Degree of Normal: A Woman's Journey Out of Childhood Abuse by Barbara Harken

By Barbara Harken

At her mother’s funeral, Jocelyn makes a startling discovery―she has an aunt, her mother’s sister. not just does this lady supply college-student Jocelyn a lot wanted employment, yet Aunt Paula holds the foremost to unlocking relatives secrets and techniques, secrets and techniques Jocelyn must confront.

With the aid of her ally Alex, Jocelyn starts off a trip of flattening internal partitions she has erected from years of abuse. The query is―will these damaged partitions loose her or bury her? And what approximately this new-found aunt, a restaurateur/artist who symptoms her work “Charlie”?

In this mental novel, input the area of trauma survival via dissociation and redemption via love and braveness.

This psychological future health factor (Dissociative id disease) is complicated and a tough subject to adopt in a fictional publication. I applaud the writer for taking over this topic. ~ Dr. Debra Johnson, MD

ABOUT the writer: Barbara Harken used to be raised in Chicago and moved to Iowa on the age of 16. She teaches writing at Wartburg university in Waverly, Iowa and, in her spare time, dabbles in paintings. Barbara and her husband, Bob, have grownup sons, grandchildren, and sufferer daughters-in-law. this is often her 3rd novel.

Other Novels via Barbara Harken

The 86th measure: a narrative of Abuse, Rejection, and Healing

“Harken introduces the reader to the foundational problems with baby abuse, verbal and actual, and the paradigm shift in philosophical, mental, and criminal implications being confronted in our society this present day. clash, solution, and extra clash preserve the reader glued to the pages of this crucial novel which creates a social information and critique of the issues of abusive relationships and the significance of the supply of emotional caregivers.”
~ Richard Blake

Degree of Guilt

A secret novel a few girl protecting her grandfather’s identify who needs to courageous insults, pranks, and attacks on her existence to discover the reality and make sure justice―with assistance from a ghost whit his personal agenda.

“I enjoyed it! secret, romance, sincere sentiment all with a slightly of Stephen King.” ~ Leta Magee

“Couldn’t placed it down.” ~ Janice Olejnik

“Unraveling a secret within the Northwoods.” ~ Richard Hansen

“A accountable pleasure.” ~ Janet Withers

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