The Broken Road Home: A True Story
by Evie Gallagher
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This is Evie's sad tale of surviving sexual abuse, as well as domestic abuse as a young child, and she also became a survivor Domestic Violence, as a young wife and mother within her first marriage.
Melvin, a family friend, and sexual predator carved a path for himself using Evie's young innocence, by showing her kindness in a place of cruelty, and loneliness. Evie had no one to turn to, her mother an alcoholic, and her step-father a cruel, and vicious man.
Evie through the years was placed in several different foster homes, and she ran away from them all, even living on the cold streets of London at eleven years old. A homeless traveler took Evie under their wing, kept her safe, and eventually helped to guide her home.
All she had to cling to was her biological father, also an alcoholic, her Nan, and her great love of horses.
Evie would later marry Andrew, yet another man in her life who deceived her in every heartbreaking way imaginable. Andrew viciously beat Evie many times, and he had numerous affairs with prostitutes.
Evie had nowhere to run to, that Andrew would not find her, and bring her back. She felt broken in mind, body, and spirit, with no one to protect her. Evie sometimes felt like giving up her very existence, though it was her deep bond, and love for her children that she found the strength to keep going.
Evie's great fondness for books eventually led her on a spiritual pathway, and through spirituality, she met two amazing women, and with their help she found the strength to take back her life, and then she met Steve, and Steve gave Evie a love story, which she would never, ever forget.
Evie wanted to keep her readers in mind, and so her re- account of her childhood memories of being sexually abused is written in such a way, as to not to be too upsetting or offensive. Her story may appear very harrowing, though it has it does have it's up's and down's, as well it's funny and sad moments. Evie does however eventually experience a beautiful love, ...
Genre: Parenting & Relationships
Length: 352 Pages (493 KB)Lending: EnabledAdded: Feb 25th, 2020