Posts Tagged ‘partner abuse’

Lu Ann Brobst Staheli author of “Just Like Elizabeth Taylor”

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Lu Ann it so good to hear from you again, welcome to my blog. Tell us how long have you been writing?

I’ve been writing for as long as I can remember, but I didn’t complete the manuscript for my first novel, Leona & Me, Helen Marie, until 1995. This book is based on the childhood of my mother, Helen Marie, and her older sister, Leona. I used my mother’s journals and the stories she used to tell me to craft this story, and despite the fact I wrote it several months after she died, I feel like my mom and I collaborated on the finish product.

That is a great way to remember her. Tell us where you were born and where  you live now.

I was born and raised in Indiana. I literally came from Small Town U.S.A. because my hometown, Alexandria, was used as America’s model town in a promotional booklet put out during World War II to show the rest of the world how Americans live.

Today, I live in another small town, (more…)

The Alias by Mandi Slack

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

a review

This is an awesome story that is very well written about spouse and partner abuse. It is written quite tastefully, yet powerfully, with a hint of romance to make it all better. This is a hard subject for any woman that has been in an abusive relationship, (more…)