Theresa Moretimer: “If I save but one person, I have helped someone.”

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Theresa Moretimer hurts all over when she writes her novels. Her body is racked with the broken body of a past episode of domestic abuse. Yet she survives to write great books and bring up her family. This  author is an award winning author who began writing her To Hide from Death series after her own experience with domestic violence where she came close to losing her own life in a violent altercation.

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She made it through with the help of her family, children and friends, as well as the care of her doctors. She believes in always looking at the bright side of things and deeply believes in the power of prayer. She has spoken publicly in her home state of Maryland for the governor to help end this tragedy. She also speaks to students to teach them the warning signs of domestic violence in the hopes of preventing future cases and encourages her fans to email her, especially if they would like to hear her lectures at their college or school.

She feels the Eastern Shore has a great atmosphere for writers. Theresa lives on a small farm with her children and loves animals of all sorts. She has regular game and movie nights with her family and goes ghost hunting and camping with them and her friends. She loves horseback riding, fishing and crabbing as well as writing, reading and cooking. She loves spending holidays with her family and teaching her children how to prepare recipes both new and old.


For a particularly good review of her books and an insight to Theresa as writer and person, check out the Malliard Report on You tube June 11 2014. Here one can hear her sorrow that violence continues in marriages and her happiness that To Hide from Death is helping to change attitudes about this serious problem. In her Goodreads blog you’ll find out more about her experiences and her winning concept of writing. Theresa markets partly via referrals from her fans at facebook and twitter. Her fans especially  love her presentations and signings at bookstores.Theresa welcomes comments from her fans and encourages them to follow their dreams. “If I save but one person, I have helped someone”


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