by Michelle L. Holmes Conflict from the Heart: The End to a New Beginning is a collection of poetic form and style that represents an emotional and physical struggle and the difficult process of recovery. Throughout the book, Michelle L. Holmes seeks to explore the consequences of domestic violence and the experience of surviving it. Demonstrating the brutality of relationships that have become abusive and reflecting on the challenging recovery, she uses her poetic style to reach out to the victim, exploit the violence, and inspire the survivors through a difficult time. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Michelle L. Holmes, a native of New Jersey and writer of plays, fictional stories, and real life, has loved writing since her youth. A mother of a teenage daughter, Alycia, she enjoys theatrics and cooking in her spare time. It is her dream to one day begin a group consultation center to aid victims through the rough times. She wants to spread awareness to her readers and inspire survivors through her creative style in poetic form. (2004, paperback, 42 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.