Creator Shannon O’Leary reported today that her diary, The Blood Staring me in the face, is currently accessible for procurement.
O’Leary states, “The title of the book reflects what transpired. It is twofold; an illustration for what I experienced as a casualty furthermore in one murder I actually had blood staring me in the face.”
Set in 1960s and ’70s Australia, The Blood Staring me in the face is the emotional story of Shannon O’Leary’s youth years. O’Leary grew up under the shadow of terrible abusive behavior at home, sexual and physical mishandle, and serial murder. Her story is one of valiant strength notwithstanding incredible abhorrences.
The reactions of those whom O’Leary and her close family connect with for help are nearly as aggravating as the violations of her vicious father. Relatives are hesitant to convey disfavor to the family’s great name, nuns denounce the youngster’s protests as rebellion and resistance, and laws at the time keep the police from meddling unless somebody is killed.
The Blood Staring me in the face is an awful – yet riveting- – account of a youth spent in torment and fear, sold out by the general population who should give security and understanding, and the quality and fearlessness it takes, not simply to survive and escape, but rather to prosper and flourish.
“The Blood Staring me in the face is an effective, dim diary… O’Leary tells how she and her family endured because of a harsh father with a numerous identity issue. O’Leary really saw her dad kill individuals and creatures. Nobody, not even the powers, would help O’Leary and her family. This is O’Leary’s anecdote about how they in the end made tracks in an opposite direction from her dad, however never really got away him or his shocking demonstrations… parts of the book are graphic to the point that you would prefer not to trust that these things really happened. Parts like these made it hard for me to put the book down. I recognized what was going to happen, however I couldn’t constrain myself to turn away… This is a story that will stay in my psyche for quite a while.” – Checked on by Jessyca Garcia for Perusers’ Top choice
For additional data, to ask for a survey duplicate, or to set up a meeting or appearance by Shannon O’Leary, please contact Kelsey McBride at Book Attention Administrations at?Kelsey@BookPublicityServices.com or 805.807.9027.