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By Mount Vernon News
January 24, 2013 9:16 am EST

 

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon High School is the setting for “Seeing Red,” the first in a series of young adult novels written by Ann K. Shepherd. The seven-book series follows a group of Mount Vernon seniors as they progress through their final year of high school, experiencing joys and sorrows, adversity and serendipity, enmity and friendship.

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Author Ann K. Shepherd, who lives in southern California, said she deliberated searched for a small town like ours in which to place her novels.

“I’m not really into big cities,” she told the News. “There are a lot of stories and television shows centered around big cities. I thought it would be really nice to do something in a smaller town, a smaller setting — something that was a little more like real life America. My family is originally from Illinois, so I thought I’d like to do something in the Midwest.

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