WHAT IT TAKES TO SURVIVE by Megan Prevost is a collection of dramatic short stories featuring characters struggling to get through real life scenarios. Whether they're being hazed by bullies, dealing with the death of a sibling, trying to make ends meet, or protecting their family, these characters learn WHAT IT TAKES TO SURVIVE.
That's what he called me when he stole my innocence. I was a trusting, little girl, and he ruined everything. I tried to tell someone, but my mother made me change my story. After all these years, I still carry this dark secret in my heart.
Just when things are good, the pervert barrels back into my life and I discover another little girl is in danger.
I have to Say Something.
In the absence of her mother, Dori protects her little sister Hannah from demons of every sort: Little boys whose fists leave bruises. Little girls whose bullying words break the spirit. And men whose touch "down there" scars the soul for a lifetime. A story of atrocious tragedy, the love of two sisters, and the amazing saving Grace of Jesus Christ.
North of the Mexican border, survival has a price. Teresa sells souvenirs to tourists in Centro, the heart of Nogales, and feeds her father's fighting roosters. When a letter promises a better life in the United States, her mother takes Teresa and her sisters north. They learn a border fence and bone-littered desert are the least of what separates subsisting in Sonora from surviving in Arizona.
Tina J. Lewis met the man of her dreams and was looking forward to a life of love and happiness. Little did she know, her dream would soon turn into a nightmare. She had the perfect marriage int he public eye, but behind closed doors she was being abused. After years of suffering in silence, she finally releases her brokenness and realizes that she is not alone.
There is a secret in the house of Ikari, a doll that can walk and talk made of porcelain and gold. She fulfils many roles, one for each family member. Will she manage to keep the family whole?
Warning: “Generations of Gold” is not suitable for children.
Suivez Isidore et Declan au cours de la pire année de leurs vies. Declan est Irlandais et Isidore, Français, fils de deux ambassadeurs. Les quatre demi-frères d'Isidore se sont vus confier la mission de le "guérir" de son homosexualité. Declan devient le chevalier d'Isidore qui désire garder le peu qui lui reste de sa santé mentale. Rien ne vaut l'amour face aux secrets.
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