Kent Bryant, a charming, handsome, well-mannered law student had a promising future. From the first time they met, Alexis wondered why someone like Kent would condescend to talk to her. When he proposed, Alexis felt compelled to accept, thinking it would be her only chance to have a family of her own. After the wedding, things changed. Kent had a dark side. Although he kept it hidden from the outside world, at home Kent was a controlling, manipulative monster.
After years of being berated, beaten and raped, Alexis Bryant met Officer Matthew Baker. His piercing green eyes spoke volumes at their first encounter. Matthew said he could help Alexis and her young daughter get away from their torturous life. Alexis was doubtful. She was convinced she would never deserve kindness or love. Because of her daughter, Alexis knew it was time for them to get out of hell.
Alexis thought Matthew was her knight in shining armor. She didn't realize this stranger needed to be saved from his own guilt ridden secrets.
Family Secrets is a romantic suspense novel. All families have hidden surprises: good or bad. Read Family Secrets to find out if Alexis will be able to save herself , her daughter, and perhaps even the officer who comes to her rescue. Buy Family Secrets and discover what happens when the shroud of shame woven from spousal abuse gets lifted.
|File size:||416 KB|
About the Author
Mary-ellen DeLeon lives in Connecticut with her teenage daughter. She has a passion for writing. Her books deal with difficult yet timely issues of today's society. Her favorite writers include F. Scott Fitzgerald, Robert Parker, Nicolette Gianni, Gillian Flynn, Lauren Kate, and Nicholas Sparks.
Writing is an escape, a way to live someone else's life and take control of destiny. Travel into one of Mary-ellen's books and visit a world of love and tragedy, suspense and survival. See who comes out winning in the end.