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Book details
  • Genre:DRAMA
  • SubGenre:American / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Be Angry But Sin Not
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:164
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350907629

Be Angry But Sin Not

In Their Beginning

by Dana Clinton and T. Eugene Cowper

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Immerse yourself in the captivating journey of ShaNeka and Gornian, two teens navigating the complexities of life, friendship, and growing up in the small town of Alton, near St. Louis, across the "Dirty Mississip." Amid the joys of the 80s and the shadows of their surroundings, they learn to stand strong together.

In the small town of Alton, on the other side of the "Dirty Mississip," the lives of ShaNeka and Gornian intertwine in an extraordinary tale of resilience, friendship, and coming-of-age. Growing up in the vibrant yet challenging 80s, their worlds are a mix of neighborhood bonds, house parties, and dances, shadowed by the harsh realities of their surrounding environments. Gornian, desiring more than a friendship is willing to set his insecurities and morals aside to get Neka. Meanwhile ShaNeka grapples with her temperament as she deals with betrayal and the dark secrets lurking behind closed doors. Despite their beginning they form an unlikely bond that serves as their beacon of hope amidst the tumult. Their youth is a blend of dark moments and softening support for each other. Along with their cliques, they learn to navigate the muddy waters of adolescence. However those water may have unexpected undercurrents. "Be Angry But Sin Not" is a testament to the human spirit's resilience, and the power to overcome.

About the author
Hailing from the small town of Alton, Illinois, Co-Author Dana Lynn brings the authenticity of her roots to her writing. A dedicated nurse for over three decades, Dana is not only an experienced healthcare professional but also a devoted mother to three adult children. The vision for this captivating series has been percolating within her for decades, culminating in a storytelling experience that intertwines her deep understanding of human emotion and resilience. Dana's personal and professional life experiences imbue her narratives with a sense of realism, relatability, and depth.