GLORY BISHOP by Deborah L. King
A sheltered church girl. A quiet, secret rebellion. Can she become the person she wants to be?
In 1983 Chicago, Glory Bishop yearns to be normal. Under the strict thumb of her abusive and zealous mother, the anxious teenager finds relief in stolen moments and kisses with her boyfriend. But when she provides him an alibi against another girl’s disturbing accusation, she catches the eye of the preacher’s son – the twenty-seven-year-old youth minister.
After her beloved joins the Navy with no further contact, the heartbroken high schooler reluctantly obeys her mom and tolerates the unwanted attention of the arrogant man eleven years her senior. But when she’s saved by her suitor from a brutal attack, she gives in to his courtship… even though she discovers his oppressive need for control.
Can she rescue herself from a life she doesn’t want?
Glory Bishop is the poignant first book in the Glory Bishop women’s literary fiction series. If you like resilient heroines, dramatic themes, and overcoming obstacles, then you’ll love Deborah L. King’s page-turning novel.