Kristen Otte

Finding Love and Laughter through Story


The Adventures of ZeldaThe Adventures of Zelda Series

Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? 

Zelda is a curly-tailed, wrinkly, stubborn pug. But, she isn’t an ordinary pug content to eat and sleep her days away. Zelda is always searching for a new adventure, mystery to solve, or squirrel to catch.

No matter your age, pug fanatics and dog lovers will enjoy the adventures of this enchanting pug who grabs life like a bone and won’t let go.

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On a quest for truth, one girl will find more than she bargained for.

Sixteen-year-old Rachel Brandt is excited about her six-month anniversary with her boyfriend, Brent, getting her driver’s license, and competing for a district championship in her first season on the varsity basketball team.

But when Rachel stumbles across a photograph of her parents, she can’t shake the feeling that she is meant to find her mother, whose identity is a secret her grandparents have closely guarded. All Rachel knows is that her mother disappeared around the time her father was killed in action in the Gulf War a few months after she was born.

Jake knows his fears are becoming reality when the phone rings at 4am. But Jake gets out of bed to face the inevitable- the death of his mother.

The Final Hour is a contemporary young adult short story which puts you into the thoughts and emotions of a teenager struggling with loss.


When Light Hits the Path: A Story of Finding Hope and Grace

We experience joy and pain. We have good and bad days. Smiling through the bad days is tough. I haven’t figured that out yet. But, I believe God is with us through all of it.

This is my story of discovering God’s presence in my life during the joy and pain of life. Through the stories of the funeral of my brother-in-law, the adventure of building 20 houses in a week, finding love and several other transformational moments, I learned that life is good. And there is a God that loves me always.

When Light Hits the Path is available in paperback and ebook formats. Read more about the book here.


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