Book Release from City Creek Press -Sunlight On My Shadow:- A Memoir by Judy Liautaud

A Birth Mother's Journey From Secrecy to Renewal

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Sunlight On My Shadow: A Memoir—a birth mother's journey from secrecy to renewal.


City Creek Press presents: Sunlight On My Shadow Book Launch Party
Location: Open Book-- Target Performance Center, 1011 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55415
Date: February 16, 2013, 2:00-5:00pm
Announcing the release of the new memoir, Sunlight on My Shadow, a heart wrenching story of Judy Liautaud's secret pregnancy and coming to terms with her painful past. The event includes guitar/song "Unwed Fathers" by John Prine, slide shows, and readings from Sunlight on My Shadow by Judy Liautaud and readings from other well known authors.  Free to the public but space is limited so please secure tickets at

Book Synopsis: In 1966, when Judy became pregnant at the age of 16, her family kept her plight a secret.  She was sent from her all-girls catholic school to hide in a home for unwed mothers, give birth, and relinquish her baby.  The fabricated story of her kidney disease was supposed to undo the impending damage to her reputation.  Judy's father instructed her to never look back.  The book tells of Judy's journey from secrecy to truth, where she found compassion for herself and others. Her story is one of redemption and renewal. The dedication reads, "This book is for those of us who have been tethered to shame and secrecy that we shall soar on the wings of loving acceptance, whole again, and free into the open sky."

Availability:Sunlight on My Shadow will be available February 16, 2013 at, local book-stores, and the website  This beautifully designed book includes historical pictures and retails for $16.95.

About the Author: Judy Liautaud is the author of several children's educational books.  She has spent the last four years researching and writing the true story of her secret past within the pages of Sunlight on My Shadow.

For more information or to schedule an interview with Judy, please visit  or contact City Creek Press at 800-585-6059.   SEE THE BOOK TRAILER AT:

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Media Contact: Judy Liautaud, City Creek Press, 800-585-6059,

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