Discovering the Long Way Home

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Can you trick your parents into caring about you?

Marilyn is used to living in the shadows. Her mother is acclaimed actress Amanda Briggs. Her father is action star Stan Alderman. She has a handful of step-parents and a blend of siblings, but no one seems to want her around.

Would anyone even notice if she disappeared?

Desperate for attention, 13 year old Marilyn embarks on a quest to find a place in her family. A fateful encounter with a scarred young truck driver turns her journey upside down, and she finds herself mired in a small town with a big heart, There, she learns many people have problems bigger than her own, but there is always hope for healing and a new start. Marilyn must chose between completing her plans for revenge, or taking a risk for the loving family she deserves.

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Discovering the Long Way Home

Submitted: May 13, 2007

Can you trick your parents into caring about you?

Marilyn is used to living in the shadows. Her mother is acclaimed actress Amanda Briggs. Her father is action star Stan Alderman. She has a handful of step-parents and a blend of siblings, but no one seems to want her around.

Would anyone even notice if she disappeared?

Desperate for attention, 13 year old Marilyn embarks on a quest to find a place in her family. A fateful encounter with a scarred young truck driver turns her journey upside down, and she finds herself mired in a small town with a big heart, There, she learns many people have problems bigger than her own, but there is always hope for healing and a new start. Marilyn must chose between completing her plans for revenge, or taking a risk for the loving family she deserves. Read Chapter


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