Walking Within the Shadows: Part II
WALKING WITHIN THE SHADOWS, Part #2, this second in the series, is again quite a riveting accounting of a teen-age girl who has a myriad of issues confronting her. Annabelle Jackson, in no time, has to come to grips with many, many issues of her new-found sexual prowess and her penchant for perversion and even more perverse sexually sadistic desires. She has finally escaped... More
In the second book of the series, WALKING WITHIN THE SHADOWS; Part #2, offers a continuing glimpse into the fast paced life of Miss Annabelle Jackson. The story moves rapidly as Annabelle finds herself living in South Beach, Florida, attempting to fit into a world of high glamor where everyone gauges each other much differently, as she soon discovers! Caught up in a number of new settings, and a number of rather troubling issues that confront her on a day-to-day basis, Annabelle finds herself increasingly unhappy with this new environment where everyone seemingly attempts to foment an allure and a sensuousness while seeking out their fame and fortune. But, Annabelle has many other hidden secrets that predispose her, and in spite of herself, Annabelle finds it increasingly difficult to hide away, to hide in the shadows due to her increasing notoriety in the world of modeling.
As the story unfolds, Annabelle has quickly evolved from the gangly, unsteady, teetering teen living in Ft. Lauderdale, to so suddenly becoming a rapidly rising star in the fashion and modeling world in South Beach, Florida. Yet, as events unfold and Annabelle has what it takes to ascend to near super model status, she appears to mature rapidly and seems to be rather aloof and detached about all the hoopla that is suddenly surrounding her. It is as if Annabelle Jackson is unimpressed with her new-found notoriety and fame. Yet, for all that has happened which makes Annabelle transform from, in her eyes, an ugly duckling, to adorning every glamor magazine with her photos, she remains hidden behind the veneer she uses, the facade she's constructed of her own little fantasy world, to help block out the ever-increasing adoration of her fans.
There are other problems that Annabelle must also deal with; for example, she discovers that even though she has found her own independence and broken out of her past dependencies, she is still confronted with feelings of guilt that emanate because she has become just like the others she so despises, particularly those who reside in South Beach who are totally self-absorbed and have a much, too much over-inflated opinion of themselves. Annabelle's younger sister, who remains with their parents in Ft. Lauderdale is another perfect case in point as Annabelle hears of Evie's loneliness and listlessness since Annabelle's departure from home. Evie only amplifies Annabelle's struggles between that of seeking out her own individuality and being too self-centered and the allegiance, love and caring she holds for her younger sister!