An Unplanned Encounter.

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An Unplanned Encounter

Jonathan R. Husband

Lulu Publishing

3101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607-5436

Smith Publicity (publicity)

1930 E Marlton Pike, Suite I-46, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

9781483408071, $18.95, 258pp,

Synopsis: In England in 1943, a young woman's life and trust are forever shattered by a brutal act of violence. Sexually assaulted by Jock, her parents' lodger and the respected manager at the nearby airfield, twenty-year-old Mary Louise struggles for self-respect and safety in the aftermath of the attack. When she learns she is pregnant, she must find the courage for another battle. She fights to keep the child and raise him alone, as the father refuses to acknowledge, support, or participate in his son's life in any way. For thirty years, the aftershocks of that terrifying night continue to shake her world and those of her family, friends, and son. With ordinary lives thrown into chaos, complex human emotions run rampant. In her fierce determination to survive and thrive, Mary Louise will...

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