ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
She has served on the Board of Directors of Inprint, Inc., a non-profit organization supporting the literary arts in Houston, Texas, as well as the Advisory Board for The New Orleans Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Tennessee Williams Festival in New Orleans; Pamela is a co-founder of the Northshore Literary Society in the Greater New Orleans area. She is also a member of the National League of American Pen Women.
Pamela’s first novel, Walk Back The Cat (Broadman & Holman. May, 2006) is the story of an embittered and powerful clergyman who learns an ancient secret, confronting him with truth and a choice that may destroy him.
She is also the best-selling author of the acclaimed non-fiction book Faith On Trial, published by Broadman & Holman in 1999, currently in its third printing.
Although it was written for non-lawyers, Faith On Trial was also chosen as a text for a course on law and religion at Yale Law School in the Spring of 2000, along with The Case For Christ by Lee Stroble. Continuing the apologetics begun in Faith On Trial, Pamela also appears with Gary Habermas, Josh McDowell, Darrell Bock, Lee Stroble, and others in the film Jesus: Fact or Fiction, a Campus Crusade for Christ production.
Pamela is the latest writer to emerge from a Louisiana family recognized for its statistically improbable number of successful authors. A cousin, James Lee Burke, who won the Edgar Award, wrote about the common ancestral grandfathers in his Civil War novel White Dove At Morning.
Among other writers in the family are Andre Dubus (Best Picture Oscar nomination for The Bedroom; his son, Andre Dubus III, author of The House of Sand and Fog, a Best Picture Oscar nomination and an Oprah pick; Elizabeth Nell Dubus (the Cajun trilogy); and Alafair Burke, just starting out with the well received Samantha Kincaid mystery series.
ABOUT THE BOOK
In this lawyer's unraveling world, can grace survive Ama's fatal choice? What would you do when prayers seem to go unanswered, faith has slipped away, evil stalks, and you feel yourself forever dancing on shattered glass?
If you would like to read the first chapter of Dancing on Glass, go HERE.
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What would you do if you met a man, fell in love with him, and believed you were the one who could help him with the baggage he is carrying towards his past? Well, Amalise is guilty of all of these. She falls for Phillip and his charming ways. Amalise is a naive young woman with a HUGE Heart, and far too trusting, especially when it comes to Phillip!
Amalise and Phillip very quickly after meeting decide to get married and Phillip begins to be very abusive in many ways. He manipulates Amalise and takes her away from work, family, and friends. Amalise is devastated and begins to question everything....her Faith, her commitment, her Family! Phillip, ever the charmer, continues his manipulation and abuse making her feel as though He needs her help.
Dancing on Glass is story that far too many women fall victim to. Thinking they can change the men they are married to. Will Amalise stay true to her commitment or will she be able to stand on her own and leave the abuse and manipulation given by Phillip?
HeartofaBookWorm gives Dancing on Glass 4 ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥'s and as a caution....some of the abuse is hard to read! If that is something that you may not like then this book may not be for you.
Otherwise.... definitely page turner!