Malevolence Thy Name Is Karen: A Literary Analysis

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Joan L Sample was born in Memphis Tennessee and grew up in New York City. Joan was always meant to be a writer as she lives more in her creative mind than in reality. Joan began writing as a teenager to reduce the stress. She would sit for hours on end writing poems and short stories which she would share with friends. As life time passed Joan put down her pen. Years later, Joan wrote her first novel ‘Life Will It Take Me under! This novel is a must read. It contains a powerful message and is very inspiring. Joan got the idea for her novel from a HBO special of kids living on the street. The special touched her deeply. Inspired, she sat down and put her pen to paper. Life, Will It Take me Under, is intended as a novel of survival for those that fall into life’s abyss.
Joan’s second novel ‘Malevolence Thy Name Is Karen’, which she co-wrote with her son Roy M. Vasquez is of a completely different genre then Joan's first novel. A horror/thriller which shows the versatile talent of this writer. ‘Malevolence Thy Name is Karen’; is a tale of a demonic spirit which kills the souls of newborns moments before its birth and replaces it with its own murderous soul. The soul stealer is born to the unsuspecting parents in place of its
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Joan has completed a novella titled: ‘Forgotten—the Saga of The World’s Abused and Unwanted animals!’ A subject that’s dear to her heart! This heartbreaking story, depicts the plight of abused and homeless animals. This poignant novel is, told from the animal’s point of view. How can that be done you may ask? Just look into the eyes of these poor souls and you can see their stories waiting to be told! Joan has two adopted shelter dogs and a rescued kitten found abandoned at only a few weeks old. Joan knew that if she turned the kitten into local animal care and control it would be killed. So it’s now a part of her rescued
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