Valincia Williams Richard’s new book ‘Beat’n but Not Broken’ is heartbreaking but empowering fiction that probes domestic abuse


The recent release “Beat’n but Not Broken” by Covenant Books author Valincia Williams Richard is an enlightening short novel that explores the trauma of domestic violence and helps the victim find the confidence to escape abusive relationships. .

INDIANOLA, Miss. – August 23, 2021 – (

Valincia Williams Richard, an African American woman who enjoys writing and spending quality time with her precious family, a proud Mississippian, a devoted wife to a pastor and a CCHT at Fresenius Medical Care, has completed her new book, “Beat ‘n but Not Broken “: an emotionally resonant read that tells the story of an innocent young woman, Tammy, who gave her heart to a guy who promised her the whole world. Tammy and Jerry were best friends before they started dating, she thought she already knew him, so she agreed when he asked for her hand in marriage. She had no idea that a year after their marriage she would be subjected to physical and emotional abuse from the man she had sworn to love forever.

Valincia writes, “Tammy was an ordinary, innocent young woman who fell in love with the wrong guy. He seemed like the perfect gentleman, but she didn’t know she would be cheated.

“‘What did I say?’ Jerry replied, “You always miss the part I’m talking about, and you obey.”

“‘Hold on. Wait a minute. I’m your wife and I can make decisions on my own. I don’t need you to think for me, Jerry.

“Woman, have you lost your bunny’s head?” Do you realize that you are doing what I asked you not to do? Who the hell are you talking to? You will learn today! ‘ Jerry cried.

“But, Jerry …”

“It was too late. He had grabbed her, strangled and punched her until her nose bleed. He then left and went to the bathroom and took a towel. He told her to clean himself up. and go take a bath.

Published by Covenant Books of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Valincia Williams Richard’s new book is a realistic work of fiction that fondly addresses prevalent crime in a household. Getting out of a toxic relationship takes a lot of risks, some even costing the lives of victims. Tammy’s faith and belief helped her through the darkness of her marriage. She was blessed by God with another chance in life and love, as soon as she cut her ties with Jerry, Tammy’s life began again with the righteous man God had in store for her.

Readers can purchase “Beat’n but Not Broken” in bookstores around the world, or online from the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, or Barnes & Noble.

Covenant Books is a Christian-owned and operated international publishing house based in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Covenant Books specializes in all genres of works that cater to the Christian market. For more information or for media inquiries, contact Covenant Books at 843-507-8373.

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Valincia Williams Richard’s new book ‘Beat’n but Not Broken’ is heartbreaking but empowering fiction that probes domestic abuse


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