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Life in Defiance

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Ouisie Pepper knows who murdered Daisy Chance, but she won’t tell. While her husband’s rages increase because of her inability to be the perfect wife and her children uncover more of the mystery than she cares to face, Ouisie must choose between perfecting herself and keeping her children safe---and in doing so, risks everyone.
 
In a town she personifies, Ouisie Pepper wrestles with her own defiance. Desperate to become the wife and mother her husband Hap demands, Ouisie pours over a simple book about womanhood, constantly falling short, but determined to improve. Through all that self-improvement, Ouisie carries a terrible secret: she knows who killed Daisy Chance. As her children inch closer to uncovering the killer’s identity and Hap’s rages roar louder and become increasingly violent, Ouisie has to make a decision. Will she protect her children by telling her secret? Or will Hap’s violence silence them all? Set on the backdrop of Defiance, Texas, Ouisie’s journey typifies the choices we all face—whether to tell the truth about secrets and fight for the truth or bury them forever and live with the violent consequences.
Contributor Mary E DeMuth
Short Bio Mary E DeMuth

Mary DeMuth is the author of several southern novels, including A Slow Burn, Life in Defiance, and the Christy award finalists, Watching the Tree Limbs and Daisy Chain.  She’s also written four parenting books and a memoir, Thin Places. She’s passionate about the written word, teaching, and mentoring writers. Mary lives in Texas with her husband, Patrick, and their three children.

UPC 025986562984
ISBN-13 9780310562986
Publish Date May 25, 2010
Publisher Zondervan
Price $6.99
Format eBook
Language English

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