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MORE COMING  - MORE HERE.  The plot for "THE CROW CHILD" trilogy-saga is a slight departure for me - into fantasy - though it could be argued that all fiction is fantasy.  But just as I gave 'voice' to a delightful character with Down Syndrome in my preteen/teen mystery series,  I give 'voice' to all sick and/or troubled kids via a unique "hero" born with Cystic Fibrosis...

THE CROW CHILD...Black Crow trilogy saga
PART ONE: Orphaned when Elijah was three years old, is growing up with his grandfather on a small farm between the Sarsi Tsuu Tina Indian Reservation and the town of Canmore Alberta. Elijah O'Day Clearwater is also growing up with Cystic Fibrosis.

 Thirteen days before his thirteenth birthday, Elijah begins to have vivid dreams. The first dream is of a chieftain leading an ancient clan in 15th Century Ireland. The second dream is of a chief leading a tribe of Blackfoot in 18th Century west-central North America. The dreams aren't an outlet for the stress of a school bully - they hint of his unusual destiny...
PART TWO: Thanksgiving In St.Louis - five months after Elijah's 14th birthday a late birthday card arrives from an Aunt Mary he didn't know he had. Her invitation for Elijah and his grandfather to spend American Thanksgiving at her house sets in motion a second test in the evolution of Crow Child... 
...with our cries heard above the roar of fire - comes one who hears those cries

With outstretched wings the one who walks as man sends wind to protect those who cry and silence to punish those who take...
PART THREE: The Sound Of Rain - Elijah turns 15 in hospital with the threat of surgery while a new group of returning terrorists begin another cycle of destruction once again in North America. As the threat escalates Elijah rallies to Crow Child's duty of the third test. To find a cunning foe even more remarkable abilities surface. Then facing the vast global menace Crow Child unleashes all of his mastered abilities...