Author Sasha Cervantes aims to raise awareness of animal cruelty

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The new novel ‘Consequences’ offers a shocking and provocative scenario of the meat industry

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What can I do or say to influence people?

One day, author Sasha Cervantes happened to see an HBO exposé on farm animals, which compelled her to try to do something to stop the killing of animals for food. She then asked herself, “What can I do or say to influence people?” After a period of deep thought and prayer, the answer came: write the new novel “Consequences” (published by AuthorHouse).

In “Consequences,” protagonist Leslee Russell sees slaughterhouse footage on television and it profoundly affects her life, much to the chagrin of family and friends. But that is the least of their problems, for a great mystery is unfolding as animals everywhere begin to disappear at an alarming rate, until every animal on the face of the Earth is gone. Where did they go? Who took them? Why, and for how long? But the most crucial question is, will they return?

An excerpt from “Consequences”:

“Believe me, LaVon, I wish I could go back to the way it was before – but I can’t. And I also can’t just sit back and say nothing about it, even if it means I stand alone. We’ve all taken this dominion crap too far. You think I’M nuts? Well, for your information, the God I believe in is a loving, compassionate God to ALL living things; and if you think he condones the way we treat animals, then you and the rest of the world are the ones who are nuts.”

Cervantes describes “Consequences” as “an intriguing, thought-provoking, imaginative story rife with memorable characters, sassy dialogue, and edifying insights that will have you laughing, cringing, and wondering what happens next as it reveals how the world’s ravenous appetite for meat and fast food leads to far-reaching destructive consequences: pollution, world hunger, deadly pandemics, and global warming.” One thing for certain: people who read this book will never look at animals or meat the same way again.

By Sasha Cervantes
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 272 pages | ISBN 9781449044152
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 272 pages | ISBN 9781449044145
E-Book | 272 pages | ISBN 9781449044169
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Sasha Cervantes was born in San Francisco in 1948; currently lives in Suisun City, Calif., with her rescued cats and dogs; and loves music, art, and studying metaphysics. She joined People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in 1996. With “Consequences,” Cervantes wants to change people’s thinking – so they understand that man does not need meat to be healthy or to survive – and spread awareness that animals are living souls who, like us, should be treated with kindness and respect.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrated 15 years of service to authors in Sept. 2011.For more information or to publish a book visit or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.

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