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A victim of physical and emotional abuse at the hand of his father, Jake runs away following the most severe beating he’s ever endured. Leaving the only home he’s ever known in the backwoods of the Appalachian Mountains, he escapes into unknown territory with only his dog beside him. Jake and Hound face bitter cold and near starvation as they seek a new life–one free from fear, loneliness, and pain. And Father hunts Jake down with the very rifle he used to kill Sam and Mama.
Led by unseen forces. Protected by his dog. Jake experiences acceptance and unconditional love when he is befriended by a kindly older couple.
But, will he be able to put his past problems behind him and embrace a future made possible through the power of forgiveness?
Will he find a new life filled with hope for the future and learn to trust?
And when he is confronted with the biggest decision of his life, will he choose to run away, again, or face his father?
Runaways: The Long Journey Home is available on Amazon
At this point, the dream left off, and the story—Jake’s story—began to take shape.
I sat at my computer day after day for almost two years. Eyes closed, I wrote as I experienced the journey along with this determined and resilient ten-year-old boy.
Reviews for Runaways: The Long Journey Home
“Brenda does a wonderful job developing characters you care about while driving a story that is compelling and inspirational. This is a must read for all people who are looking for a story for the soul.” ~by an Amazon customer
“I couldn’t put this book down! Engagingly written, authentic characters, pain, and grace all intermingle in a believable way. Poulos lit up my mind’s eye with her vivid imagery. I will definitely read more from this author.” ~by Kirsten Samuel on Amazon