The Summer of Cotton Candy Most people think The Zone is an amusement park, but Candy Thompson knows it's really a slave labor camp. What else would you call a summer job that requires a teen to set aside her whole social life for the privilege of standing out in the hot sun selling cotton candy? There is an upside. Particularly the mysterious gentleman in the Lone Ranger costume. Who is that masked man? But someone else is just as interested. And romantic competition isn't the only problem. Besides being hard work, her job is eating up major time. How is Candace supposed to stay involved with her church? Worse yet, will she lose her best friend, Tamara, who resents how Candy's job limits their time together?The Winter of Candy Cane It's Christmas time, and Candace is working as a Santa's elf at The Zone theme park, passing out candy canes. Her biggest worry is what to get her boyfriend for Christmas until she discovers that one of her coworkers may not celebrate at all. Will Candace and her friends pull together to show the true meaning of Christmas? During the Christmas holiday, Candace takes a job at The Zone theme park, playing one of Santa's elves and passing out candy canes during the park's annual Holly Daze. The job is harder, not to mention stickier, than she expected, but building on her previous park experiences she rises to the challenge.The Spring of Candy Apples Its spring time at the Zone and Candace is now working at the Zone's Candy Counter, and struggling with some tough decisions about her future. She has been accepted into two different colleges which would normally be awesome but both her family and friends are trying to push her in two different directions. Will Candace decide what is truly right for her or will she fall from all the pressure?