When a furtive conflict is pitted between violent leftist guerrillas and a rightwing paramilitary group in Colombia, a North American woman mistakenly gets caught in the middle.
"I spent four months, one week and two days in a clandestine prison referred to as The Water Cave. Every day I stared hell in the face, and each day I wanted to die. I don’t want to share too much too quickly. To understand fully, you must join hands with me, fasten your heart to mine, and course through my book. Stumble over the incomprehensible human rights journey with me. I've pondered it to the brink of questionable sanity, and it's the only way to explain. I suppose I should consider myself lucky I survived at all—for many did not—yet, perplexingly so, that’s not the premise of this narrative.
He altered my life, marked me forever. But it’s not how you might imagine. This is a story involving Horacio Botello, my torturer known as Puma."
About Tessa Stockton (Knoxville, Tennessee Author)
Tessa Stockton is an author of inspirational romance and intrigue novels, novellas, and short stories, as well as a freelance writer. She has contributed to ministry publications, as a ghostwriter for political content, and headed a column on the topic of forgiveness. Raised in Washington State, she traveled the world as a dancer and missionary, lived in a few places between, and now resides in East Tennessee where she writes full-time.
All things considered, Tessa has a penchant for chips and salsa. She also takes particular pleasure in dark chocolate, strong coffee, nature, animals, spirituality, and solitude. An introvert, she enjoys a quiet life with her family, including a menagerie of adopted pets, in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains.