Mixed Emotions

by Raquel Y. Eldridge



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/24/2005

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 320
ISBN : 9781420832068
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 320
ISBN : 9781463485689

About the Book

Journey through the lives of Emily and Skylar Mathis.  These two sisters are coming of age in a world that takes no prisoners and has no loyalties.  A world where life’s little trials and tribulations can change the course of your entire life in the blink of an eye. 

Emily is a small time beautician’s assistant whose beauty school education is never put to use until an untimely incident puts her in the controller’s chair.  Using this to her advantage, she rises to the challenge and exceeds with unexpected grandeur.  Her dedication to love leaves her hurt and at a loss.  Skylar is beautiful, young, and innocent until fate throws her a life-altering curve ball she isn’t ready to hit.Once a grocery store checkout clerk, she makes an unsuspecting change in careers, which lead to more decisions that not only affect her life, but also changes the course of the people’s lives closest to her.She battles to reclaim her happiness, her stability, and her innocence. These young women, and their friends; Victoria, Meagan, Ginseng and Myeisha, evolve from their adolescence into glamorous adulthood.Their lives seem perfect to the world but dark secrets, bad circumstance and foolish choices cost them a lot more than they are willing to pay.In time, things are returned to some sense of normalcy, but at what price?

About the Author



Raquel lives in Houston, Texas where she works at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.  She writes a weekly romance column for a popular Houston-based networking website, www.urbanthang.com, under the name Quelly titled Love Thang.  She has had her work showcased in several national publications and in her free time, she produces her own free, monthly, informational newsletter via email to over 150 subscribers. 


She is affiliated with The ReMain Company, which publishes the comedy e-magazine, UB Trippin’, (www.ubtrippin.com), and produces television programs and advertising spots.  She has written for and acted with the comedy stage-skit troupe, Comedy Salad.  She is currently working on other novel projects including the sequel to Mixed Emotions. 


She can be reached at rye-mixedemotions@hotmail.com.