Blessed and Betrayed

Blessed and Betrayed

by Sandy Appleyard


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Blessed and Betrayed by Sandy Appleyard

Victoria's life is a jigsaw puzzle. Her nightmares, unfeeling mother and a secret picture of her sister, are the puzzle pieces. The ghost of her nanny and her best friend begin to help her put the puzzle together. A near fatal accident reveals one of the missing pieces, but will Victoria solve the puzzle in time? Blessed with the love of her life and betrayed by the secrets of her past, Victoria finds herself torn. Blessed and Betrayed is an unforgettable novel about unexpected love, forgiveness and letting the past shape, not dictate your future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481077927
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/2012
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Inspiration struck in 2006 when Sandy was up to her elbows in dirty diapers, caring for her two children. It took two years to pen a 50 page memoir, but she did it. Motivation to write has been with her ever since. Now she writes suspense novels in all genres: mystery, romance, Christian, police-procedural.

Canadian born and married for ten years, Sandy lives with her husband, two daughters and an eleven pound cat.

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Blessed and Betrayed 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
gaele More than 1 year ago
At some point in most people’s lives, they are faced with those turning points that require you to make a conscious choice to move forward or allow your past hurts to rule and ruin your life. This is the story of Victoria, who on reaching those moments of dissatisfaction with her life: successful and on track in the eyes of many, finds herself in a crisis of why.  On the death of her beloved Nanny, Victoria begins to feel more at odds with her life, without family after some unrevealed upheaval, and limited in friends.  Told in a combination of first and third person voicing, the story moves briskly from point to point, allowing the reader to see the generosity of spirit that Victoria displays, the frustration in her relationship with her mother, and her dissatisfaction with her single status.  Decisions need to be made, and Victoria resigned her position in the unit, and starts to examine her life more closely, airing out the skeletons in the family closet.  With a chance encounter with a former patient, and a blooming love; the story moves on much like a life’s journey, allowing the reader to feel and see her growth and the freedom that letting the past go can bring.  A story that will encourage and enlighten readers to the cleansing powers of taking charge of your life, Sandy Appleyard has managed to combine several elements into a neat and easy to follow story that will consistently entertain and surprise through the last page.  I received an eBook copy from the author for purpose of honest review as part of the Indie Authors Rock promotion for I am, Indeed. I was not compensated for this review: all conclusions are my own responsibility.