Award-winning author Rachel Thompson courageously confronts the topics of sexual abuse and suicide, love, and healing, in her second nonfiction book of prose: Broken Places. The sequel to Rachel’s first nonfiction book, Broken Pieces, Rachel bares her soul in essays, poems, and prose, addressing life’s most difficult topics with honesty.
As you follow one woman’s journey through the dark and into the light, you will find yourself forever changed. Rachel’s first book in this series, Broken Pieces, has been a #1 bestseller on Amazon (eBooks) on Women’s Poetry and Abuse.
Please note: this book discusses serious topics, and is intended for mature audiences only.
2017 Journey Book Awards for Narrative Non- Fiction First in Category Winners, Chanticleer Book Review
2016 Bronze Winner Readers’ Favorite (NonFiction)
- 5/5 Stars Readers’ Favorite Review Winner
- 2015 Best of Books, IndieReader (NonFiction)
- 2015 Honorable Mention Winner Los Angeles Book Festival
- 2015 Honorable Mention Winner San Francisco Book Festival
- Book of the Month for Association of Independent Authors, April 2015
PRAISE FOR BROKEN PLACES:
“BROKEN PLACES succeeds as the gritty memoir of a woman who was sexually assaulted when she was young and the author’s story of survival will surprise the reader because of its candidness and unexpected ending.”
“Broken Places by Rachel Thompson is a very descriptive, well-written memoir of abuse…Author Rachel Thompson has a well-developed vocabulary for describing one of the worst experiences of her life — sexual abuse at the hands of her pedophile neighbor…Broken Places should help other people realize that they don’t have to be ashamed or embarrassed by what happened.”
“The book is deeply personal, and the author discusses her emotions in a very rational, honest, and compelling way…It was very inspiring and splendidly written.”