Julie Roberts Towe spent most of her life in east Tennessee in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The beauty of nature is ever present in her writing. Now living in a North Texas suburb with her husband and four children, Julie returns home to Appalachia in her stories. She covers many diverse subjects in her writing, but particularly addresses topics relating to abuse recovery, equality for women and the LGBTQI Community, and acceptance of personal and cultural diversity. She writes to give birth to love.
The two book series begins with a story of two friends, each struggling to overcome childhood sexual abuse, each doing so in very different ways. It's difficult for either of them to know how to love each other or themselves.
The second book begins with the next generation, struggling to escape their own abusive situations and define themselves beyond the scars of their parents.
A teenage girl in Eastern Kentucky has been isolated since birth and abused by her religious father. She finds a hidden love letter written by a woman named Allie to a woman named Jute. The letter reveals both disturbing and electrifying secrets. The girl is determined to find Jute, even if it puts her in danger. Meanwhile, in Nashville, Jute is finally letting go of Allie's memory.