Donna M. Zadunajsky

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Donna M. Zadunajsky started out writing children’s books before she accomplished and published her first novel, Broken Promises, in June 2012. She since has written several more novels and her first novella, HELP ME! Book 1 in the series, which is about teen suicide and bullying.
HELP ME!, won Awards in:
The Great Northwest Book Festival-Winner
Global EBook Awards- Gold Medal Winner
The Great Southeast Book Festival-Winner
IPA Award- Winner in Grief Category
Reader Views Awards- In 3 different categories:
*Children-Teen 12-16 year olds
*Children-Young Adult 16-18 years old
*Best Teen/YA Book of the Year
eLit Awards- Silver Winner

Talk To Me, Book 2 was a Finalist in the Author U unpublished contest, 2016.
IPA Award- Winner in Death and Dying

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Not Forgotten

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Broken Promises

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Twisted Secrets

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Description: Craven Falls, Ohio, is a small town with twenty-eight hundred residents-a town where everyone knows almost everyone else and where nothing ever happens, until one day two children disappear.
HELP ME! (Drama)
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Description: A novella about a boy named Mick and his struggles with life. His parent's divorce and a friend's suicide make his world unbearable. Each "cut" has a deeper meaning. A cry for help. "I spin my dad's Ruger SP101 revolver on the wood floor of my bedroom. Sometimes, just to see what it feels like, I place the tip of the gun against my temple, but I never once pull the trigger. NO!" "I'm more into the slice of the blade against my skin and the blood running down my arm." "It relieves so much pressure." "And I can breathe again…"
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