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Sometimes, when you lose yourself at the hands of another, you need the help of others to find yourself again.When Evelyn Johnson, seizes the opportunity to flee her abusive husband's clutches, she finds herself lost, alone and at the mercy of strangers. Through her journey, she slowly rebuilds her strength, her trust of others and her life.But will it be enough to face hi ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 31st 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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L. Powell
Nov 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Finding Evelyn follows a woman who tries to escape her abusive marriage.
A sensitive subject that gave an insight into what Evelyn had gone through after being married to Lance, a controlling and cruel man.
A story that shows Evelyn’s road to freedom. A road in which she encounters good, honest people. A road where she has to learn to trust again, and a road where she learns that not all men are like Lance.
Caroline Noe
Feb 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The eponymous heroine has been living a nightmare with a violent, controlling husband. When she finally escapes him, she accidentally finds herself at the home of a small town cop and his livewire grandmother... But her adventure to find out who she truly is within has only just begun.

This book is an absolute treasure. It's neither sensationalist nor lurid, but still manages to quietly convey the despair and terror of domestic abuse. Evelyn is a magnificent character and those she meets along he
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Lashayna Bridge-Ellington
Captivating Story

This was a great story! I read it in practically one sitting. It was well written, with great detail that allowed you to feel every emotion.
M.S.
Sep 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A heartrending and powerful story

Domestic violence is a tense subject, and a very brave one to tackle in literature. This story had a level of raw honesty without being over the top that really steered away from being cliched and focused on Evelyn. Her reasons for staying. Her reasons for leaving. The aftermath of that decision on her and the people who unexpectedly help her along the way.

And that is what I also loved about this book - that she ran across good, kind people who wanted to help, t
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Dayle Fogarty
Mar 09, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thoroughly enjoyed this story and was hooked from the start. It reminded me of the movie Sleeping With The Enemy. And as I read it I could totally picture it as a Netflix movie.
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Michelle Leigh Miller has been a writer for as long as she can remember. While creative writing has always been a part of her life, she spent most of her writing career as a journalist. In January 2016, she dusted off a completed novel that had been gathering dust on a flash drive and published it on Amazon. That experience reignited an old flame she thought had long ago burned out.

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