THIS WORLD OF HURT is a collection of humor columns by journalist, Jeff Hurt as he reflects on balancing his busy career with the dramatic, funny, and endearing world, of a father, his wife, a son, and six daughters.
Book 6 is based on a 30-minute video where a very small girl (underage? I don't know) was trained by an older woman. In that video she was never abused, but her face told me she had stepped into that lair--one very gentle step at a time--unknowing of what was waiting for her. I remember very clearly the older woman saying, "You don't have to do anything you don't want to do." So why did she stay?
Celia is a 70-year-old New York artist and educator whose grown daughter Sharon has escaped Jewish East Coast life to live in a cabin in British Columbia. Celia braves a visit to the wilderness, where she and Sharon become involved with an idiosyncratic Jewish community. What this What this community lacks in Jewish knowledge it makes up for in heart and spirit.
Digital boxed set of novels four and five -- plus a bonus short story -- from the USA TODAY bestselling Leigh Koslow cozy mystery series! Set includes Never Kissed Goodnight, Never Tease a Siamese, and “Never Neck at Niagara.”
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As a child, Leini stands ready to do anything to win her mother Mira’s love. This effort costs her the sight in one eye and as a result, causes her to endure bullying from kids her own age. As a teenager, with her Grandpa’s help, she undergoes one more surgery to straighten her eye, but the psychological scar of the events of her childhood remain.
What had happened to her own daughter? Where had this child come from, the mother wondered. Who was she? Why did she sit for hours staring at her baby brother, contemplating...who knew what?
It was enough to drive you mad...especially, if you had a history of madness. But the doctors had assured her that was all behind her, a thing of the past...
A short story.