Arlita Carter

Mother- Grandmother – Author

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Meet The Amazing Author Ms. Arlita Carter

Arlita Carter is a widow currently living in Snellville, Georgia. At the age of ten she moved with her mother and step-father to Markham, IL a southern suburb of Chicago.  It was there she first met the boy who would later become her husband. Dark to Light (Living Life after Death) is her story of her loss and recovering from that loss.  It’s about her finding her way out of the darkness and rediscovering her light.


Living Life after Death

By Arlita Carter

Dark to Light is a sharing of one woman’s journey from wife to widow…from lost to found.  It’s a story about love, loss, faith and recovery.  After losing the love of her life she embarks upon a journey of healing.

2022 Distinguished Authors Guild Award Winner!

That Painful Revelation

Just when we were about to realize all our dreams and enjoy the fruits of our long labor, tragedy struck ending his life and our marriage.  Ten days after undergoing knee-replacement surgery my husband died from a blood clot in his lung.  I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997.  At the time of my diagnosis I couldn’t fathom anything more frightening or painful than hearing the doctor say those words. After surviving the cancer, I believed I’d already experience the worst life had to offer.  Sixteen years later life proved me wrong.  Nothing could compare to the pain, devastation, shock and fear I felt when the doctor informed me that the man I’d loved for half my life was gone—gone forever!  That painful revelation catapulted me into a place of darkness I was convinced I would never emerge from.  In a matter of minutes my whole life changed and I was forced to acknowledge the reality that nothing would ever be the same again.

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It is the author’s hope that when you reach the end, you’ll discover as she did…death doesn’t have to be the end.  Sometimes it’s just the beginning.

Book Review

I loved this book! So inspiring and heartwarming. The book is about human resiliency and knowing when it’s time to move on. There’s a time to mourn, a time to cry but there always comes a time to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, reflect on how you have grown, count your blessings, and turn your face toward the sunshine again.
- Kevin Young

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