by Ilene Bolender
From the outside, Katie Winstonís life appears close to perfect. She is young and has an apartment and a job that she loves. Still, shadows from her past continue to haunt her, manifesting themselves through panic attacks that wonít let her forget her difficult childhood.
In this story, Katie remembers running away from home when she was just thirteen years old. Determined to escape a life with her abusive mother, who uses her only for the child support she received from Katieís father, Katie embarks on a dangerous journey filled with uncertainty and challenges.
Her only source of support comes from her boyfriend, Michael, who provides her with money to take care of herself and puts his own safety on the line to help her get by. But with funds running low and the police hot on her trail, Katie is forced to decide how much she is willing to sacrifice for her freedom.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ilene Bolender is native of San Diego, California. Now a resident of Nevada, she and her husband, Shawn, raised two children, Bree and Trisha. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, camping, hiking, writing, and spending time with her children and grandchild. This is her first published book.
(2008, paperback, 36 pages)