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Bruised - PT 1

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With her charm, good looks and fat bank account Carlie is the prize of her family and the envy of her friends. She is a nice girl with an attraction to the wrong types of men. No one seems to understand why she would get involved with a notorious criminal. After settling into a dangerous relationship with Devon, her life takes a drastic change for the worse. Caught between his material gifts and controlling behavior she searches for a way out. The battle to save Carlie from Devon's grip puts the lives of many people in jeopardy. By the time she realizes that force is needed when going up against Devon, it is too late. Carlie's fight to stay alive will keep you on edge. Will she give in? Or die trying?

ISBN-13: 9780974139425

Media Type: Paperback

Publisher: Life Changing Books

Publication Date: 11-18-2013

Pages: 284

Product Dimensions: 8.58h x 5.68w x 0.82d

Tressa Azarel Smallwood, CEO of Life Changing Books and co-founder of The Best Sellers Project is a former teacher who received her BS degree from University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching degree from Bowie State University in 1999. Her love for writing sparked a career change in 2002. She resigned from her teaching tenure in the Prince George's County public school system to fulfill her dream of becoming an author. After writing her first novel, "A Life to Remember" written in an attempt to help change lives of young men, she launched her own publishing company, Life Changing Books affectionately known as (LCB) under the name of Azarel. Now with over eighty-eight titles published to date, LCB is one of the most successful African-American publishing companies in the publishing industry. Bestselling titles under LCB's roster includes Azarel's titles, Bruised and Daddy's House, along with the Dirty Divorce series, the Millionaire Mistress series and the One Night Stand series. Not only a publisher, Azarel is co-owner of The Best Seller's Project, an international online Publishing BootCamp which teaches aspiring authors how to get their books in print. As a wife, and mother of two Tressa Azarel Smallwood enjoys spending time with family and friends and lending support to those in need. Azarel's greatest wish is for every able body to reach out to help someone in need. Visit her at, on Facebook at or follow her on twitter at- @CEOAzarel.