Conflicting Hearts touches on a taboo subject, but one that is very real to many women in today’s society. Though this is a fictional work that actually documents a factual event in another person’s life, it has the power to open the eyes of readers to better understand those who have suffered sexual abuse as a child.
Written with a sprinkle of humor, brutal reality, and sizzling romance, it is a book that some readers claim should be read by every woman. For those who are victims, it gives hope that healing and healthy relationships are possible.
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Readers’ Favorite – Finalist/Social Issues – 2017 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest
Rachel Hayward hoped to have a quiet thirtieth birthday alone. Instead, fate had different plans.
Caught in traffic and late for work, Rachel takes her eyes off the road to gawk at the accident and rear-ends the car in front of her. Sick over having ruined her day, she lowers her head and waits for the driver to begin a tirade over her stupidity. Instead, a kind man taps on her window, showing genuine concern.
The brief colliding encounter suddenly starts a relationship between two strangers that takes off under odd circumstances. When intimacy begins, their relationship turns into a conflicting set of needs. Ian is tenderhearted and respectful, but Rachel desires aggressiveness from a man. The clash of desires threatens to tear them apart. As a result, she is faced with the decision to leave the man she loves or finally confront the painful secret of her childhood.
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A Word to Visitors
This website is not intended to provide any medical or psychological advice. If you are a victim of sexual abuse, please consult a medical professional or therapist to help you. Unfortunately, I do not have the skills to deal with psychological issues or a crisis. I’m merely a victim myself who has brought my story to others as encouragement.
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