Life in Defiance: A Novel [NOOK Book]

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In a town she personifies, Ouisie Pepper wrestles with her own defiance. Desperate to become the wife and mother her husband Hap demands, Ouisie pours over a simple book about womanhood, constantly falling short, but determined to improve.

Through all that self-improvement, Ouisie carries a terrible secret: she knows who killed Daisy Chance. As her children inch closer to uncovering the killer’s identity and Hap’s rages roar louder and become...
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Life in Defiance: A Novel

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Overview

In a town she personifies, Ouisie Pepper wrestles with her own defiance. Desperate to become the wife and mother her husband Hap demands, Ouisie pours over a simple book about womanhood, constantly falling short, but determined to improve.

Through all that self-improvement, Ouisie carries a terrible secret: she knows who killed Daisy Chance. As her children inch closer to uncovering the killer’s identity and Hap’s rages roar louder and become increasingly violent, Ouisie has to make a decision. Will she protect her children by telling her secret? Or will Hap’s violence silence them all?

Set on the backdrop of Defiance, Texas, Ouisie’s journey typifies the choices we all face—whether to tell the truth about secrets and fight for the truth or bury them forever and live with the violent consequences.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310562986
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 5/25/2010
  • Series: Defiance Texas Trilogy
  • Sold by: Zondervan Publishing
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 613,047
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Mary DeMuth is the author of several southern novels, including A Slow Burn, Life in Defiance, and the Christy award finalists, Watching the Tree Limbs and Daisy Chain.  She’s also written four parenting books and a memoir, Thin Places. She’s passionate about the written word, teaching, and mentoring writers. Mary lives in Texas with her husband, Patrick, and their three children.

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    Posted January 15, 2012

    Trilogy

    I have ead all 3 books in this series several times( 7 to be precise:) .... and they are simply magnificent! I would highly recommend these books to anyone, and everyone.

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