Beautiful Ashes: A True Story of Murder, Betrayal, and One Woman's Search for Peace
Shelly Edwards Jorgensen (The Edgeworth Group, LLC)
| Reviewed by Romuald Dzemo
Shelly Edwards Jorgensen is picked up from basketball practice by her friend, Carolyn, and her mother, who break the news that her house is on fire. She watches as her mother's body is removed from the ashes of what was a home a few hours ago. She knows her father killed her. Now, she blames herself for the murder of her mom, because she has left her alone, having known that her father was a monster since she was just four. She tells the story, switching between flashbacks and the unfolding drama that follows her mother's death, allowing reader...