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The Wild Side: True Story. Betrayal. Grief. Meth-Addiction. Paranormal Activity. Redemption.

The Wild Side: True Story. Betrayal. Grief. Meth-Addiction. Paranormal Activity. Redemption.

There is hope for the addicts, the rebels, and the broken-hearted. Sitting in prison on a raft of charges including kidnapping, guns, drugs and counterfeiting was very different to Janet's plan. Her search for identity and meaning nearly killed her but she got her answers; insigh... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780473411336
Barcode 9780473411336
Published 6 September 2017 by WILD SIDE PUBLISHING
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Revised edition
Author(s) By Balcombe, Janet
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ISBN-13 9780473411336
ISBN-10 0473411334
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Imprint Wild Side Publishing
Publication Date 6 September 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Revised edition
Edition 2nd Revised edition
Author(s) By Balcombe, Janet
Category Award Winning
Biography & Autobiography
Christian life & practice
Family, Home & Self Help
Coping With Drug & Alcohol Abuse
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 234
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 286g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 362.293092
Catalogue Code 926682

Description of this Book

"There is hope for the addicts, the rebels, and the broken-hearted.Sitting in prison on a raft of charges including kidnapping, guns, drugs and counterfeiting was very different to the scenario Janet had imagined.Her life had become a psychotic hybrid of Breaking Bad and Paranormal Activity. There had to be a divine intervention or things were just not going to end well. How did a country girl from a decent family become a hardcore Meth-addict? What would you do if you were visited by a demon with a deadly agenda? Janet's quest to find her true identity and the meaning of life took her to the very brink of death and hell.It nearly killed her but Janet got her answers... insight into true spiritual power, treasures found in the darkness, and real answers about life"-Back cover.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Runner-up for Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Mind Body Spirit Literary Award 2015
NZ Review This book has the power to change a generation. What an encouraging book! Please understand how far-reaching this book is and how encouraging it is for parents like us who love their troubled child so much and to actually know there is someone who knows how we feel. Sally Strathdee A very raw and human story of redemption. A must-read for anyone caught in addiction and for those already healed. Very well written, wonderfully descriptive with a distinctive Kiwi toughness and humor. Keely Tapia (Amazon) The most amazing book I have ever read. I couldn't put it down and cried when it ended. It changed my life. Jamie Falconer (Amazon) An exciting and engaging read. Janet's true story has the reader enthralled in her roller-coaster life. A great read with a strong message on how it can all go wrong, yet provide an opportunity for strength, belief and faith to rebuild character and rebuild lives. Laurie Lowther (Amazon) Amazing book never wanted to put it down. Janet what a life thank you so much for sharing your story. Nicole (Amazon) A story of hope. Just because things are completely broken and, in the natural, completely beyond repair there is an answer. There is ONE who awaits your soul. Who awaits your return, your love. From the grip of darkness and death so real to a path and a journey to healing. The beginning of something beautiful. A book that invokes thought and passion. That brings tears and joy. I have seen parts of Janet's life that are in mine and it gives me hope to carry on. Thank you for your braveness to journey and share, so we may walk with you, as you walk with God. Jess (Amazon) Congratulations Janet for your honest and vulnerable account of your journey from life on the dark side to victory and purpose! Janet is a gifted writer who draws the reader into her very real experience. Compelling - One womans Journey from Despair to Purpose! I could not put the book down! having been raised not far from Janet, I recognised every place and this made the book come alive for me. Yvonne Godfrey (Amazon) Fantastic and inspiring read. Easy read that flows very well. Lisa Curry (Amazon) Put aside time! This is a gripping true story, and Jan certainly tells it as it was, and thankfully, now is. Mary Nichols (Amazon) A heartfelt read written as if she was talking to you face to face. I laughed with you, I cried with you. I felt my heart break with yours, tears ran and I screamed on the inside with you. I travelled a roller coaster of emotions with some good some awful. But best of all I celebrated and rejoiced with you. I felt redemption and victory. I accepted inner peace with you and smiled knowing we have a father who walks with us through the good and the bad no matter where we have been or what we have done. His love is unconditional agape love. Thankyou for your story. It means more than you will prob ever understand and it will touch and change the lives of many. Angela (Amazon)

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Author's Bio

Janet conquered a feral Meth-addiction in another life, and her criminal record labels her a convicted kidnapper. However her life rises above negative labels and natural limits and and proves that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. She lives a supernaturally restored life with her husband and son in the rural town of Ruawai, Northland in New Zealand. She climbs her mountain in the morning to start the day with a fresh perspective, and appreciates opportunities to encourage others with her life experience. Together with her husband, Ray Curle, Janet prays for people for healing and deliverance, and see people set free from bondages they find themselves struggling with. The Ashton Wylie Literary Award finalist didn't know she was a writer until 2014 when her first book, her memoir, Take a Walk on the Wild Side was published (recently re-published The Wild Side). She has since written Radical Lives Vol 1, a collection of true stories, with Vol 2 soon to be released. Janet writes true-life stories and about the things that matter, lifting the truth above the quagmire of deception called 'enlightenment.' She writes for the rebels, the addicts and the broken-hearted. Check out other Wild Side digital watering holes: wildsidepublishing.com wildsidedesign.net wildsideministries.com wildsidetrust.org

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