Fiction, Thriller

As a sequel to Lil’s WayJaded takes you to a new level of intrigue and thrills. Delve into this world of deceit and family drama leading to murder. Many twist and turns, both exploring Lil’s past and her present mental state, will be the focus of her release. This is truly a novel of mystery and suspense. A must read cliffhanger!  

 Lil is in the mental facility of Joliette prison in Montreal. She is being accused of murdering Jenny, her partner. Lil, as a young child, suffered greatly both at the hands of her abusive parents and later within the foster system. And as a result of this, Lil suffers Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), therefore, incurring many setbacks for her release. Is she being viewed as insane, or able to stand a normal trial? The corruption within the adoption process and the institutions involved, such as the Sister House, have played an important part in Lil’s mental illnessThere are many people fighting for her freedom. Lil’s daughter Jade and Lil’s son Ted… the twin boy that she thought died at birth. The story not only takes place in Montreal, but we also travel to New England and meet Ted’s adoptive family. Emotions run rampant as these two families interact and try to become one. With another set of characters involved, the twists and turns of this novel will surely keep your senses alerted. What will be Lil’s future? Will she be set free or spend the remainder of her life in confinement? If you have read “Lil’s Way” and want to find out what happens to Lil, then you will enjoy reading its sequel “Jaded.”

Colleen was born and raised in and around Montreal. Her love for the city has led her to write her first published novels, “Lil’s Way” and “Jaded.” She is best known for her strong characters and her vivid imagination. Her love for mystery and suspense has made for a very descriptive read. She will continue to focus her many characters and writing within Montreal, the city she loves. She has done public speaking and will always be known as a people person. Her passion is writing but her true love is her family. She is a wife, and the mother of five grown children and five grandchildren. She started writing as soon as she could read, but never completely fulfilled her dream of becoming a published author, until later in her senior years. Her motto in life is, “You are never too old to live and achieve your dreams. Age has no barriers.”