Today is day ten of the BBNYA 2023 spotlight tours! Today I’m shining the spotlight on Glory Unbound by Deborah L. King. In case you missed it, here’s yesterday’s spotlight on Fractured by Gordon G. Bowman.
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Title: Glory Unbound
Author: Deborah L. King
Age Category: Adult
Genre: Literary Fiction, Women’s Fiction
Length: 470 Pages
Published: December 14, 2021
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Shackled to a controlling boyfriend by gold bracelets locked on her wrists, will she ever learn to live on her own terms?
Chicago, 1984. Glory Bishop wishes to feel safe in love. Rescued by her unwanted fiancé from her abusive mother’s violence, the seventeen-year-old warily moves into his wealthy mom’s luxurious house to get away. Overwhelmed and confused by the kindness and grace her host shows, Glory struggles to know how to behave.
Blossoming in the new environment where she is treated like a princess, the scarred teenager finally starts to feel good about her life. But when her controlling intended crashes her senior prom, she’s mortified when he roughly drags her away from her drunken friends.
Can she accept an offer of freedom and independence, or will she fall further under his control?
Glory Unbound is the dramatic second book in the GLORY BISHOP women’s literary fiction series. If you like brave characters, tense twists and turns, and unwavering hope, then you’ll adore Deborah L. King’s powerful story of self-determination.
THOUGH DEBORAH L. KING has been a writer and storyteller her whole life, publishing her first short story at seven years old, she took 32 years to complete the story of Glory Bishop. The novels were published as GLORY BISHOP and GLORY UNBOUND. The two-part story tells the coming-of-age of a Chicago teenager growing up in the 1980s. Deborah’s third novel, MARY NOT BROKEN is the prequel to GLORY BISHOP and tells the story of Glory’s mother. It is due out in 2023. Deborah enjoys cartoons, cooking, photography, and Classic Star Trek. Born and raised in Chicago, Deborah has managed to achieve all of her childhood dreams and still lives in the area with her husband and two youngest children. According to her daughter, she has “literally aced her life!”
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