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Barbed-Wire Butterflies by Jessica Kristie
Barbed-Wire Butterflies
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  • Hardcover
  • Jan.23.2013
  • 9780988184572
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Jan.23.2013
  • 9780988184589

Jessica gives an overview of the book:

Released January 23, 2013: Elani Benjamin had never imagined the level of fear and uncertainty that was now a demoralizing part of her everyday life. With freedom ripped from her world, Elani must stand alongside the hundreds of other women forced into slave labor by the mysterious organization that runs The Hub. At only thirteen years of age, she must decide if she will give in to the daily atrocities surrounding her or keep fighting her courageous, emotional battle for freedom. Malnutrition, intimidation, and abuse force them all into an isolated depression that guarantees compliance. On the edge of surrender, Elani finds an ally in Eddie, a repentant long-term employee of The Hub who gives her the resolution to find a way out of her imprisonment and the hope of reclaiming her stolen freedom.  100% of all print royalties and a percentage of digital copies go...
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Released January 23, 2013:

Elani Benjamin had never imagined the level of fear and uncertainty that was now a demoralizing part of her everyday life. With freedom ripped from her world, Elani must stand alongside the hundreds of other women forced into slave labor by the mysterious organization that runs The Hub. At only thirteen years of age, she must decide if she will give in to the daily atrocities surrounding her or keep fighting her courageous, emotional battle for freedom. Malnutrition, intimidation, and abuse force them all into an isolated depression that guarantees compliance. On the edge of surrender, Elani finds an ally in Eddie, a repentant long-term employee of The Hub who gives her the resolution to find a way out of her imprisonment and the hope of reclaiming her stolen freedom. 

100% of all print royalties and a percentage of digital copies go to Courage Worldwide, an international, non-profit, Christian organization that is building homes around the world for children rescued out of sex trafficking.

 

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My hope is that this book opens more discussions and promotes education on the tough topic of Human Trafficking. I am excited to be donating 100% of my print royalties to Courage Worldwide.

About Jessica

Jessica Kristie is an award winning author, a writer, and a lover of poetry. She is an advocate for art, an activist against human trafficking, and a soulful contributor to the strengthening of our creative communities.

Barbed-Wire Butterflies, her first novel,...

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Published Reviews

Nov.02.2011

“…‘Dreaming in Darkness’ is brilliant. This is a powerful, effective piece of art portraying the journey from pain to healing, darkness to light.  I highly recommend.” - Sammy...

Nov.02.2011

Rated 5/5 Stars:  ”So very deeply moving.  Jessica Kristie has filled the pages with such heartfelt poetry and loss. Sadness and love intertwined together creating such a masterful and ...