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“Brave Steps: One Girl’s Triumphant Story” is a captivating and heartwarming journey of courage and resilience. Marie’s transformation from a victim of abuse to a survivor is a testament to the human spirit’s strength. The narrative delves into themes of overcoming trauma, finding inner strength, and the transformative power of hope. Jan Balaz’s candid and powerful writing sheds light on the haunting realities faced by abuse survivors, offering a message of empathy and understanding. This modern-day classic inspires and leaves a lasting impact on its readers. A must-read for anyone seeking to find hope and healing after enduring life’s darkest trials. – Amazon Review
Brave Steps: One Girl’s Triumphant Story
(Unbreakable Book 2)
Marie finally got a chance to restart her life in the big city, after escaping her past life of pain and torment, though she was left to figure out her journey of self-realization and freedom by herself.
She stumbles upon a group of seemingly ordinary individuals who were extraordinary at heart. Through their genuine friendship and unwavering loyalty, they become the guiding light in her life, leading her down a path of self-discovery and healing.
However, just as Marie begins to find her footing and reclaim her shattered self, the dark shadow of her past shows its head in places she least expected. With determination and strength borne from the growth she has nurtured through friendship and fellowship, Marie faces her past head-on, refusing to let her painful history dictate her future.
Marie’s story delivers a poignant tale of resilience, friendship, and the indomitable human spirit. With every turn of the page, readers will find themselves immersed in Marie’s journey, rooting for her triumph over adversity and celebrating the power of love, friendship, and self-empowerment.
Trigger warning: This book contains scenes that may depict, mention, or discuss child abuse and suicide and may be disturbing or triggering for some readers.
About the Author
Jan Balaz, an IT specialist and high school IT teacher is coming from the Slovak Republic. He is the father of one son.
Driven by a deeply personal journey, Jan embarked on his writing career in 2015. Motivated by his own experiences, Jan sought solace and healing through the written word. Writing became his avenue for self-expression, enabling him to navigate the complexities of his traumatic past and offer support to others who have suffered similar ordeals.
In his writings, Jan fearlessly confronts the haunting realities faced by countless innocent lives. Through poignant prose and an unfiltered narrative, he sheds light on the profound impact of abuse while conveying a message of resilience and hope. Jan’s writing not only raises awareness about this pressing issue but also fosters a sense of empathy and understanding among readers.