About The Author
E. A. Owen’s debut suspense thriller, A Curse of Torment, tells the story of a family bound by a curse of endless tragedies. Her second book, Suffocating Secrets, is the second book in the series: Tragic Mercy. It is the continuing tale of the family who’s lives are now threatened by a serial killer.
Her inspiration to write her first book, was driven by the horrific adversity experienced by a close friend, to whom she has dedicated her book. However, her second book is a reflection to her personal fascination by unsolved mysteries and the way serial killer mind`s function. To her, as one truly compassionate and caring person, it`s literally a perplexing puzzle how one human being can turn into such a monster and not only hurt but kill a person.
Overcoming life’s challenges and struggles has shaped Owen’s character. Although she was raised on the East Coast, Owen has moved around the United States twenty-six times, finally settling in the place that stole her heart – the Midwest. She is raising her two beloved children in the small town of Astoria, South Dakota. In addition to writing, Owen is passionate about reading, cooking and traveling.
Mystery / Suspense / Thriller
Trevor Williams will stop at nothing to make sure his daughter, Isabella, is safe. But Trevor’s world is suddenly thrown into turmoil when a seemingly unstoppable killer tortures the community without mercy. With no leads or suspects, a fear-stricken town panics, hiding behind locked doors.
Isabella, a loner with more secrets than friends, is desperate to be understood. Amidst the fear and anxiety, Isabella lives her life as best she can, unaware that even her doting father has secrets of his own.
A Curse of Torment
Fiction / Suspense / Thriller
Can an ancient curse that attempts to destroy a family for a century, be broken or is this family doomed forever?
When twelve-year-old Mary Walker’s parents are killed in a tragic car accident, her perfect world comes crashing down around her. Over the years, Mary strives to heal from the tragedy by learning to appreciate the little things in life. She soon realizes all she wants, is to fall in love and be happy. But misfortune visits her again when Mary’s storybook romance is shattered by her husband’s affair and the death of her only child.
Mary must find the strength to rise above her grief and break an ancient family curse, before it’s too late. But when Mary discovers there is a malevolent force preventing the curse from being destroyed, she must find a way to defeat it before it silences her forever, therefore dooming her family to endless torment.