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Author of 'When Angels Die' to Speak and Sell Books at North Texas Book Festival, 4/5

Author of 'When Angels Die' to Speak and Sell Books at North Texas Book Festival, 4/5

A young single mother's world forever changed when she was raped and left for dead in her own home in July 1993. She survived, but her entire family was left with scars that took years to heal.

Caroline de Chavigny will sell and sign copies of her self-help book, "When Angels Die," from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the 14th Annual North Texas Book Festival at The Center for Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St., in Denton, Texas. A firsthand account of surviving a brutal rape, "When Angels Die" offers hope and guidance to those affected by rape and other traumas.

The author also will discuss post-traumatic stress disorder and the healing process at 11: 45 a.m. at the festival.

Like many survivors, it was many years before de Chavigny found the professional therapy that helped her family truly heal. She wrote "When Angels Die" as a form of self-help therapy because she couldn't find a book that offered a guide to rebuilding one's life after a rape.

"It's so difficult for anyone who has been a crime victim to know what to do and how to deal with the flood of questions and fears that surface," de Chavigny said. "It takes time, but it's possible for crime victims to become crime survivors.

"I dedicate 'When Angels Die' to those in transition. It's time to let go of fears and regain control."

"When Angels Die" (Banney House Publications/$9.99 paperback and $4.99 e-book) also is available at www.CarolinedeChavigny.com and www.Amazon.com.

The author's other books, "A Sparrow's Sad Song" and "Merry Birthday," are children's fiction. She will sell and sign those books at the festival too.

For festival information, go to www.ntbf.org. Hundreds of books will be available, and there is no charge for admission.

About Caroline de Chavigny
Author Caroline de Chavigny was born in Montreal, Canada, and has a bachelor's degree in business. Through her latest book, "When Angels Die," de Chavigny aims to share how she overcame post-traumatic stress disorder after a vicious criminal attack, and she offers hope to others facing their own transitions from crime victims to survivors.

Her desire to help others also led her write children's books, including "A Sparrow's Sad Song" and "Merry Birthday." Her style of writing comes straight from the heart.

All of de Chavigny's books are published by Banney House Publications. To order any of de Chavigny's books, go to www.CarolinedeChavigny.com or to www.Amazon.com.


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