Tag Archives: Human Trafficking

Dangerous beauty

Suspense, danger, mysteries. Starts off very fast with a true fighter, Liliana Vela, a woman who has escaped her captors in human trafficking. She was the witness to the murder of her parents and sister in Mexico.

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Row For Freedom

(Book review) Row for Freedom: Crossing an Ocean in Search of Hope, by Julia Immonen with Craig Borlase

The book, written by Julia, was a personal story of her Atlanta row in 2012 to Barbados. An action-packed novel with many details of the journey with her and her team of 4 other women, it was one of those more difficult to put down. There was constant action both on and off the water when she also shared her journey prior to the row and the difficulties of her home life. Sometimes I felt it was overworked with those family details, yet the background does give you a perspective on the obstacles she worked to overcome on her voyage.

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