Almost a year ago, I was hit with an idea so intense I nearly broke a glass while trying to clean it. It wasn't all put together cleanly, it never is, it was more like puzzle pieces. Each scene or idea was like a clue of the bigger picture. I took notes, started researching, took more notes, researched more, all while editing A Message of Flowers and then rewriting Soul Promise and the whole process I went through with that book. I quietly reached out and spoke to anyone and everyone I could about the topics in this novel. I am actually surprised I was able to write this to completion. Something that always gets me (angry, upset, torn up, blubbery) is anything to do with children or military/soldiers (I cry at every "Coming home" video). Parental Alienation is a form of child abuse. It's the act of alienating a child or children from their parent with purpose and intent to damage the relationship of parent and child.
Okay, if I go on any longer I'll probably lose your interest, so here we go!
Look at what the beautiful, talented Regina Wamba from Mae I Design created this time! ❤️
SynopsisDoes life get in the way of love or does love get in the way of life?Riley Silk doesn’t know the answer to this. He loves. He lives. But he can’t figure out how to merge the two together.Audrey Jacobs doesn’t believe there is an answer to the love versus life debate. She believes life can’t be lived without love. But even she has difficulties with how to access her own feelings.Riley and Audrey have been friends for years, best friends. But lines cross and blur. Their functional relationship turns into an unconventional mess, and they both want to fix it, to go back to the way things were.Stress, memories, and heartache thrash them both into different directions. Can Riley cope with everything’s that happened? Can Audrey overcome her insecurities?Who keeps the puck?**Trigger warning- abuse topics - Parental Alienation. Mild - alcohol abuse and drug abuse **
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For your listening pleasure, Safetysuit - Life In The Pain. This song is a hint about a scene and feeling that's felt at various points in the story.