When Leaves Fall

A Different Point of View Story

Fiction - Short Story/Novela
56 Pages
Reviewed on 06/25/2017
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Author Biography

C.A. King was born and raised in Halton County. She currently resides in
Brantford Ontario, Canada with her two sons.

After the loss of her loving parents and husband, Ms. King was devastated.
She decided to retire from the workforce for a year or two to do some
soul searching. It was during this time that writing became her passion.
She found she was able to redirect her emotions through her writing and in 2014
decided to publish some of her works.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Hannah Richburg (Teen Reviewer) for Readers' Favorite

When Leaves Fall by C.A. King is a gripping story. Ralph, whose identity we have yet to learn, wakes up in a dilapidated shed. He is tied up by his neck and held captive there. He doesn't know where he is or why he is there. During Ralph's confinement, he is mistreated by his captor and fed only small portions of food that do not satiate his hunger. He believes that he committed a horrible crime to be treated in such a way. The only thing that keeps Ralph going is the idea of his family rescuing him from the shed.

When Leaves Fall by C.A. King is a powerful story that strikes at the hearts of everyone, even those made of the hardest stone. C.A. King builds intense suspense throughout his short story as he delays the revelation of the captor's identity and his place in Ralph's life. When Leaves Fall made me appreciate everything that I have in life, even the smallest of things. Ralph had close to nothing, although he captured my heart from the beginning and never released it. C.A. King's work struck me on a deeply emotional level and made me want to be more diligent in my community. When Leaves Fall conveys a strong message that drives the reader into action. It's a powerful and necessary story that tugs at your heartstrings and inspires you at the same time. I would definitely recommend this tragic thriller to any reader.