Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Walking On Broken Glass
Title: WALKING ON BROKEN GLASS
Author: Christa Allan
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Genre: Inspirational/women’s fiction
Leah Thornton’s life got derailed in front of the frozen apple juice in the supermarket. Leaving her groceries, Leah leaves the store only to be confronted by a friend that she is a drunk, her life is out of control, and she needs to get help before its too late. But Leah is coping the best she knows how after the premature death of her daughter.
When Leah admits her friend is right and agrees to go into rehab, will Leah be able to deal with this decision? Will she be able to sacrifice what she wants to get what she needs? Or will she let her marriage and her faith suffer for her decisions?
WALKING ON BROKEN GLASS is the debut novel by talented author Christa Allan. Ms. Allan is a southern woman who can write about a southern woman with the kind of confidence that comes from knowing how they would react. And she has the talent to take the serious and not so pretty side of life and write about it with power, passion, and the ability to bring the reader into the story.
WALKING ON BROKEN GLASS is not a fluff story. This one is full of the nitty-gritty side of life, the not-so-pretty part. Leah is a woman who hasn’t dealt with some bad blows very well but doesn’t know how else to cope. The reader has to admire her courage to even listen to her friend when she is approached. The reader will cheer Leah on through out the pages of this book as Leah is forced to deal with the ugly picture of her life. $13.99. 352 pages.