GLEN ALLEN — Highlands native Rachel Vaughan has published her second novel, titled “The Scarlet Thread.”
Rachel, the daughter of Fred and Tammie Vaughan of Clifton Forge, is a 2006 graduate of Alleghany High School. Her first novel, titled “All the World,” was published in 2015.
Both “The Scarlet Thread” and “All the World” are available on Amazon as a paperback and as an E-book.
“I grew up in Clifton Forge where I spent most of my childhood coming up with stories and engaging in imaginative play and graduated from Alleghany High School in 2006,” she said. “I attended Hollins University where I majored in English with a concentration in creative writing and minored in psychology and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2010.”
Since 2011, she has been providing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children with autism at various schools and clinics in Virginia. ?She relocated to Charlottesville in 2013 where she worked at the Virginia Institute of Autism as a Registered Behavior Technician.
In 2018 she received a master’s of education with a focus in Applied Behavior Analysis. She currently resides in Glen Allen, where she works as a board-certified behavior analyst.
About “The Scarlet Thread”
Every family has secrets, some wonderful and some terrible.
When Kenna started working for Lachlan and Grace Sinclair, all she could see was a pair of rich parents who were more interested in impressing the wealthy of Huntstown, Virginia, than attending to their kindhearted son Declan.
However, everything changes when a tenacious stranger requests her help to uncover the identity of a killer who may somehow have connections to the Sinclair family.
As Kenna’s world starts to tumble down around her, she is faced with ghostly voices, closets filled with dangerous skeletons, and a mystery that has spanned decades.
Highlands native Rachel Vaughan recently published “The Scarlet Thread,” her second novel. “The Scarlet Thread,” along with Vaughan’s first novel, “All the World,” is available on Amazon as a paperback and as an E-book. Rachel is the daughter of Fred and Tammie Vaughan of Clifton Forge and is a 2006 graduate of Alleghany High School. (Photo Courtesy Rachel Vaughan)