Cynthia Bailey-Rug

Biography

Cynthia Bailey-Rug is happily married to Eric Rug. Together they live near Annapolis, Maryland with their menagerie of lovely pets.

Cynthia has been a Christian since 1996, and believes God has called her to write. She always loved writing, but realized it was her purpose in 2003. She has since written many articles, and several books. She also has edited books for other up and coming authors. She enjoys reading, animals, classic cars, crafts, gardening, gadgets, and spending time with her friends and pets.

She has written the following books:

Non-fiction:

My Narcissistic Abuse Healing Journal

When A Narcissistic Parent Dies: Expanded Version

Regrettably Related: A Guide to Toxic In-laws

When Love Hurts: Loving A Narcissist

When A Narcissistic Parent Dies

In Sheep's Clothing: All About Covert Narcissists

The Truth About Elderly Narcissists

It's Not You, It's Them! When People Are More Than Selfish

Children and Narcissistic Personality Disorder: A Guide For Parents

Life After Narcissistic Abuse: There Is Healing and Hope

It's All About ME! The Facts About Maternal Narcissism

You Are Not Alone!

Emerging From The Chrysalis

A Witness Of Faith

Lessons From The Heart: What Animals Have Taught Me About Life And Love

All I Know About Marriage...I Learned The Hard Way!

Pawprints On Our Hearts

Baptism of Joy

Romantic Inspirations

Facets Of Love

Biblical Perspectives On Narcissism Mini Book Series:

The Basics Of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Ways Narcissists Abuse And How To Cope

Should I End My Relationship With A Narcissist?

Biblical Perspectives Mini Books:

How To Honor Abusive Parents

Loving Someone With Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Crochet Patterns:

Cuddly Kittens Scarf Crochet Pattern

Gnome Mushroom House Crochet Pattern

Marie's Doily Or Rug Crochet Pattern

White Squirrel Crochet Pattern

Cross Stitch Patterns:

Beware Of People Who Dislike Cats Cross Stitch Pattern 1

Beware Of People Who Dislike Cats Cross Stitch Pattern 2

Monarch Butterfly on Chrysalis Cross Stitch Pattern

"My Cat" Cross Stitch Pattern

Painted Lady Butterfly on Yellow Marigold Flower Cross Stitch Pattern

Purple and Yellow Iris Flower Cross Stitch Pattern

Seagull On Rock By Chesapeake Bay Cross Stitch Pattern

Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly On Purple Phlox Flowers Cross Stitch Pattern

White Rose of Sharon Cross Stitch Pattern

White Squirrel Cross Stitch Pattern

Yellow Butterfly on Yellow Marigold Flower Cross Stitch Pattern

Fiction:

Sins Of The Father

The Christian Woman’s Guide To Killing Her Husband

All books are available on her website at:

www.CynthiaBaileyRug.com

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I enjoy the classics, "Dracula" in particular, as well as "Frankenstein" and even Shakespeare. I also love Victoria Holt and older Stephen King books in the fiction genre. As far as non-fiction, I love T.D. Jakes, Joyce Meyer and Jesse Duplantis.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I have an android tablet with the kindle app that I love. I only wish it allowed me to organize my ebooks better.
Read more of this interview.

Books

Beautiful Butterfly Graph for Cross Stitch and Crochet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2022. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern is a simple but elegant butterfly. It can be done as a cross stitch project or as a crochet afghan. Colors may be changed easily.
Superhero Cape Crochet Pattern
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2022. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Crafts for children
This quick and easy crochet pattern makes an adorable cape for the super hero in your life!
A Biblical Perspectives Mini Book: How to Honor Abusive Parents
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2022. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Relationships
This book will help you learn what it truly means to honor your parent God's way. It also will help you to learn how to honor yourself at the same time.
Cuddly Kittens Scarf Crochet Pattern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2022. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
This cute scarf pattern makes a great gift for the cat lover in your life. It works up quickly, and can be made any size you like. You also can use this pattern to make a pillow, afghan, squares, washcloths and more. The pattern is very easily adaptable to any size. The only limit is your creativity!
A Biblical Perspectives Mini Book: Loving Someone with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Education & training, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general
People who love those with the disorder often struggle with witnessing their loved one in pain and with figuring out ways they can help. "A Biblical Perspectives Mini Book: Loving Someone with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder" was written from a Biblical perspective to inform and give hope to those in this painful situation.
"My Cat.." Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 370. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern shows a cute cat silhouette and describes of what endears them to our hearts. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front and more. Pattern is 100 stitches wide by 88 stitches tall.
Beware of People Who Dislike Cats Cross Stitch Pattern 2
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern quotes a well known Irish proverb that cat loves of all nationalities can appreciate along with a darling cat silhouette and shamrocks. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front and more. This is the second of two variations I made on this pattern. Pattern is 100 stitches wide by 103 stitches tall.
Beware of People Who Dislike Cats Cross Stitch Pattern 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern quotes a well known Irish proverb that cat loves of all nationalities can appreciate along with a darling cat silhouette. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front and more. This is the first of two variations I made on this pattern. Pattern is 100 stitches wide by 146 stitches tall.
Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on Purple Phlox Flowers Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern is a beautiful yellow and black tiger swallowtail butterfly resting on a field of purple phlox flowers. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front or even the backing of a clock. Pattern is 98 stitches wide by 98 stitches tall.
Seagull on Rock by Chesapeake Bay Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern is a charming seagull taking in his beautiful surroundings as he sits on a rock by the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front or even the backing of a clock. Pattern is 100 stitches wide by 79 stitches tall.
Purple and Yellow Iris Flower Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern is a lovely pale purple and yellow iris flower. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front and more. Pattern is 97 stitches wide by 135 stitches tall.
Painted Lady Butterfly on Yellow Marigold Flower Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 370. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern is a close up of a gentle painted lady butterfly resting peacefully on a yellow marigold flower. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front and more. Pattern is 100 stitches wide by 80 stitches tall.
White Squirrel Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 380. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern is a lovely little white squirrel frolicking in the grass. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front and more.
Yellow Butterfly on Yellow Marigold Flower Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern is a lovely yellow butterfly on an equally lovely yellow marigold flower. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front and more.
Monarch Butterfly on Chrysalis Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: Free! Words: 300. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern is a close up of an elegant monarch butterfly just after appearing from her chrysalis. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front and more. Pattern is 100 stitches wide by 71 tall.
White Rose of Sharon Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Needlework / cross-stitch
This pattern is a close up of a lovely white Rose of Sharon flower in full bloom. It can be used in various ways- framed, a pillow front and more. Pattern is 100 stitches wide by 71 tall.
A Witness of Faith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
God takes our witness of what we believe very seriously, as should His children. This book will encourage you, show you how to be a good example of your faith and improve your relationships with God, yourself and your fellow man.
From the Biblical Perspectives on Narcissism Mini Book Series: Should I End My Relationship With A Narcissist?
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Ending a relationship is never easy. It is even harder when the relationship is with a narcissist. It is never as simple as "just go no contact." "Should I End My Relationship with a Narcissist?" will help you decide if you should end the relationship, the best way to and what to expect after it is over. This book is part of the "A Biblical Perspective on Narcissism" mini book series.
From the Biblical Perspectives on Narcissism Mini Book Series: Ways Narcissists Abuse and How to Cope
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Narcissists us a plethora of abusive tactics. "Ways Narcissists Abuse and How to Cope" explains many of them as well as offers tips on how to cope. It is a part of the "Biblical Perspectives on Narcissism" mini book series.
From the Biblical Perspectives on Narcissism Mini Book Series: The Basics of Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general
"The Basics of Narcissistic Personality Disorder" was written to help you. It is the first in the "A Biblical Perspective on Narcissism" mini book series designed to help you to understand narcissists and ways to cope with them.
When a Narcissistic Parent Dies: Expanded Version
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,110. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships
"When a Narcissistic Parent Dies: Expanded Version" was written to help readers find ways to cope during this challenging time, deal with those who do not understand, and whether or not to visit a dying parent or attend the funeral. More information was added to these issues and what to do if designated personal representative. Written from a Christian perspective.
Tuxedo Sweater Crochet Pattern for Dogs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock » Dogs
Keep your dashing guy warm with this cozy and sophisticated sweater. The pattern works up quickly and is easy to make in basic crochet stitches.
Regrettably Related: A Guide to Toxic In-laws
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
"Regrettably Related: A Guide to Toxic In-laws" offers a Christian perspective on this incredibly challenging situation. In this book, you will learn what you can expect from toxic in-laws, ways to cope with their abusive behavior, things to consider if you are contemplating ending the relationship and also ways to cope with a spouse who sees no problems with the situation.
When Love Hurts: Loving a Narcissist
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Love & Marriage
"When Love Hurts: Loving a Narcissist" offers a Christian perspective on this difficult situation. It also will teach you about Narcissistic Personality Disorder, identifying narcissists, ways to cope with their abusive behavior and help you decide whether to stay or leave.
When a Narcissistic Parent Dies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,610. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
"When a Narcissistic Parent Dies" is designed to help the reader find ways to cope during this challenging time, create ways to deal with people who do not understand, as well as help the reader make difficult decisions such as whether or not to visit a dying parent or attend the funeral.
Marie's Doily or Rug Crochet Pattern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Decorating, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies » Decorating
This pattern can be made into a delicate and small doily, a larger doily or even an area rug.
White Squirrel Crochet Pattern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
If you also appreciate squirrels, then you will enjoy making this adorable pattern.
Gnome Mushroom House Crochet Pattern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
Gnome lovers will enjoy the cute appeal of this quick to make gnome home.
In Sheep's Clothing: All About Covert Narcissists
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships
"In Sheep’s Clothing: All About Covert Narcissists" will help you to learn to identify and cope with these dangerous people, as well as show you ways to heal from their abuse.
The Truth About Elderly Narcissists
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
"The Truth About Elderly Narcissists" was created to help those who are faced with the unique challenges of dealing with or caring for elderly narcissists.
It's Not You, It's Them: When People Are More Than Selfish
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,850. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Abusive people can wreak havoc with their selfish, manipulative ways. The purpose of this book is to help you learn ways to cope as well as to heal the damage they have done to you.
Children and Narcissistic Personality Disorder: A Guide for Parents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Parenting
Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a very common problem in society today, and children are very often victims. They need to understand what is happening, and that it is not their fault. This book will help you to learn how to talk to your child about this difficult subject, no matter your child's age.
Butterflies and Rainbows Tote Crochet Pattern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
This lovely pattern is much easier to make than you may think, and can be used to create a variety of unique, personalized and functional totes.
Life After Narcissistic Abuse: There Is Healing and Hope
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,710. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
In "Life After Narcissistic Abuse: There Is Healing and Hope" the author describes not only the various and sometimes unexpected types of problems narcissistic abuse causes, but also ways to help yourself heal.
It’s All About Me! The Facts About Maternal Narcissism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
Drawing on experiences with her narcissistic mother, the author explains NPD, problems it causes, ways to heal, and how to manage a relationship with narcissistic parent, all from a Christian perspective. Although this book is written from the perspective of a daughter with a narcissistic mother, the information is pertinent to sons of narcissistic mothers or those with narcissistic fathers.
You Are Not Alone!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,170. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion & self-improvement
"You Are Not Alone!" tackles the taboo topic of abusive mothers from a Christian perspective. This book offers advice for setting boundaries, taking care of oneself, how to honor an abusive parent and more.

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