My Review This book is a wonderful book for those that are grieving the lose of friend or loved one due to suicide, or for someone who wants to help those grieving. The authors share stories of those that have survived and are moving on with their life. There is also helpful insight from a counseling professional. Grieving is different for everyone. The poems, stories, letters and reflecting questions found in this book will help the survivor to find hope and healing in the midst of sorrow. Comfort, healing and peace can be found in God alone, but it sure helps to have friends when we find ourselves traveling the road of sorrow. This book helps the reader gain courage to go on and hope to be free to live again. There are resource pages with 800 #'s and web sites for national and international help. A suicide facts list is also included in the book. Others have found hope and redemption and you can too. You'll find that there is hope, you can accept your loss, let go, move on and find a new normal in life. Learn from those that have been there. This book is a wonderful resource.
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It was during third grade after a teacher encouraged him in his writing and as he read through The Narnia Chronicles by C.S. Lewis that Travis decided he wanted to be a writer. The dream never left him, and allowed him to fulfill that dream of writing fulltime in 2007.
Travis Thrasher is the author of numerous works of fiction, including his most personal and perhaps his deepest work, Sky Blue, that was published in summer of 2007. This year he has to novels published, Out of the Devil’s Mouth, and a supernatural thriller, Isolation.
Travis is married to Sharon and they are the proud parents of Kylie, born in November, 2006, and Hailey, a Shih-Tzu that looks like an Ewok. They live in suburban Chicago.
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ABOUT THE BOOK
Laila had it all--love, family, wealth, and faith. But when her faith crumbles, her world falls apart and Laila finds herself living an empty, dangerous life as a call girl in Chicago.
When she is threatened, Laila shoots and kills a client in self-defense, sending herself into a spiral of guilt and emptiness. Six months later, she is trying to move on, but she's haunted by the past. She hasn't told anyone about the man she killed, and she's still estranged from her family.
When she is approached by a stranger who says he knows what she did, Laila has no choice but to run. But the stranger stays close behind, and Laila begins having visions of the man she killed. Little does she know she's being hounded by something not of this world, something that knows her deepest, darkest secret.
Scared and wandering, will Laila regain her trust in God to protect her from these demons? Or will her plea for salvation come too late?
If you would like to read the first chapter of Broken, go HERE.
"Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become." -C.S. Lewis