Years after suffering sexual and verbal abuse at the hands of her stepfather, Melanie is still haunted by her past. Her husband, Julius¬a cop, and thus experienced in dealing with crime and punishmentstruggles to understand his wife’s silent pain, but he can’t give her the closure she needs.
Determined to exorcise her past, Melanie must choose between revenge and forgiveness. The first may destroy her marriagebut she’s not convinced that the second will bring her the peace of mind she so desperately yearns for.
Haunting and hard-edged, Trespassers is an unflinching exploration of what happens to an individualand a familyin the aftermath of abuse.
|Publisher:||She Writes Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Andrea Miles earned her Masters of Professional Writing from the University of Southern California. Originally from Pocomoke, Maryland, she currently lives in Birmingham, Alabama with her husband and three children. Trespassers is her first novel. To learn more, visit her at www.andreamiles.com.
What People are Saying About This
“Miles’s characters are very human, and their longing for connection is palpable. Trespassers is a brave and powerful novel.”
—Amy Koppelman, author of A Mouthful of Air and I Smile Back
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I love it when a book grabs a hold of me and I must finish it now! Trespassers did that, I was engrossed from the moment I picked it up. I was rooting for Julius and his love for Melanie. If only we were all so lucky to have someone love us that much!