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Inspirational Novel "Not My Secret To Keep" Wins New Apple Book Award For Excellence In Independent Publishing
"Not My Secret to Keep: A Memoir of Healing from Childhood Sexual Abuse" by Digene Farrar with Cynthia Hurn chosen as Medalist Winner in the Motivational / Self-Help category of the 2015 New Apple Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing.
Dayton, OH, September 26, 2016
Not My Secret to Keep: A Memoir of Healing from Childhood Sexual Abuse by Digene Farrar with Cynthia Hurn chosen as Medalist Winner in the Motivational / Self-Help category of the 2015 New Apple Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing.
Digene Farrar was in New York City, launching the modeling career she’d always dreamed of. The morning of September 11, 2001, she was two blocks away when the first jet crashed into the World Trade Center. Her instincts as a registered nurse led her to the scene to help, and she was there when the second jet hit. In a blink, trauma reactivated the secret trauma buried deep…of childhood sexual abuse. “Not My Secret to Keep” is a stirring step-by-step account of self discovery, healing, and transformation. You observe up close how she suffered from PTSD and dealt with physical and emotional injury. You listen in on her deep inner work with therapists in her quest to heal. “Not My Secret to Keep” is a practical book that can be utilized by survivors, their families, friends and anyone working in professions who care for those suffering from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse.
About the Author
Digene Farrar is a registered nurse, model, and actor. Also a gifted speaker, she has lectured to both medical professionals and college-age women on health-care issues and motivational topics. She has mentored young women through the Big Sisters and YWCA GirlsFirst organizations. Determined to empower those who have survived childhood sexual abuse, she speaks about her journey from hate, shame, and fear to acceptance, healing, and self-love. Digene and her husband live in Seattle, Washington.
Cynthia Hurn is a freelance writer, editor, and award-winning co-author of non-fiction books. She majored in Psychology and Creative Writing at University, and her earlier educational background included Horticulture, Counseling, and Reiki Energy Practice. Devoting much of her life to caring for rescued dogs, wild baby birds, and horses, she is also a founding member of the Cafe Write writer's group in Minehead, England.
About the New Apple Book Awards
The Annual New Apple Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing was established to honor the creative achievements of the unsung books fighting for their place within the digital publishing world. Any English language book published within the last three years, currently available for sale by an independent author or small press that met the Awards' guidelines was eligible for entry. One book was chosen in each category as the Medalist Winner receiving the highest honors. In addition, the judges were permitted to choose up to three Official Selections for category distinction.
Not My Secret to Keep: A Memoir of Healing from Childhood Sexual Abuse is available in Paperback and eBook on Amazon. To find out more about the New Apple Book Awards, visit http://NewAppleBookAwards.com
NOT MY SECRET TO KEEP: A MEMOIR OF HEALING FROM CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE
Author: Digene Farrar with Cynthia Hurn
Publishing House: Sunsielle Press
Author website: http://www.digenefarrar.com
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