Book Two in the Amelia Jae Series
About the Book
Injured and alone Pepper must navigate through a city with its frightening sounds and dangers.
Pepper’s Misadventure, is the second book in author Renée Filippucci-Kotz’s Amelia Jae series. Pepper, recently adopted by ten-year-old AJ and her family, is on her way to the veterinarian when her family is in an auto accident. AJ takes Pepper out of the car to check on her. Pepper is frightened by a dog, jumps out of AJ’s arms and runs away. Pepper’s Misadventure follows AJ, her friends Cory and Su Li, and her parents as they look for Pepper as well as Pepper’s experience while she is lost.
Pets are an important part of our lives. Whether you have a pet or not, you’ll understand how AJ feels about Pepper’s disappearance. Pepper’s Misadventure is an exciting and entertaining book.
About the Author
Renée Filippucci-Kotz was born in New York and grew up in Ken-
tucky. She developed a passion for books and animals as a child. Going to the library with her parents and brother was a favorite pastime. Renée became interested in writing for children while working with foster children. Pepper’s Misadventure is the second book in the Amelia Jae series. Pepper’s Misadventure received honorable mention in the Carteret Writers Contest.
Growing up Renée and her family had a variety of animals including gold fish, dogs, turtles, a cat, and a rabbit. In 2001 she began to volunteer with her local, county, animal shelter. Renée photographs animals for the shelter’s website and assists with adoptions.
When not writing, Renée enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with her husband and pets. Ms. Filippucci-Kotz lives in North Carolina.