Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Part of Myself: A Novel by Eugene Leigh



Part of Myself: A Novel Kindle Edition

In a world where the past can haunt us, "Part of Myself" weaves a compelling narrative that explores the power of family secrets, the trials of adversity, and the enduring human spirit. Join author Eugene Leigh on an emotional journey through the life of Carrie, a woman whose early years in Texas were marked by tragedy and isolation.

From the very beginning, Carrie's life is a puzzle, a heartbreaking enigma that she longs to solve. Born to a murderer father and a mother who took her own life, she's raised in a group home, yearning for an adoption that never comes due to her parents' dark histories. The hatred she feels for her parents clashes with an undeniable longing to understand them, and the past she can never truly escape.


Carrie's quest for a better life takes her to Irvine, California, where she begins as a waitress and dreams of returning to school. Just when it seems her life is taking a turn for the better, a mysterious letter arrives, bearing news of her ailing grandmother in Portland, Oregon. What unfolds is a series of unexpected events that could change the course of Carrie's life forever.

Carrie's story is a rollercoaster of emotions, from a legal battle over her grandmother's assets to unexpected encounters with old acquaintances and new relationships. Betrayal, heartbreak, hope, and resilience are woven into the fabric of her journey. As she navigates the challenges life throws at her, readers will be captivated by her tenacity and strength.


Eugene Leigh's "Part of Myself" is a poignant novel that delves into the complexities of human nature, the power of forgiveness, and the importance of embracing one's true self. Each page draws you deeper into Carrie's world, rooting for her as she confronts her past and shapes her future.

Get ready to be transported to a world of intrigue and emotion in this thought-provoking and unforgettable novel. Discover the depths of Carrie's inner turmoil and follow her path to redemption in "Part of Myself."


Product Details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0CN66H26P
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Independently published (November 11, 2023)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 424 pages
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 979-8867307158
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 14 - 18 years
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.57 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 1.06 x 9 inches



I am a Medical Doctor working in Seoul, Republic of Korea. I have always wanted to write about the deepest part of human emotions. This is my first novel. My work has been influenced by Australian writer Richard Flanagan, Chinese writer Han Jin, and Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro. Friends who have read my manuscript tell me the book is thought-provoking and profoundly moving.