A heart-rending tale inspired by a horrific true story of child abuse

and struggle for survival

Niobrara's Thorn by Patrick E. Douglas

Niobrara’s Thorn

by Patrick E. Douglas

Jason Thorn is a filthy and unwanted 13-year-old with a bleak future. He’s been pulled from school for good and is kept prisoner in the family basement with his dog when a wicked storm hits his tiny hometown of Niobrara. Already adept at enduring situations most 13-year-olds wouldn’t be able to comprehend, Jason must survive the onslaught of flood waters and devastation that has destroyed his town. To do so, he’ll rely on three unexpected friends who encourage him along the way. This is a tale aimed at readers 13 and up that tackles the ever-present problem of child abuse and how easy it can be for some children to slip through the cracks if people tune them out.

Out Of Print • ISBN  978-1-938985-1-19 • 5 x 8 paperback • 268 pgs • $15.95

“. . . Do not deny yourself this book. You will be talking about it & thinking about it for weeks.”

CMPheadsofstateDouglasPatrick E. Douglas lives in Montana with his wife Jessica and their two sons Marky and Jack. Douglas, a journalist since 1994, has written for numerous magazines and newspapers across the country. A movie critic who has watched thousands of films, Douglas initially began writing novels as a way of getting the original stories in his brain onto paper. A non-fiction junkie, Douglas occasionally finds inspiration in fiction books from authors such as Chuck Palahniuk and Thomas Harris. He is also the author of several other books including Niobrara’s Thorn, Redeem, Game Seven and Frankie Funder.

Books by Patrick E. Douglas 

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