Sunday, November 13, 2011

Madison's Life Lessons

Madison's Life Lessons
Gracen Miller
Adult 18+
Available now: Smashwords & soon on Amazon
Pandora's Box  (first book in Series)


Blurb for Madison's Life Lessons:
From Gracen's Blog Road To Hell Series:


Fate can mark one early for a particular future.

Madison Wescott’s life is Hell on earth. Her father, a Baptist Preacher, convinces her she’s morally corrupt when men notice her blooming beauty. She strives to be unnoticeable, but nothing satisfies her condemning parents.

And sometimes fate has nothing to do with one’s potential.

Temptation rears its head when Micah Dominus visits her father’s church on Christmas morning, but she is unprepared for her physical reaction to him. Frightened by her own emotions, she is grateful she’ll never see him again. But when he shows up again at a friend’s funeral, and at other times in her life, she’s swayed by his charisma. Micah becomes her white knight through the good and bad, but can they create the perfect life together? Or has she just located the beginning of the Road to Hell?

Supernatural forces more powerful than fate can claim one’s destiny…


EXCERPT:

“You’re morally damned, Madison Grace Wescott!” Bruce Wescott screamed the outraged whisper into his daughter’s face. “It shames me to recognize you as my daughter.”
Madison shrunk further into the corner of the church bench, wishing she could shrink out of sight. Maybe if she were out of Daddy’s sight, she’d be out of his mind too, she thought as she blinked back the stinging tears. A hurried peek around the church sanctuary confirmed no one else witnessed her setback.
Unsure what she’d done to receive his censure this time, she offered a weak, “Yes, sir, I’m sorry, Daddy.”
Not that an apology ever appeased him.
“It’s not me you should be apologizing too, young lady, but the Lord,” he snapped drawing to his five-foot six stature. “If you don’t repent and alter your ways, God’ll see you burn in Hell.”
“Yes, sir, I understand.” She hoped she sounded meek enough to suit his temper or she’d find herself on her knees after church service praying for her soul. Depending upon his mood, she could pray for hours without a restroom break or a knee break. And boy, oh, boy, could her knees suffer brutal agony in that position.
It would be great if she knew what to repent so she could avoid the burn of Hell. She didn’t want to burn any more than he wanted her to burn. A typical complaint centered on her appearance. Her hair was too blonde, her eyes too blue, her boobs too big and her figure too lush for her too-tall frame. At fifteen she was already three and a half inches taller than him. All these complaints apparently forced men to sin against God by lusting after her. Not that she encouraged men to lust after her, mind you, but on the off chance that they did, it was still her fault in Daddy’s eyes.  
Brother Wescott,” Becca Slayter said with her hand extended to her father, cheap red lipstick smeared outside the lip-line of her saggy mouth. The over-abundance of lipstick did not give her the appearance of fuller lips. Reminded of another one of her father’s complaints—her lips were too full and sensual—Madison pinched her lips together. “I wanted to extol how much your sermon last Sunday enriched my life this week. Why I was telling Cynthia Jones…”  Madison stopped listening to Becca Slayter’s conversation with her dad because she didn’t much like ‘Sister’ Becca or her high-pitched annoying voice. And she was old, like thirty or thirty-five, and all Sister Becca ever did was brag about some new object she’d received.
She peeked around the sanctuary and took special care not to openly snag the gaze of any man. Opening her worn leather-bound Holy Bible to the Gospel of Luke, she began to read and mentally pray God would forgive her for whatever sin she’d committed. If she were lucky, by the time Daddy finished his morning sermon he would forget all about her morally damned soul. She sure didn’t want to spend the afternoon praying on her knees.http://madisonroadtohell.blogspot.com/

MY REVIEW: 



Every child disagrees with their parents. Every child argues and fights with their parents. But for Madison Grace Wescott, childhood is a whole different Hell on Earth.

Madison grew up as the daughter of Baptist Preacher Wescott, who took the Name of the Lord to a whole new level. Madison's father has her convinced she is a sinner and at the tender young age of 15, she is already damned to hell.

Madison has no clue as to why her daddy is so convinced she is a sinner and evil doer. She accepts her father's harsh words and accusations as a good little girl should. When hell finally breaks loose, Madison discovers that she if she can't beat him, she will join him! If her dear father thinks her damned to hell, why not ride the Hellish wave. She makes it a point to never bend to her father's rules and harsh life style again.

When she meets Micah Dominus, Madison finds not only a friend but one hell of a weapon to use against her overbearing parents. What better way to get back at her parents than to play this out to the fullest.

READ Pandora's Box by Gracen Miller TODAY to learn what happens when a little girl plays with fire and gets burnt by the fires of Hell!

THIS SERIES IS SO AMAZING! I have read Pandora's Box (soon to be out in PRINT!!!) and I had the absolute honor of reading Madison's Life Lessons (final revision). The heaven/hell struggle of life has met its match with Bad ass Madison, Sexy as hell goodboy Phoenix (aka Nix) & Sooooo gooood at being Bad Bad Bad Micah (can you guess MY favorite)???

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3 comments:

BellaBunnell said...

Oh holy Hellhound! I was finally ready to go to sleep and up pops your email for this blog post! First, I read your review in the email, couldn't see everything so...I headed to the blogsite. Next I see the gorgeous cover and am sooo happy to see it looks just the way I imagined and THEN...upon closer inspection, I see my name on the cover!!! Gracen has used my blurb!!! Once again! HOLY HELLHOUND! YOU TOTALLY ROCK!!!!!!

Mindy fangedmom said...

I fixed my review so now you can read it *glares at blogger, then kicks it reallly hard* Congrats on having your name on the cover! THAT IS WICKED AS HELL COOL!!!!!!!

AMY and SHELBY said...

Loved the review!!!! I can't wait to read the lessons!!! And book two!

Shelby