Writers, Readers, Friends! It is my pleasure to spotlight a new book by my writing coach and friend Dana Leipold. Dana has a gift for evocative, compelling writing, and she dares to tell a difficult story, with beauty.
- Burnt Edges
Abuse or an uncertain future.
This is Laurel Lee Page’s choice when she is faced with an unplanned pregnancy at 18. Born into a broken family, all she has ever known is guilt and shame. No matter what she does or who she meets, Laurel appears to be living a condemned life but she is determined to find independence and freedom in spite of her family’s legacy of hatred and self-contempt. Can Laurel see that she is in a powerful position, poised to break the cycle of abuse? Set in Southern California during the tumultuous 1960s era, Burnt Edges is based on true events and proves that strength can be…
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