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DONNALEE OVERLY-The Trinity Knot
Saturday, May 5 at 5PM
speaking & signing
The Trinity Knot
ABOUT THE TRINITY KNOT
In the emotional aftermath of sexual assault, can giving a voice to your feelings lead to forgiveness, or even love?
Gabriella King is a tremendously talented painter, who works in an art gallery. A tall, lithe, blond with fantastic athletic ability, Gabby is by most people's standards beautiful. She is also the only child of a wealthy prominent, Texas rancher. Her mother Anne, with whom she was very close, died when Gabby was in her teens. Growing up, Gabby has always been able to lean on her daddy for strength and support. For two years, she has been living with her attorney boyfriend, Richard Wright, but the relationship of late is becoming increasingly distant, especially since she learns of his infidelities.
When Brett Matthews, the handsome, young Adonis, club tennis pro, sexually assaults her and rips a cherished necklace from her neck, Gabby cannot find her voice to protest, nor does she find the voice to tell anyone about this horrific episode for quite some time. The story relays Gabby's subsequent months of anguish and confusion. As the story unfolds, it's clear that appearances are deceiving. Over time, Gabby gains some strength as she begins to gain a deeper understanding of what motivates people to take certain actions.
Can her new found insights allow her to forgive? Will she be able to release the knot of silence?
ABOUT DONNALEE OVERLY
DonnaLee Overly is a graduate of The University of Texas in Austin. She began her writing career in January 2014. Using her experiences as a registered nurse in the critical care setting she applies the life lessons she learned from her patients into her literary works.
Her contemporary fiction novels, The KNOT Series, are a trilogy written to give a voice to women’s issues that are often hushed. The first book, The Trinity Knot: Releasing the Knot of Silence gives a voice to sexual assault and infidelity. The second book, The Zeppelin Bend: Unraveling the Knot of Deception, gives a voice to abortion and adoption, and the third book, The Hitch: Knots that Bind, gives a voice to issues of depression, grief and addiction. The Zeppelin Bend is scheduled to be released in the Fall 2018 and The Hitch in the Spring of 2019.
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