Jake’s mother has been in the hospital for two months from a severe car accident. Jake, a high school senior, knows his fear is becoming a reality when the phone wakes him at 4am, so he gets out of bed to face the inevitable- the final hour with his mother.
The Final Hour is a contemporary young adult short story highlighting the emotions of grief and loss.
Kristen Otte is an author who calls Cincinnati, Ohio, her home. Her mission is to bring joy and laughter to people young and old with stories. She writes books for children, teens, and adults. In her free time, she can be found running, reading, coaching basketball, playing board games with her husband, or walking her crazy dogs, Zelda the Pug and Peach the Boston Terrier.