Blueskin and the Qianlong Emperor
Blueskin reincarnates in the rooms of Princess Hexiao as she plans her escape from the palace. Ho Shen hears of the blue cat and demands its head but Blueskin escapes, joins the Gai Cat Clan who are planning to visit the last remaining general loyal to the Emperor, and convince him to fight Ho Shen and save China.
But the jounrey finds him meeting a dragon, a female cat who can out fight him at every turn, a priest who isn't at all sure anyone can pursuade the general to do anything, a battle that almost costs all their lives and Ho Shen's devious plan B.
Oh, and he falls in love.
Blueskin Saves America
Blueskin arrives at the American war of independence just as it is raining. wet and muddy he befriends the collie bundle, works with Co-Peik of the Tuscalora tribe and is ably helped by well bred horses,and the soldiers O'reilly and Blueberry. Together they fight off the plot of the British spy, and help the American militia survive the catastrophe of Washington almost being taken prisoner by Colonel Bassingcourt.
and don't even get me started about the witches ...
The second in the Blueskin series reveals the Lore of Cats. Blueskin meets Little Wolf, a terrier, and together they trek across California to save the City of the Cats from thieves. They are helped by Wynimi, a Washoe child, make friends with three horses, discover things about themselves they never knew and find the fabled city hidden in a valley between the mountains. There they fight to preserve its secret and Blueskin learns things about himself than he never thought possible.
Blueskin the Cat
"Blueskin, reincarnated as a cat, sees the two men responsible for this arrest and plots his revenge. So begins his adventure as a cat of the High Seas, fighting pirates and surviving a storm, until they all finally arrive in America. There he learns the true nature of being a cat and how much better it is than being a highwayman."
A Private Midnight
Parents of teenagers take note. The two most overused and mundane questions you can ask your teen are “How was your day?” and “What did you do?”
Scott Fried dedicates his new book to the ten questions he wishes he had been asked as a teenager. In A Private Midnight: A Teenager’s Scrapbook of Secrets, Fried reveals through the anonymous submission of answers from teenagers around the world that their unspoken fears, questions and restrained hope need to find a voice. A Private Midnight is an encouraging guide for parents and teachers who are struggling to understand what lies beneath a teenager’s silence.