"A Long Road Home"
New book unravels to a intriguing teenage plot of violent sex and dire situations arising from drug trafficking and the quest to get back to the UK
UNITED KINGDOM - (June 2013) - Terry Davis offers readers a stellar work of fiction that tackles today's alarming problems that pose a threat to the youth the world over in A Long Road Home. This gripping tale follows the life of a young woman who runs away to escape the dull life of an orphanage only to find herself trapped in the midst of the bitter reality called life as she tangles herself in human and drug trafficking.
Based in and around the ancient medieval town of Faversham, England, young Julie's out of the ordinary adventures commences after she runs away from a spiteful Matron at the orphanage where she lived since the age of four. Oblivious of the harsh realities of the real world, she embarks on a journey that opens her eyes to the disappointing condition of the place, of the people around her, and, more importantly, the person she chooses to become.
Set against the backdrop of mid-20th century England, readers will follow the rollercoaster life the young heroine endures in search of the meaning of life and establishing her identity. They will bear witness as to how Julie copes with the tribulations that befall her along the way. Wandering aimlessly from one place to the next, she encounters people from all walks of life through chance meetings; some for a short, trivial chat, while others play a huge role in exposing her to sinful pleasures.
Intense and teeming with uninhibited passion and rage, readers will be moved as they follow her harrowing ordeals in the unforgiving streets where she has dragged herself into, A Long Road Home reveals the melancholic path teenagers were forced to take long ago in their quest to understand the world, its people and the true self.
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