Jana Starks born June 21st was born in Tyler Texas, but grew up most of her life in Dallas TX. As a child she was always. She began being very active at a young age. In school she participated as a ballerina, gymnast, girl scouts, choir, drama class, and choir. Once Jana reached high school she had dreams to graduate and become a nurse. Her dreams had to be put on hold her senior year when she became a teenage mom. Although she was not in the career that she wanted, she still felt no regrets and immediately kicked into mommy mode. Today she is the proud mother of four handsome boys to whom she loves dearly and believes her children are her pushers, her reasons to go harder than the next. Currently Jana works at her local hospital as a patient access representative. Over the years she has managed to graduate from medical assistant school and complete some college courses. It was only recently she says God spoke to her heart and led her to become a writer since then she has published two books. Her first book "Breaking Free My Victory over Domestic Violence" covers her story of domestic violence she endured while with her children's father. Her second book "Under the Cover" is based on the repeated cycle of child molestation inspired by the many people who felt as if they had no voice or no one to tell about this tragedy. Jana hopes to continue writing more books that faces reality the topics no one wants to talk about. She also hopes to become a best selling author and continue to be a motivational speaker for domestic violence.
About her book
Issy was a smart and beautiful little girl, she was what you called a daddy's girl. Her relationship with her father was vey close she loved him dearly as he loved her the same. She often yearned to have the same relationship with her mother. She was very outgoing and active, but after one holiday vacation to her grandmother's house she would grow to despise and a feel a little bit of hate for her parents. During this holiday she would encounter a traumatic experience that would leave Issy angry, withdrawn, and feeling alone. She would begin to shut the world out after experiencing this trauma that was caused at the hands of her cousin. Issy would keep this secret to herself until one day she decides to open up to her sister, at that moment she will learn that her sister experienced the same trauma as she did and at the hands of the same cousin that violated Issy. Issy and her sister Noel will begin to have a bond closer than no other until her sister moves away. Issy would then begin to feel lonely and empty all over again. Issy would begin to date her close friend that she opened up to and told all her secrets but their bond would soon end as well. Issy would go through many trials and different emotions wondering why everyone that she gets close to seemed to leave her one way or another, that would leave her feeling helpless and feeling as if she cant go on in life. Her parents would notice the change in Issy's behavior but never be able to get to the root of the problem until its to late.
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