PICTURED ABOVE: The cover of Shattered, the first novel of The Roll Models Saga: an x-ray image of a human spine is shattering as if made of glass.


Raised by a parent with a disability, author, D. A. Charles grew up in the disability population.

For more than thirty years she has been involved in disability rights advocacy and identifies as an individual with a disability, herself. With the aim of furthering disability awareness, D. A. writes about individuals with disabilities with respect and realism, portraying dynamic and realistic characters complete with flaws and vulnerabilities, each navigating to fulfill their dreams and desires.