Soaring in Silence

Fascinating story about a very courageous lady struggling with many roads in her life. Would highly recommend it. Page turning fast read.

About The Book

What would you do if you were being stalked and no one took you seriously?

A recently handicapped young married woman, who by her own resourcefulness and the wonders of the Internet, overcomes her struggle against the unwanted sexual advances of a dangerous retiree with a buried criminal past.

Kim and Brad Wolf, a New York childless couple begin life anew in Arizona. Kim, recently diagnosed with a rare disease, adjusts to her early retirement by focusing on their new home, her loving but nervous husband’s new collectible business, the wonders of the Internet. and volunteering at the local police station. Kim befriends Jack Oviatt, the volunteer program supervisor who is attracted to her. The Wolf’s settle in peacefully in the quiet of the desert.

Kim’s tranquility is shattered by a chance meeting with Harry Gellis, a recently widowed retiree in the witness protection program and his relentless sexual pursuit through a series of harassments and veiled threats. Harry is used to getting what he wants and he wants Kim.

Brad’s preoccupation with his new business and the emotional battle he faces adjusting to Kim’s disease and the move places him on overload. To protect her husband, Kim chooses to face Harry alone. Her complaints to the community security force and the local police yield no resolution. With renewed strength and resourcefulness, Kim uses the Internet to uncover Harry’s true identity, her only weapon against the attack she knows he has planned for her.

Kim’s intent is to contact Harry’s cohorts but decides against it once she realizes the consequences. Harry has his own game plan; keep Brad busy out of the house, break in and have his way with Kim. By a twist of fate, the attack takes an unexpected turn. What happened to Harry Gellis?

In an effort to return to normalcy, Kim opts to keep the entire incident and her triumph over fear to herself.

Several years later, Jack Oviatt, the volunteer program supervisor receives new information about a cold case. He suspects Kim has knowledge of Harry Gellis’ death. Can he prove it?

Readers say

” Fascinating story about a very courageous lady struggling with many roads in her life. Would highly recommend it. Page turning fast read. “
5/5

Amazon reviewer

” An easy read that keeps you intrigued until the end! “
5/5

Amazon Reviewer

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Beverly Gandara

About the Author

Award-winning Screenwriter and Novelist, a New York native, Beverly attended Brooklyn College and Marymount College before beginning her screenwriting studies at the Gotham Writers Workshop.Her first screenplay Concrete Wings has been converted to a full length novel now available in soft cover, Kindle and audio book at Amazon and other fine retailers. Concrete Wings is about Julian, a naive teen sent out of Cuba on the eve of the Bay Of Pigs Invasion to retrieve smuggled family jewels. Coming of age in New York at the height of the sexual revolution, he earns his political and economic freedom. By a twist of fate, he begins to lose his liberty when his oppressive parents arrive and refuse to assimilate into American Society.Concrete Wings received: 2018 Florida Book Festival’s Honorable Mention in the General Fiction Category 2017 The Reader’s Favorite Five Star Seal 2017 Literary Classic’s Seal of Approval 2017 New York Book Festival’s Honorable Mention in the General Fiction CategoryHer novel, Soaring In Silence is inspired by Unprotected Witness, a screenplay co-written with Jack Knight, veteran actor of stage, screen and television. Soaring In Silence is about a young recently handicapped married woman who by her own resourcefulness and the wonders of the Internet, overcomes her struggle against the unwanted sexual advances of a dangerous retiree with a buried criminal past.Soaring in Silence received: 2019 The Reader’s Favorite Five Star SealHer next book is about working women, their challenges and triumphs.Bev’s comedy screenplay Rent Money garnered her the Golden Palm Award for Best Screenplay at the 2012 Beverly Hills International Film Festival. Rent Money is about a an independent virgin bookkeeper working for two sexually active men in the Radio and TV Barter business in Manhattan in 1965 who is focused on two goals. 1. remain independent and pay her own rent. 2. experience womanhood with a handsome neighbor. Stymied by society’s changing rules during the sexual revolution, with courage and dignity, she reaches at least one of her goals successfully.Her other screenplays, a mix of family dramas, dramas and thrillers are all contest placed.Many of Bev’s stories are inspired by and or/based on true stories. Her heroic characters understand that success isn’t always measured by what one becomes but often by what one overcomesShe resides in the southeast with her husband, Armand whose experiences inspired Concrete Wings.For more information about Bev and her work, please visit her website at www.bevgandara.com or IMDb Pro at www.imdb.me/bevgandara.

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