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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Beverly M. Brown, PhD  

Pen Name: Brown Sands

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Born: 1941

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Lives in the Western Suburbs of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bown Sands is a former Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. Presently, she works for her own company developing and presenting seminars on various healthcare topics. She has written extensively on healthcare and social issues that affect family and relationships.


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Titles At Your Library

The Cradle Will Fall
ISBN: 1418442453

AuthorHouse. 2004

This book is about arrogance and the cavalier attitude of a generation toward relationships, sex and conception.

The Cradle Will Fall exposes the chaos and pain that follows the selling of eggs and sperm without thinking it result in offspring: human beings. The attempts at cover up, the lies and deceit by Lisle's parents, Stefan and Patch, showcases their selfishness and the disregard for parenting that resulted in murder and suicide. Patch falls madly in love with Stefan, a sperm donor, who uses her and his other women to sell their eggs. Stefan a lover to three generations of women directs his hate and anger towards women by overloading clinics in a small area with his sperm. The women in the area and women in his life become intertwined forever, because of his deceit and rage. Myrl grew up thinking that her father had died only to find out that they had already met: had a relationship. Patch, her mother, told her the devastating truth about her father on the same day she told her that her wedding plans with Lisle must stop immediately. Enveloped with hopelessness: Myrl, Lisle, Caro, Negril and Beverli found the passion and strength to weave through the treachery and disloyalty of their parents to find lasting love.


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