How People Deal w/ Chains of the Past Moves Plot of New Novel

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Cynthia Lynn Stigger illustrates with her characters and their situations how the journey back to God is accomplished

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Shackles from the Grave is an inspirational fictional romance novel of struggles, pain, hope, and love that gives a profound and lasting message. Let author Cynthia Lynn Stigger take you to a place of deliverance, of faith that moves mountains. She speaks with the voice and characters that are a commonplace in the American experience, relating a powerful message through their stories.

Sylvia is young, beautiful, and a single mother. She is educated and smart, but not smart enough to know when to release those shackles. Now she is stuck with consequences that would lead her to taking on more than just love. If only she had listen to her best friend Angel that was always pushing God on her. Now she is stuck with a decision of either breaking the last two links in the shackles or making it a permanent fixture of her life.

Sylvia’s story touches a familiar cord in the lives of many. The past lives on beyond its makers and shackles succeeding generations with its woes, its tragedies. The author shows a character whose journey typifies how people come to grips with the past, living renewed lives free from its negative influences. Her book is a journey back to God and what people once were – innocent and made for the many possibilities that God meant for them to live.

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About the Author
Cynthia Lynn Stigger was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a poet, playwright, author and a Gastroenterology Technical Specialist. She has published two books of poems: The Words I Could Not Say (2005), and If The Shoe Fits (2011).

One of her poems titled: I Want to Live and Play Safe was read at one of the Indianapolis public schools and at the Indianapolis State Museum, which is up for nominee as a National poem.
She has also performed at the Indianapolis Madame C.J. Walker Theater several times and the Indiana Repertory Theater.

During the 2008 Presidential Campaign, she performed a poem on both the television and radio station for our now President Barack Obama titled “Obama Mama” which is published in her book of poems.
Cynthia is also the founder of Sweet Bundle of Joy, which is an on-line blog for mothers of disabled children's

She is also a member of Eastern Star Baptist Church of Indianapolis Indiana. She is currently working on her new novel.

Shackles From The Grave * by Cynthia Lynn Stigger
Fictional Novel
Date of Publication: October 15, 2012
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 325 pages; 978-1-4797-0034-9
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 325 pages; 978-1-4797-0035-6
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4797-0036-3

To request a complimentary paperback review copy, contact the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

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