At thirteen, Cassandra Romanelli thought she was wise beyond her years. Yet, life had been too easy. After being abused, she struggles to fit in with her friends and has to overcome bullying from her classmates. Her self-esteem plunges and she finds herself doing the most shameful thing to her body – Purge! This is the start of her depression.
Cassandra Romanelli thought she was wise beyond her years. At only thirteen years old, she had seen too much and felt too many bruises. Yet, she would soon find herself yearning for those seemingly carefree days where she was innocent and naïve. Her real misfortune was just about to begin!
After the betrayal of a family member, Cassie has to overcome the taunts and bullying from her classmates, struggles to fit in with her friends and has to keep her feelings hidden for the one guy she can’t have — her best friends boyfriend.
With these events, Cassie’s self-esteem plunges to an all-time low and it leads her to listen to an inner voice that directs her to do the most shameful thing to her body –- Purge!
For young people Cassandra Behind Closed Doors is a window into real life — and for adults, it is an insight into the issues teenagers have to face every day.
Author: Linda Sorpreso
Publication Date: 1/09/2010