Tag: Teaser

May 21 2011

Branded Teaser3

After six months, I found myself smiling for the first time in a long time. Mostly, because of the freedom and the fact I made friends. My first friend was a horse named Marshmallow, because he had a white square on his forehead. I rode him every chance I could and at night you could …

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May 15 2011

Branded Teaser2

I decided to take his advice and stay on the floor, out of his way. Considering how angry he was, it was safer. He slammed both hands against the steering wheel, closed his eyes and took a deep breath. He glared at me again before starting up the truck and heading for the highway. About …

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May 11 2011

Branded Teaser1

I left the school, put my headphones on and started my music, heading home. I was a half block from the school and passed a beat up old van, as I was changing songs. The side door quickly opened and startled me. A big burly man that reeked of cigarettes jumped out and grabbed me. …

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May 08 2011

Branded Preface

     I was listening to the news and realized there are numerous children being abducted and raped today. That led me to thinking what those children would be experiencing while going through something so traumatic and what they would be like as adults, if they were forced to stay with their abductors. Also, what I …

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May 04 2011

Branded Acknowledgement

I would like to thank NaNoWriMo.org for allowing me to join their group and challenging me to write a 50,000 word Novel in 30 days. I want to thank my husband Allen for giving me the time and support needed to complete this project. Thank you to my dear friend Debi for being my cheerleader …

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Apr 23 2011

Branded’s Dedication

The book Branded is dedicated to all the children who are abducted, raped, beaten, tied up, starved, caged, and drugged. The violence, fear and trauma they experience will never be fully comprehended. This book honors their inner strength, for they are the true survivors of the world.

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