by R. W. K. Clark


by R. W. K. Clark


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Author RWK Clark returns with an emotional roller coaster filled with twists, turns, shocks, and surprises in this serial killer psychological thriller. A new head nurse is prowling the pediatric ward, and while she seems to be the biggest blessing to join forces there in a long time, this nurse holds on to a dark and twisted secret.
Who will be the next to bring forth the monster?

What I wanted to convey when I wrote "Retribution." There are terrible people in the world, more horrid than anything we can imagine. But... why are they that way? What is it that happens to them, that may transpire to others, inconsequentially or not. Do these experiences cause them to inflict harm, damage, and death?
So, I had to attempt to convey a touch of compassion for Marissa. I wanted my readers to empathize with the protagonist, and I wanted them to sense her emotion. Is she as terrible a person as we all believe, or is she a victim of horrible circumstances? Is she nothing more than a product of her environment, or is she a monster who cannot be comprehended, regardless of the injustices bestowed upon her?
These are the questions I wanted to ask. I have written about human fear... human fear, in its genuine form, is the worst fear of all. The types of things that keep us awake at night. The things that have every possibility of being real are the things that are horrifying, those are the things that will tear us limb from limb.
It is not for me, even as the author, to determine whether or not that is right or wrong, fair or unfair. In the grand scheme of things, anything can happen to anyone, and it is only a personal perspective and choice that dictate how they will use what they endure.
What is the message behind 'Retribution'?
Simply put, the message is nothing more than a question. No matter what we are presented with, or attacked by, or hurt because of—what will we do?
How will we use the rocks that are thrown at us? Will we collapse on top of them, a mess of near-dead emotions and bitterness down in a hole of despair? Or will we pick them up as they come, one at a time, and begin to stack them, making one step after another out of them until we are able to find our way out of the hole.
Whatever you do, don't let life and all the troubles destroy you. Allow it to create and strengthen you. The choice is always yours, and yours alone.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798765530566
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 02/17/2022
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

R W.K. Clark is a prolific bestselling author with over a million words published. Though he has written novels across many genres, he is best known for his psychological thrillers. His other books include science fiction and fantasy. His broad range and passion for writing creates portals for the imagination. Clark's love for a variety of art forms has influenced and driven him to write several books that offer something for everyone.
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