I close my eyes and pretend I’m not me anymore. I try not to smell his stale breath on my face or feel what he’s doing to me. It’s over quickly, and this one doesn’t want to stay. He stands, zips his pants, and leaves.
The shift seems harder than usual, and my skin crawls worse with each new man who enters my motel room. I want to leave, to run, but Tommy’s thug is standing guard out in the parking lot.
And if he leaves, there’s always someone else. Always. There’s no chance of escape.
A harrowing tale of a high school senior who’s headed for college, but suddenly finds herself the victim of sex trafficking. Based on true-life accounts of survivors, Heather’s story reveals a dark and dangerous world where you can trust no one.
Will she survive?broken home, emotional abuse, human trafficking, physical abuse, physical and emotional abuse, runaway, sex trafficking, substance abuse, teen and young adult sexual abuse