Spice Secret

A Cautionary Diary
Pepper Kelly was looking forward to finishing high school and going to college. In September of her junior year, she met Jordan, and suddenly her life seemed better than ever--but Pepper had a secret. Almost too late, she learns some secrets should never be kept.

Billie Holladay Skelley Billie Holladay Skelley is a registered nurse who received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin. In Madison, she worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and taught students in the nursing program. She also helped to develop the nursing curriculum at Clarke College in Iowa. Since her retirement from the nursing profession, Billie has enjoyed focusing her writing efforts on different topics and disciplines for various forums. An award-winning author, she has contributed several articles to the regional magazine Show Me the Ozarks. In addition, her articles, stories, poetry, and essays have appeared in various magazines, journals, and anthologies in print and online—including the American Journal of Nursing, Heart and Lung, Missouri Nurse, PreMedLife Magazine, GAMbit, NSS News, Space Review, American Aviation Historical Society Journal, Kentucky Explorer, and Crowder Quill.

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