After her parents' divorce, Jessica, age eleven, is responsible for overseeing the household and watching her younger siblings while her ever-absent mother manages her three businesses. At sixteen, she is introduced to Jim, nearly a decade older than she. Their friendship blossoms into a summer romance, which results in her pregnancy. Confident she can raise the baby with Jim's support, she sets a goal to graduate from high school at age seventeen before the baby's birth. Now a new mother, she works two jobs and attends community college for a semester before facing the reality her relationship with Jim is intolerable. Once obtaining an apartment of her own, Jessica works three jobs, yet she struggles to provide for herself and her daughter. Desperate and determined to succeed as a single mother, she answers an ad in the newspaper for a job that is too good to be true and is hired. Unable to meet the job's daily sales quota, her boss insists additional training is needed. Reluctantly, Jessica concedes. She is driven far from home to an unknown location in Tennessee and forced to live in abhorrent conditions. Discovering she is trapped in a labor trafficking scheme, will she ever return home and see her sixteen-month-old daughter again?
After her parents' divorce, Jessica, age eleven, is responsible for overseeing the household and watching her younger siblings while her ever-absent mother manages her three businesses. At sixteen, she is introduced to Jim, nearly a decade older than she. Their friendship blossoms into a summer romance, which results in her
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-10 - Publisher: Abela Publishing Ltd
A girl, as poor as a church mouse, arrives in the city from the country without a friend in the world. One night, Vandergrift, the manager of the Fern Garden Hall of Song heard her singing on the street. Enraptured by her beauty, he found her voice, too, was wonderful,
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Lachesis Publishing Inc
The upbringing of a child should be done with tender affection because the possibilities for the future are endless. Yes, there will be challenges along the way, but every human life must be nurtured and cherished. Now, imagine a little girl with a loving family; perhaps one that is a
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: APH Publishing
The Author`S Concern In This Book Is Mainly With A Small But Much Neglected Sector-The Victims Of Terrorism And How To Help Them. It Is Intended To Seek Ways To Understand The Experience To Ameliorate The Suffering And When Possible To Prevent It.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-12 - Publisher: Author House
The souls of desperation is a book filled with untold stories. Stories about things just by looking at an individual you will never have guessed. By the total leading of the Holy Spirit I was able to write what he wanted: giving insight to dying souls in desperation, burning inside