When the United States of America crumbles under civilian protests
and riots, a new United America rises from the ashes…
After a reformation, United America runs like a well-oiled
machine. Solar power trumps fossil fuels, strict laws keep crime at an all-time
low, and at sixteen, residents are assigned their role in society—and fulfill
it without complaints. But unbeknownst to the citizens, they are also under
constant monitoring, and reigning President Vaughn has eyes in every sector of
the gleaming country.
When Rosaline Thatcher turns sixteen, it is time to receive her
position in society…
When President Vaughn calls Rosalineto the stage, she
dutifully follows orders. Though she dare not disobey, it’s unclear why she is
being singled out. As she passes her best friend, Wesley, she’s reminded of
what’s at stake. With her new role, she could be torn from her friends and
Rosaline goes from ordinary citizen to leader of the free world…
Shocked and overwhelmed, Rosaline can’t understand why she was
chosen for the most vital position of all. But with great power comes great
responsibility, and with the help of those closest to her, the fate of their
thriving country rests in her hands.
When she discovers a secret location only known as the O.C., the
United America Rosaline thought she knew may turn out to be history’s greatest
In a society where citizens obey without question, what will
happen when one girl dares to defy, and what will that mean for United America?
Wheeler lives in the Central Valley of California with her husband and two
of literature began in Jr. High when she was introduced to Lowis Lowry’s books.
Since then she has had a passion for writing Young Adult books, and creating
strong female leads. When she’s not writing she is advocating for Autism
Awareness and involved in the deaf community.
favorite things to do are play with her children, craft with her friends, sleep
while her husband watches movies and indulge in her favorite addictions:
Coffee, candy and shoes.