ionia: The beginning of the End

ionia: The beginning of the End

by Melisha Ross

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In a world filled with lies, infidelity and pain it is hard to see the positive things that surround us because we cannot see through the clouds of negativity, which overshadow our lives. Right in the heart of Grand Rapids Michigan a family finds themselves fighting to preserve all that is good and familiar, while battling against the unknown. Little do they know that beyond the surface is a world that few can imagine exists. Kenny and Samantha are about to find out that all the things they were told as a child, the ghost stories of those that walk amongst us, are not really stories at all.
It will take a special innocents to see past, what is on the other side, they will be tested physically and mentally but the gift of one child will be the difference of force to help them see. Kenny, Samantha and their son Keyvon are on a ride for their lives; yet the future of millions rest on the shoulders of one little girl, who doesn't even know it yet.

Come take this journey down the beaten path with ionia.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150546370
Publisher: VIP INK Publishing Group Incorporated / PRINTHOUSE
Publication date: 09/27/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 228
File size: 181 KB

About the Author

Melisha Ross was born 1977 in Grand Rapids MI. to a loving Military Family which also included an older brother. However; being a military bratt meant that she would not be staying in any one place for too long. Shortly after; her family grew even larger with the births of two younger brothers, whom completed and made their family whole. Melisha's parents, wanted her to have a normal life; so at an early age they decided to let her live with her Grandmother in Virginia. It was there that she became a country girl, but nothing would compare to the adventure’s she would experienced when she moved to Fort Bragg, North Carolina to be with her parents; now at the tender age of 16. It was in Melisha's high school years where she found a love of writing; she found herself writing about experiencing sorrow and separation from first hand. Her parents; though they loved one another decided to go their separate ways, so she turned to her thoughts and begun writing about them.

After graduating in 1995; the opportunity arise to go back home to Michigan. It was only two years later that she became devastated in the news of the lost of the only father she had ever known. Unfortunately she experienced loss again the following year when her Grandmother passed. It was at this time she began to write again; finding herself once more filled with sorrow. In the aftermath of it all; Melisha managed to find happiness with the birth of her first child. Then in 2003 Melisha decided she needed to make a change for the better; it was not just her anymore. So she packed her things then headed to Atlanta Ga. to began a fresh start for her and her son. Happiness then visited her life again 6 years later with the birth of her second child. Like many single Mother’s; life hasn't been easy for her and the children but it is through her writing that she finds relief from stress. This Author believes that everything and everyone has a story to tell. Sometimes they just need someone to give them a voice. Like many of us; Melisha has experienced loss, love, joy, pain and stress. It was through those experiences and feelings that she found out who she was, and what she now wants out of life; which is to share her thoughts and dreams by putting words to paper and sharing them with you. Be it through Poetry, A Short Story, Fiction Novel or an Auto- Biography, you will experience the Essence, of Melisha Ross.

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ionia; The beginning of the End 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome Read! Loved the twist at the end.