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A LITTLE GIRL’S TRAGIC DEATH DEVASTATES HER FAMILY. WILL THEY EVER GET OVER LOSING HER AND FIND THE STRENGTH TO CARRY ON WITHOUT HER?

When twelve-year-old Billy’s eight-year-old sister is diagnosed with cancer, it shatters their happy and loving family. To see her suffer for months before a painful death tear’s them all apart. Billy’s father takes to drink, his mother has a
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Published September 1st 2019
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Agnes
Oct 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
In The Face Of Adversity follows the life of Billy from his childhood until middle age. Tragedy, tribulations and misfortunes seem to follow Billy unbelievably. At the age of 12, nobody seems to care about his homework, his happiness and his well-being as a child. On one hand, his father drowns himself with alcohol in an attempt to numb the pain of losing baby Katie and on the other hand, his mother is busy having an affair with another woman due to the same reason. The sorrows of the Price fami ...more
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Nov 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
"In the Face of Adversity" by Peter Martin is an emotion-packed story that depicts the life of Billy, a thirteen-year-old boy who has confronted traumatic events in all aspects of his young life. The death of his little sister, Katie, marks the start of life-altering adversities. Unable to come to terms with the loss of Katie, his parents’ marriage crumbles. Billy’s grief-stricken mother, Maggie, finds solace in the arms of another woman. She decides to leave her husband and son for her new love ...more
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A great family drama
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Billy's story is a testament to those who possess a certain inner strength that keeps them moving despite every roadblock (literal & figurative) thrown their way. Those same people are also loners or introverts like myself. After the death of his sister, Billy's family is forever fractured. His mother begins a same-sex affair. His father finds comfort in the bottle. Billy is left on his own and it appears unloved and unnoticed. When his father is charged with an unspeakable act, his life is upen ...more
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Peter Martin was born and bred in the West Midlands. Against Her Will is his debut novel, and is the story of one young woman's fight to lead a normal life after a horrific rape.
Martin's interests lie mainly in crime, suspense and thrillers. His favorite authors are diverse, including Robert Goddard, R J Ellory, Kate Mosse,Dean Koontz, Stephen King, Diane Chamberlain, Harper Lee,Wilbur Smith.
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