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Breaking Into Soul
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Hardcover
  • Sep.02.2009
  • 9781438988368
  • Authorhouse
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Sep.02.2009
  • 9781449002510
  • Authorhouse

Tonya gives an overview of the book:

Blossom Sterling knows she's different. She was born with a veil, a thin membrane that covered her face, and gave her a special gift. But for Blossom, the gift is so much more. It is because of this supernatural inheritance, her life in the small town of Riddle Inn is in stark contrast to that of her peers. Only her closest friends, her inner circle, have been allowed to witness her abilities. She finds a connection to Soul, a Norwood Indian girl, who lives in the backwoods of Bayou Sara, where her paternal grandparents own a farm. Their similarities--and their differences--evoke a power struggle that ultimately defines Blossom's destiny. Breaking Into Soul is a mystical journey that traverses Southern traditions, Native American society, and the ultimate sacrifice of friendship for personal growth.
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Blossom Sterling knows she's different. She was born with a veil, a thin membrane that covered her face, and gave her a special gift. But for Blossom, the gift is so much more.

It is because of this supernatural inheritance, her life in the small town of Riddle Inn is in stark contrast to that of her peers. Only her closest friends, her inner circle, have been allowed to witness her abilities.

She finds a connection to Soul, a Norwood Indian girl, who lives in the backwoods of Bayou Sara, where her paternal grandparents own a farm. Their similarities--and their differences--evoke a power struggle that ultimately defines Blossom's destiny.

Breaking Into Soul is a mystical journey that traverses Southern traditions, Native American society, and the ultimate sacrifice of friendship for personal growth.

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And as Southern superstition would have it, precisely seven days after delivering Blossom, Ruby hesitantly walked to the shed in the middle of a cold, rainy day. She did not bother to use an unbrella, she did not care that she would get wet. Ruby wore a large yellow raincoat with a pair of her husband's boots. With her hands on the shovel handle, she dragged the tip of the blade through the grass as she marched. Her curls began to fall, but today her appearance was her least concern. She was determined to accomplish the task at hand.

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Being native to Louisiana, I had the privilege of growing up in a large family filled with engaging storytellers. "Breaking Into Soul" is populated by such characters, and their perspectives, and their voices drive the narrative. This is my first novel. Currently, I am working on my second novel, "Coming Into View," the sequel to "Breaking Into Soul."

About Tonya

My name is Tonya Scott Wyandon. I was born in Louisiana and have lived in South Florida for 11 years. I am excited to introduce my first novel, Breaking Into Soul.  Currently, I am in the process of writing my second novel Coming Into View, the sequel to...

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Jan.29.2010
Leah Bennett - In Tonya Scott Wyandon's daring debut novel, "Breaking Into Soul," the social mores of a small Southern town and the deep-rooted...