"Mothers Vol. 1" follows Juanita Wilson, a woman whose life is forever changed after a senseless shooting takes the life of her husband, Maurice, in 1995. Thrust into the role of a single mother with limited resources, Juanita struggles to provide for her two sons, Jalen and Jerami, while grappling with crippling debt and her youngest son's cancer diagnosis. The novel delves into the harsh realities of inequality, racism, and sexism faced by single mothers and their families, particularly within marginalized communities.
With vivid storytelling and a keen eye for detail, Burgess Jr. exposes the vulnerabilities of socially-disadvantaged youth and the immense sacrifices made by mothers like Juanita. Yet, at its core, "Mothers Vol. 1" is a testament to the power of perseverance and the indomitable spirit of a mother's love.
“This compelling novel is sure to resonate with fans of urban literature and stories that celebrate the fortitude of single mothers.” – Literary Titan
Ben Burgess Jr., a proud father of three, is well-versed in the trials and joys of parenthood. With a passion for writing and a background in Business Management and Educational Leadership, he uses his talent to create complex, engaging stories that explore difficult societal themes. His books are used in schools across the lower east side of Manhattan, and he is actively involved in the improvement and uplifting of urban communities.
Don't miss out on this extraordinary tale of love, resilience, and the power of a mother's spirit. Get your Kindle copy of "Mothers Vol. 1" today and join the conversation about the critical social issues that shape our world. Immerse yourself in this unforgettable story – it's time to experience the incredible journey of Juanita and her family. Read now and be part of the change we need.
“The engaging storyline is further enriched by powerful lessons on empathy, bridging racial divides, and embracing tolerance.” – Literary Titan
About the Book:
In 1995, tragedy struck Juanita Wilson's life when a stray bullet took her loving husband, Maurice, from her. Suddenly, Juanita became a widowed single mother of two, battling to keep her family afloat amidst financial despair. Just when she thought things couldn't get worse, her youngest child was diagnosed with cancer, plunging the family deeper into debt.
Determined to provide for her children, Juanita faced her burdens head-on, enduring a soul-crushing job at a prestigious law firm. As she fought to save her family, her heart ached as her oldest son, Jalen, drifted away, enticed by the streets and the sinister influence of a local drug dealer named Drastic.
“Mothers, Vol. 1”, the poignant prologue to the award-winning novel, “Defining Moments: Black and White”, tells the stirring tale of a mother's unyielding love and determination in the face of overwhelming adversity. As you delve into Juanita's story, you will be left breathless, wondering if she can rescue her youngest from cancer's clutches, navigate a crushing sea of debt, and save Jalen from the treacherous grip of the streets.
About the Author:
Ben Burgess Jr. is an acclaimed author, celebrated for his award-winning novels, including "Monster," "Wounded," "Love and Happiness," "A Father's Sacrifice: Daddy's Girl," and his latest work, "Defining Moments: Black and White." A gifted spoken word poet, Ben channels his passion for writing to inspire and empower young people to chase their dreams and never give up, no matter the obstacles they face.
His powerful novels "Monster" and "Wounded" have been embraced by schools in Manhattan's Lower East Side, making a lasting impact on students and educators alike. With his unique blend of talent, dedication, and vision, Ben Burgess Jr. is an author whose literary contributions continue to resonate and inspire.