Sophie and Scottie's Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock

WINNER of the 2017 Gold Family Choice Award and Silver Mom's Choice Award!

This is the third book of The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Series. It is full of action, adventure, and fun!

The picture frame portal empowers the sisters to solve the Sweet Tooth Rock Mystery!

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Finalist for “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading!”

As a writer, I’m thrilled to be a finalist!

Girl Power!

Sophie and Scottie empower themselves to make choices when solving the Monarch Mystery!

Girl Power!

Sophie and Scottie action books empower sisters to read!

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A Note from the Author

As I began the process of writing this “Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Series” of books, I wasn’t sure what the plot would be, who the main characters were, or even if the book would be a mystery.

I realized that I needed to step back and reflect on why I wanted to become an author and write a middle grade novel for ages 8 to 12 in the first place. Then it dawned on me; while reading to my kids every night, I realized that this evening ritual was very special, calming, and important to their love of reading. I decided that I wanted to be a part of this evening ritual for as many kids as possible through my writing. And, if all went as planned, I would also be promoting literacy at the same time at home and in the class room.

That was my “aha” moment and I’ve been writing non-stop ever since.

Be sure to view my AUTHOR VIDEOS and listen to my INTERVIEW with The Power of Perception Radio Show when you click on the “Learn More About Cindy” tab below.

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Author Visit

July 8, 2017 - No Comments

“I love, love your third book!” I recently presented to Mrs. Glynn’s 4th/5th grade class regarding all three of my books in The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Book Series. I talked about writing techniques, plot development, character ideas, and the publishing industry. Mrs. Glynn (one of Poway Unified School...

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Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Something’s Fishy receives 5-Star Review!

October 8, 2016 - No Comments

I’m happy to announce that Readers’ Favorite has recognized the second book in my book series, “Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Something’s Fishy“, with a 5-star review! This review validates that this adventure-mystery is perfect for readers ages 8 to 12. Read the review at:...

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READERS FAVORITE RECOGNIZES “SOPHIE AND SCOTTIE’S ADVENTURES OF THE MONARCH MYSTERY” SILVER AWARD

October 8, 2016 - No Comments

Readers Favorite recognizes “Sophie and Scotties Adventures of the Monarch Mystery” in its 2016 international book award contest. SAN DIEGO, CA – 10/07/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — The 2016 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries. Readers’ Favorite...

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Orange County Children’s Book Festival 2016

September 24, 2016 - 1 Comment

I was really busy in my Author’s Corner booth selling and signing all of my award winning books in The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Trilogy.

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Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock WINS GOLD FAMILY CHOICE AWARD

August 30, 2016 - No Comments

Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock has just received the 2016 Gold Family Choice Award for being recognized as the best in children’s and parenting products. Now in it’s 21st year, the “Family Choice Award” is one of the most coveted, family friendly consumer award programs in the nation. Parents...

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AUTHOR BOOK EVENTS 2017

December 16, 2015 - No Comments

AWARD WINNING ADVENTURES OF SOPHIE AND SCOTTIE TRILOGY EVENTS SCHEDULE: JAN 22nd I will be pitching my Screenplay – “Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery” to DreamWorks Animation. JAN 1st through DEC 31st – “Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock” will be in the San...

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Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery gets 5-Star Review!

November 7, 2015 - No Comments

I’m excited to share that Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery has received a 5-Star Review from Readersfavorite.com. Their website is one of the fastest growing review sites for authors on the internet and is the recipient of the “Honor Excellence” and “Best Website for Authors” awards by...

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Monarch Butterflies

July 10, 2014 - 7 Comments

One of the best recognized butterfly species on earth is the Monarch Butterfly. Each November hundreds of millions of butterflies from the U.S. and Canada migrate to a mountainous region 60 miles west of Mexico City near Angangueo, Mexico. This phenomenon is considered one of the greatest migrations on earth. Too learn more about the […]

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Great Book Reviews!

November 14, 2017 - No Comments

Here is the latest reviews the entire book series has received from Trudy Thompson for the Association for Mormon Letters. Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery: http://associationmormonletters.org/blog/reviews/current-reviews/murray-sophie-and-scotties-adventures-of-the-monarch-mystery-reviewed-by-trudy-Thompson/ Sophie...

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Christmas Books That Change Kid’s Lives – Action Trilogy Encourages Literacy

October 24, 2017 - No Comments

This press release of The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie award winning book series utilizes girl power and science to promote literacy.  These books will make great Christmas gifts for ages 7 to 12 because the stories are great and the books can be read at any time, anywhere; no electricity required to plug in the books!  […]

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OC Children’s Book Festival 2017

October 2, 2017 - No Comments

I had a great time talking with many readers ages 7 to 12 who purchased The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie books!

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