When Bonnie Maldonado is incarcerated for driving the getaway for a bank robbery, it’s just another entry in the list of bad things that happen to her. A Dear John letter from her boyfriend, however, proves to be the final straw, and she breaks, drawing the attention of prison psychologist Dr. Victoria Thomas, an idealist who believes everyone deserves a second chance.
Working against the prison’s typical model of punishment, Dr. Thomas leads Maldonado on a journey beyond the thrill of the crime. Along the way, Thomas must tear down her own walls and face her past and the decisions she’s made.Through their journey together, Maldonado and Thomas will uncover and face their darkest secrets and the consequences of their toughest choices.
A realistic portrayal of the lives of women in prison and the prison system itself.
“Behind Barbed Eyes is a compelling novel that shows the radical power forgiveness has to transform our lives and the lives of others!”—Colin Tipping, bestselling author of Radical Forgiveness and Radical Self-Forgiveness
“Behind Barbed Eyes forces us to examine our own challenges with forgiveness. It reminds us what all spiritual teachers espouse, that unconditional love of ourselves and others, is the universal pathway to true healing.”—Dr. Shefali Tsabary, New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious Parent
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