Journey of a Thousand Steps: Book Three (A Whisper of a Mystery Trilogy)

by M.A. Appleby

After several years with no new information about Jason, Ellen still wants closure and vows to never give up. A documentary about a super cyclone that devastated islands west of Fiji catches her attention – oil tankers the size of football fields are maneuvering to avoid the storm; and this gives Ellen a theory and renewed hope. Taking matters into her own hands, she devises a plan to seek answers without the CIA’s help. After searching, Ellen brings a storm survivor home to be part of their extended family, indicating he has a brain injury. This is possibly the beginning of the hardest journey of her life.

I dealt with Traumatic Brain Injury when my son had a accident. Finding peace and closure has not been easy. In the last chapter of this book, I share our 10 Keys to recovery.

 

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Appleby — Whispered Dreams

Whispered Dreams: Book Two (A Whisper of a Mystery Trilogy)

by M.A. Appleby

Whispered Dreams

Book Two focuses on Ellen’s son, Jason, who has grown into a young man and is every bit as headstrong as his Mother. Together, they expand their racing teams, outsmart the ‘good ole boys’ down at the race track, and endure confrontation from owners who like to play by their own rules.

Meanwhile, the CIA uncovers a plot to kill Jason, due to his heritage, from their nefarious Middle East cousins. As he learns that the Monarchy of Obagur is threatened, he feels compelled to become involved. He is caught up in a coup and during the confusion is presumed missing or dead.

Refusing to attend the Memorial Service, Ellen knows Jason is still alive, but what has happened to him?

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Appleby — The Ancient Whisper

The Ancient Whisper: Book One (A Whisper of a Mystery Trilogy)

by M.A. Appleby

The Ancient WhisperIn today’s interconnected world, anyone can find themselves embroiled in international politics, intrigue, and suspense. Ellen and her family learn the hard way that things are not always what they seem as they find themselves in seemingly impossible situations – especially when ties to the Middle East surface.

Relying on her strong resolve, faith, and enduring love for her family, Ellen confronts a host of shadowy characters, then leverages family dynamics to lead them through twists & turns in this new-world-order story…you will cheer for Ellen and her family as you travel with them!
A family struggles to rebuild their lives after a mysterious

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Appleby — Raising David Again

Raising David Again by M.A. Appleby

Raising David AgainM.A. Appleby narrates her perspective as a caregiver to her son when he suffered a Traumatic Brain injury; their frustrations, disappointments, as well as their triumphs. What the family did to regain their ‘sense of self’ will surprise and inspire you as she recounts their 10 Keys to Recovery and the many tips, and suggestions they learned along the way. It is both poignant and funny as she shares some of her coping mechanisms. This book is intended as a guide to understanding the uniqueness of brain injury. There is no ‘one size fits all’ nor is there a magic pill. As you read Raising David, Again, you will travel with the family as their faith was tested, their journey from a horrific accident, through discovery, recovery, and finally rehabilitation and a ‘new life’. If you or someone you know has suffered a TBI, ABI, or Stroke, you will find the Brain Injury Tool Kit, our Simplified Guide for Survivors, Caregivers, & Family of Brain Injury, several lists, and helpful hints that can assist in identifying what you need to do.

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