After signing a contract with a major recording company, Redemption's dreams are coming true. Chloe, Allie, and Laura begin their concert tour with the good-looking guys in the popular band Iron Cross. Allie's mom and her brother with Down's syndrome add a little variety to their entourage. But as soon as the glitz and glamour wear off, the girls find life on the road a little overwhelming. Even solid, well-balanced Laura appears to be feeling the stress - and Chloe isn't quite sure how to confront her about the growing signs of drug addiction...< br> < br> we want it all, or so we say / but what gets lost along the way? / along the road to riches, fame / we know we& rsquo; ll never be the same < br> < br> After signing a contract with a major recording company, Chloe, Allie, and Laura set off on tour as the opening act for < i> only < /i> the most popular Christian band in the country, Iron Cross. Allie& rsquo; s mom and little brother add yet more craziness to life on the road. < br> < br> The guys in Iron Cross occupy Chloe& rsquo; s thoughts a little more than she cares to admit. Still, life on the road gets less and less glamorous and more and more overwhelming& mdash; especially when solid, well-balanced Laura begins acting strange. Her hostility toward Chloe& rsquo; s concern makes the girls wonder how much longer they can keep their act together... < br> < br> < b> Story Behind the Book< /b> < br> < br> Over the years, I have worn many hats, from pre-school teacher to Young Life leader to political activist to senior editor. But most of all I love to write In the past few years, I have published more than ninetybooks for children, teens, and adults. I hope the Diary of a Teenage Girl series will impact the lives of teens through an honest and gutsy approach of a "diary style" book.