Samantha Pruitt is a 4-year-old girl with an active imagination. Though she has a loving father, he's a drunk. On top of that, her stepmother is verbally and physically abusive toward her. But at least her father steps in when he can to minimize the abuse. Things worsen for Samantha when an accident kills her father and her stepmother becomes her sole guardian. Trapped in a home of abuse, she uses her imagination to escape the horror of her daily life. She and her imaginary friend go on many adventures that mask and repress the reality she experiences. When she learns about a group of people who help children with bad parents find new and good ones, she devises a plan to forever rid life of her stepmother and be happy. It'll take hard work, courage, and imagination to reach her goal. But she's determined to do it ... matter the cost. Filled with smiles, tears, and triumph, Samantha Pruitt's story is told through the eyes of her imaginary friend. Take a journey unlike any other and one you'll never forget in Imaginary Me.
Little is known about Desmond Shepherd. Some say he came out of nowhere, born from the mind of an insane man with multiple personalities. Others conclude it is all an act; like the fictional characters he writes about, he is another character with a writer pecking at a keyboard controlling his actions. Whatever the case, Desmond Shepherd writes for your enjoyment. To stimulate imagination. To provide an escape from your everyday life. He thanks you for riding the fictional journeys he writes; as does the writer who breathes life into him.