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Nikki Barthelmess

Biography

Nikki Barthelmess

Nikki Barthelmess is a journalist published everywhere from lifestyle blogs to survivalist magazines. She entered foster care in Nevada at 12, and spent the next six years living in six different towns. During this time, Nikki found solace in books, her journal and the teachers who encouraged her as a writer. She graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno. Nikki lives in Los Angeles with her husband and her pride-and-joy Corgi pup. THE QUIET YOU CARRY is her debut novel.

Nikki Barthelmess

Books by Nikki Barthelmess

by Nikki Barthelmess - Family, Fiction, Mental Health, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Victoria knew her dad's behavior toward her was a little unusual, but she convinced herself everything was fine until she found herself locked out of the house at 3:00 a.m., surrounded by flashing police lights. Now, dumped into a crowded, chaotic foster home, Victoria has to tiptoe around her domineering foster mother, get through senior year at a new school and somehow salvage her college dreams...all while keeping her past hidden. All she wants is to move forward, but how do you focus on the future when the past won't leave you alone?