Supreme Sacrifice

A woman’s journey from the bondage of guilt to the freedom of forgiveness.

by Rita Malie

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/18/2011

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 250
ISBN : 9781452539898
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 248
ISBN : 9781452539904

About the Book

When April finally opens the door to the past, she comes face to face with her guilt. Inspired by true events, Supreme Sacrifice takes you on a journey spanning three decades, which begins in a steel mill town in the Midwest during the height of unionism in the 1960s. April is the pride and joy of her father, Josef Straka, a first generation American, once a successful businessman at the top of his game, whose alcoholism soon brought the family to the depths of despair. April’s spiritual journey begins when her father dies in a mysterious car crash. Every night she is plagued with a dark cloud of haunting, recurring nightmares. Her days aren’t much better living in this blue-collar, steel city shrouded in post-industrial gloom and overcast skies. Married young, she struggles to complete her academic studies, which launch her into the business world. She and her husband decide to move to the South. Just when she thought she had left her past behind forever, nightmares return coincidentally on the heels of a stormy, complicated relationship with a new friend. April is introduced to new spiritual tools and friends who help pull her back from the edge and into an obsessive search for the answers to her father’s accident. Storm clouds slowly begin to part when she learns how to tap the power and strength from within by changing how she sees her past, forgiving herself and others. Malie spins a compelling story of a young woman’s journey to self-discovery, and the transformation of April’s awakening and ultimate redemption to accomplish her dreams.

About the Author

RITA MALIE is the award-winning author of Goodbye America, a memoir of her mother’s childhood. The legacy of growing up in an alcoholic home inspired her to write Supreme Sacrifice to help others overcome and prevent ghosts of the past to influence the present and future. She lives in Florida with her husband and children.