventures of Kia and Agatha Book 1) by J. A. McLachlan

Book: The Occasional Diamond Thief (The Unintentional Adventures of Kia and Agatha Book 1) by J. A. McLachlan

categories: Book, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Secret, Thief, Futuristic Novel, Spiritual and Metaphysical, Mystery, Speculative Fiction, Strong Female Protagonist, Black Protagonist, Coming of Age




Jane Ann McLachlan

Author Jane Ann McLachlanabout this book: The Occasional Diamond Thief is a young adult/coming-of-age novel set in the distant future. It's written so teens and their parents can both enjoy it and discuss the choices and issues the protagonist faces.

I was a college professor of ethics before I became a full-time writer, and what always interests me in a novel are the moral choices and dilemmas that the characters must deal with. Right at the beginning of this novel, Kia faces a big one. Her father, on his deathbed, shows her where he has hidden a little leather pouch, which he gives to her. After his death she opens it to find an incredible and priceless diamond. Only they are poor, and he had hidden it -- and Kia wonders, did my father steal this diamond?

If you found out that someone you loved might have done something wrong in their past-- would you keep their secret, or would you tell it?

If you found out that your father was a thief, would you report him? Or would you follow in his footsteps, learn his trade?


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