Reviewed by Jessyca Garcia for Readers' Favorite
Behind Closed Doors by Mila Cassandre was a depressing but good story. Cassandre tells her story about growing up in a world where everyone is against her, including herself. It is not until later in her life that she was able to find happiness. This book is not for everyone! Mila Cassandre has led a very troubled life. Born to a mother that always put herself first before her kids’ safety, Cassandre was constantly sexually abused by the many men in her mother’s life. Because of this, Cassandre fell into drugs and alcohol at an early age. In Behind Closed Doors, Cassandre bares her soul and tells the reader her experiences about being raped, living in foster care, and becoming a teenage prostitute. Cassandre’s life has been filled with disappointing people and dangerous situations.
At times during her story, I felt that Cassandre was a danger to herself. She was constantly picking the worst people to have a relationship with. Cassandre’s story did, however, make me see why she did what she did. This has helped me to better understand some people in my own life that are very similar to Cassandre. Somehow Cassandre managed to turn her life around and find the happiness that she longed for her whole life. I can see Cassandre’s story helping a lot of people. For that I am recommending it to people who need to know that overcoming your addictions is possible. It may not be an easy read, but it is worth it!
After receiving a disturbing phone call, Torrance is thrown into the destructive and dangerous world of a woman he barely knows.
Her scared voice pulling him in and never letting him go.
"Take me home."
It's been nine years since Emelia left home. Running away in search of something special. Something real.
Nine years since she fell in love with Torrance while the two were still in high school. She loved him from afar. Never up close. How far will Torrance go to discover the woman on the other end of the phone?
How much will he do to solve the cold case of the missing girl from three hill?
Is there anything he wouldn't do?
Will Emelia find her something real when Torrance tells her. "I'd do anything for you."
Series: Trapped in Three Hill
Written By: Nancy Beaudet
Illustrated By: 4 Paws Games and Publishing
Edited By: 4 Paws Games and Publishing
ISBN 13: 978-1-988345-32-1
ISBN 10: 1988345324
Publication Date: January 29, 2017
Paperback: 5" x 8"; Cream interior paper; Matte cover finish.
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Come to our Creative Expressions event (April 8, 2017) with your children and have your child dress up in an Easter costume, their Sunday best, or have their face painted at our event.
At 1PM, all children will be able to come on stage and be judged for the cutest Easter outfit. The winner receives a signed copy of "Freckles the Bunny Series, Book # 6: The Freckle Monster" by Vickianne Caswell, a butterfly pen, and a stuffed Freckles bunny toy.
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