HARDSCRABBLE WAY is a heartwarming novel based on actual events. Delia Williams is a typical teenager from a wealthy suburb of Philadelphia. When her father dies, the family shatters. Delia and her pampered mother find themselves homeless and struggling to survive. This is a coming-of-age story about a girl who discovers what truly matters. In the tradition of novels such as The Secret Life of Bees, the main character is a girl whose light and inner strength shine through.
Tina was born in New York City. She was an educator for many years. Now she is a novelist, screenwriter, poet and blogger. She has serious addictions to travel and food. She lives on the coast of NJ where she is writing her next novel.