Restitution is a bold novel that rips the secrecy of child-hood abuse from the hidden mask of shame. Out in the open, scarred and true for all to see, this based on a true story novel will not only redeem all who have suffered from abuse but will offer something we’ve all hungered for. Purpose. For nearly twelve years Tess was the victim of child hood sexual abuse. First, it was her Pastor; the man of God who told her that the devil was making her do bad things. Then, her Uncle and her cousin. For years Tess struggled to believe that God was a loving God. Did He not notice what she was enduring? Once a victim of abuse, her life spins out of control as she is haunted by the demons of un-worth. She’d become her own abuser. Sacrificed her first born son into adoption. Left home at only fourteen. Homeless, and then pregnant again on the streets. Would it ever end? Would she ever find purpose in the pain? It turns out, nothing is ever in vain. Tess discovered a path back. Will you go with her?