Dr. Eichin Chang-Lim was born in Taiwan. She earned her doctorate in optometry from Southern California College of Optometry and is currently in a private practice with her husband near L.A. They have one son, Theodore, and one daughter, Victoria, and live in Orange County. Eichin is passionate about writing and enjoys listening to classical music and opera.
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Tough Scratches Book Two-Finding the Path
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Tough Scratches Book One---  
Love, the Tangled Knot 
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by Eichin Chang-Lim
Book released: September 17, 2013

How does young love survive high school?
Through long distance?
Through prison?

Kayla is a seventeen-year-old wit who is content to deliver "real-talk" to her boy-crazy best friend, Breeana, while running the high school's environmentalist club. In contrast to Breeana, she has no time or desire for boys, viewing even a crush as a commitment. But when Russell Mancini joins Beach Cleanup Day, Kayla learns she's a sucker for teen love just like her peers.

Even though their relationship seems perfect, fate conspires against the pair. The ambitious Kayla's dreams are shattered when she becomes pregnant. Struggling to make ends meet, Russell makes a decision that threatens to destroy their relationship, irrevocably steering his course away from Kayla and their daughter. Kayla finds herself pitted in a conflict she would never have expected.

As Russell's fate unfolds, Kayla must pick up the pieces. Along the way, her sister, Veronica, and her sassy neighbor Dorothy lift her spirits but tempt her to reconsider her path. Kayla's humor keeps her afloat in tragedy, but how can any couple survive the "tough scratches" her and Russell experience?

"Tough Scratches Book One: Love, the Tangled Knot" demonstrates the power of young love and the importance of hope through all obstacles.