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The Darker The Berry The Deeper The Roots [Kindle Edition]

Queen Brown
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Facing adversity from every angle, Ebony experienced and witnessed things no child should. With a crack addicted mother, an incarcerated father and a devoutly Christian grandmother—whose disdain for her could not go unnoticed—there was never anyone to protect her. From sexual and physical abuse to rape and spousal abuse as an adult, Ebony has endured too much pain for far too many years. After narrowly escaping an abusive boyfriend, protecting her son and getting her life on track is her main priority. Will Ebony find happiness and the peace she deserves or will she remain a victim of her past?

Let Ebony take you on her journey to mental freedom.


Editorial Reviews

From the Author

My experience writing this book was to say the least, emotional. The events that went on in Ebony's/the main characters life were realistic, heart breaking and raw. Ebony's story will tug at your heart strings as you'll want to protect this girl and slap some sense into her at the same time. It is a completely different read from my other work. The Darker the Berry the Deeper the Roots is drama filled and more realateble to a lot of readers. I wrote the book and I myself am deeply moved whenever I read it. I am proud of this debut and I hope to touch many lives from it.

Queen Brown

About the Author

Queen Brown was born and raised in Pacoima, CA. She now resides in Laguna Beach, CA. with her teenage son and young daughter. She enjoys writing, singing, movies, reading and spending quality time with her family. She works with the mentally and physically handicapped and it has been her occupation for over 7 years. Queen started writing poetry and song lyrics as a hobby at a younger age but her talent pushed her to write novels after a friend suggested it. She wrote The Darker The Berry The Deeper The Roots parts 1 & 2 to provide the readers with a relate able type of read for men and women. Queen Brown's passion for storytelling shows in her writing. Her aim is to inspire people who have gone through or who are going through similar situations as the fictional character in her books to have faith and strong will so that they too can make it out of the darkness. Queen also wrote Adia love, lies and murder and a collaboration titled, Hell No...This Can't Be Love to show her diverse style of writing. She also has a hot new series out under True Glory publications titled, Number One Fan. Queen Brown can be reached at authorqueenbrown.wix.com/queenbrown

Product Details

  • File Size: 533 KB
  • Print Length: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Infinite Source Publishing (December 17, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00850KGX8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #117,466 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
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All i can say is Wowwww! Ms. Queen Brown definately did her thing!! This story as told through the eyes of young Ebony,Took me on a ride that i never wanted to end! It told of the struggles of a young girl who had to navigate through life for the most part on her own, and was desperatly seeking the love and acceptance that always seemed to elude her. I mean i laughed, i cried and i sometimes wanted to throw my kindle! The hardships and abuse she had to endure were heartbreaking at times and i found myself wondering, how could anyone continue to go on after all of that?? I also found myself seriously wanting to hurt that damn Jonah! He was a hot mess and deserved what he had coming to him... Anyway woosah... Lol, so grab this book up ASAP but strap on your seatbelt! Its going to be a hell of a ride Through Ebony's world!! Keep doing you Ms. Queen, and i look forward to reading what you have cooked up for us next! Peace and Blessings <3
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Darker The Berry The Deeper The Roots June 25, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Wow, where do I begin? " The Darker The Berry, The Deeper The Roots" by Queen Brown explores various levels of sexual, physical,verbal, and emotional abuse. Join Ebony as she blossoms from a young girl into a woman and everything in between.
This book brought out a wide range of emotions in me. From laughing to crying to shock, it definitely kept me on my toes. It started off a little bit slow but quickly picked up. I was rooting for Ebony the entire time! Needless to say, this novel gets a 5 star from me! Can't wait to see what's nect from Author Queen Brown!

~Black Faithful Sister and Brothers Book Club~
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I LOVED THIS BOOK:) June 18, 2012
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All I can say is wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I loved this book:) It started out a little slow, but it wasn't long before I was hooked. The story chronicles a young lady named E (Ebony)and her life experiences. She has a turbulent relationship with her family where she is treated horribly. As she grows up she goes through a few relationships with guys that I fell in love with. These relationships shaped her into a woman and from that she grew. There was love, betrayal, domestic violence, manipulation,family problems, resentment and triumph....all wrapped in one 5 star banger. I loved how this story was told the author made sure she told every detail and didn't leave a thing out about Ebony's life...I cant wait for part 2! If you haven't read this book all I can say is "WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR"....Please DO NOT sleep on this novel!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The darker the berry May 20, 2013
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Wow!a must read,Jonah was horrible,he well deserved everything that happened to him.She made me angry a couple of times but she finally did it.Can't wait to read part 2.WOW!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars the best/and worst book i ever read !!:) February 1, 2013
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This BOOK.. Well... let me just say that i'm the type of reader that will put a book down if i get board with it.
and it doesn't matter where i'm at in it... but with this book. i couldn't put it down.. and i was in Hawaii at the time when i read it.
i missed sunsets and swimming.ect because, i just couldn't get enough .. it grabs you from the begging and keeps you spell bound. you almost feel like your a fly on the wall. sitting there watching the whole thing take place.. this is, like i said in my title, the BEST book i have read. it's a roller coster ride full of emotions. life's ups and downs, and a girls journey of turning into a woman..
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars The Cycle of Domestic Violence October 10, 2012
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The book, The Darker The Berry, The Deeper The Roots, by Queen Brown, focuses on main character Ebony who is a victim of parental neglect and domestic violence. The storyline gives a real life account of The Cycle of Domestic Violence. The beginning is interesting; however, drags for quite awhile. There are some grammar errors that interrupt the reading flow. The story flourishes in the second half of the book and earlier parts could have been shortened. Overall, I rate the book OK!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars The Darker the Berry July 17, 2012
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I thought this was a very good story, and it dealt with some important issues such as sexual, physical and verbal abuse. I really liked the main character, Ebony, and I felt that by the end of the novel she had truly grown and matured. However, I thought the story itself was too long and drawn out, and there were some inconsistencies in the storyline that I couldnt get past. All in all, it was an ok read.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hard Knocks May 29, 2012
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This book had me wanting to protect Ebony and at the same time made me want to give her the love she always wanted and needed. The Darker the Berry the Deeper the Roots will take you through different emotions from laughing one minute to wanting to kidnap her baby daddy and make sure his punk ass gets lost in the desert some where. Ms.Brown has written a complete and emotional charged novel. Five Star read
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Waste of time
Dragged on too much with the redundant beatings and staying and staying.
Published 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars So Good
The book was so good! You felt so many emotions while ready this book, it's a must read ! Enjoy
Published 11 days ago by Korea
4.0 out of 5 stars The Darker The Berry The Deeper The Roots
The story was well written. A lot of drama that made me upset with some of the characters,and their choices.
Published 1 month ago by Linc
5.0 out of 5 stars The STORY was DARK for certain ....
There were times that I would get so frustrated and disappointed with E that I couldn't see straight! Then there were times that her life story broke my heart. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Sonya Fuller-Campbell
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it.
I was getting a little upset with her decisions she was making but I'm glad she made the right one when it came time to. Anxious to read part 2.
Published 3 months ago by sharonda ryan
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read!
I stumbled upon this book and could not get enough of it. Once I started I was hooked until the ending.
Published 3 months ago by MICHELLE A
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Read!
This was a really good book. Read Asia first than read this.... getting ready to start on the second book now. Good job!
Published 4 months ago by Constance Nicole
3.0 out of 5 stars yes
Good book. Author did a great job putting this together. A page turner every step f he way. Where is a mother part
Published 6 months ago by chanell cole
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I really enjoyed this book it was a great page Turner hated to finish it.
Published 6 months ago by Kristal Williams
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Good... :)))
My daughter loved this book. She could hardly put it down.
Published 8 months ago by claudia mckinney
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More About the Author

Queen Brown was born and raised in Pacoima, CA. She now resides in Laguna Beach, CA. with her teenage son and daughter. She enjoys writing, singing, movies, reading and spending quality time with her family. Queen started writing poetry and song lyrics as a hobby at a younger age, but her talent pushed her to write novels after a friend suggested it. Once realizing that storytelling was her niche, she wrote The Darker The Berry The Deeper The Roots parts 1 & 2 to provide the readers with a relate able type of read for both men and women. Queen Brown's passion for storytelling shows in her writing. Her aim is to inspire people who have gone through or who are going through similar situations as the fictional characters in her books to have faith and strong will so that they too can make it out of the darkness. Queen also wrote 'Adia' love, lies and murder and a collaboration titled, 'Hell No'...This Can't Be Love to show her diverse style of writing. She has quite a few other titles out as well. Queen Brown can be reached at authorqueenbrown@gmail.com

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