ISSELE-UKU, Nigeria (PRWEB)
June 22, 2015
Author Stan-Collins Ubaka is a priest who has had to settle many cases where children were born out of wedlock and then the fathers denied responsibility for their actions. Ubaka addresses with issue with the main theme of betrayal in his new novel, “Chideraa: Love and Bruises” (published by iUniverse), which follows the fictional journey of one young woman caught up in just such an experience.
Ada is but an innocent youngster in love when the man of her dreams drugs her and rapes her after his attempts to convince her to have a premarital affair go unheeded. Though many advise her to abort the baby she conceives, Ada carries her pregnancy to term. When her precious baby boy, Chideraa, is stolen from her house, Ada encounters an emotional rollercoaster that seems never ending.
“There are many lessons from the book,” Ubaka says, “one of which is your best friend can turn out to be your worst enemy, but that the Church is a place of consolation.”
Throughout the story, Ada turns to her priest for advice and comfort. Ubaka hopes to help readers understand that though there is a high rate of children born out of wedlock, there is hope in life.
By Stan-Collins Ubaka
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 114 pages | ISBN 9781491765579
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 114 pages | ISBN 9781491765562
E-Book | 114 pages | ISBN 9781491765586
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Stan-Collins Ubaka is a graduate of the Major Seminary of Saints Peter and Paul, Bodija, Nigeria. He is ordained for the Catholic diocese of Issele-Uku and works as a priest. He is the author of several books, including “A Cry of Innocence,” “Eternal Highways” and “Spiritual Pathways.”
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