Author Brenda Youngerman’s
Sorrowed Souls is an intimate glimpse into the lives of
three very different people who learn to find their way back to
what is most important in life.
The eyes are said to be the
window to the soul.
Some eyes shine with joy,
others reveal sadness. The worst is when eyes reflect nothing—a
darkness, a hopelessness, a giving up on life.
Bryan Tines wakes up in a
strange place with no memory of who he was or where he came
from. In the blink of an instant, everything important to him
was lost—gone. Hungry and dirty, Bryan must find his way back,
and with the help of those considered the invisible layer of
society, Bryan struggles to do so.
Gus Hill is a loner searching
for a place to belong. Wealthy and with the curse of
alcoholism, Gus survives day to day by living on the edge,
living on the outside looking in. Gus heads quickly toward self
destruction, when the harsh words of a well-meaning friend wake
him from his self-induced sleepwalk through life. Then Gus
learns what life really is.
Amy Pickens life is constant
misery. She is forever struggling with the role her mother
assigned to her from her youth—a difficult birth, a burden. In
one instant life offers her a moment of pure joy, which seems to
go awry. Will she find her happiness or was it just a fleeting
Brenda Youngerman writes a
tale of stunning clarity and insight into the lives of average
people. Beautifully written, her novel explores the human
condition, the ways in which our past torture and free us, and
the risks we’re willing to take to realize the illusive dream of
About the Author
is an author with four books to her credit. Ms. Youngerman is
currently at work on her fifth book and lives in Southern