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Book: Coyote Summer by Laura Koerber
Ben O'Rourke, his best friend Clint, and their classmate Claire were supposed to grow up to be wealthy, prominent people like their parents. They were private school kids, raised in the belief that they were obliged to turn expensive educations into prestigious positions in society. Actually, more than that. They were entitled to prestigious positions at the top. Clint had done that by winning [...]
 
Book: Vagabonds - The Sequel to Farewell - A Story of Life on the Streets by A. Pseudonym
A year later. What happened on the streets after Mikey's death? An over-zealous council tries to restructure homeless services to prevent rough sleeping in order to prevent deaths, but their efforts makes things worse. Some of the homeless move away to another town, but are faced with severe weather conditions and floods as well as illness. A mysterious man arrives at Sanctuary, with a mission, [...]
 
Book: Stepping out of the Circle - An account of a Childhood by A.K. Harris
This is the story of a very bewildering and unsettled childhood. A child in a family of many siblings, no settled home, no safety, no peace, no school, no holidays. Just family, God, and moving on. Possibly this book will help social workers and also those who don't understand poverty and neglect. This is not a book with graphic details of sexual abuse, it is about an enduring situation of [...]
 
Book: Sanctuary Farm First 12 Stories - Sanctuary Farm Foster Stories by A.K. Harris
Kitty and Joe are retired farmers who run a smallholding on an island off the coast of the UK. They also foster children. Each story tells of the lives and circumstances of the children who come to stay with them, from backgrounds to futures, while also telling of life on the farm and in the community. Sanctuary is set in a little village close to the cliffs, and local characters join the [...]
 
Book: Farewell - A Story of Life on The Streets by A. Pseudonym
A short book on rought sleeping. Life on the streets is tough, but people stick together. Anna, the travelling homeless woman, is back in town, and she has a hot chocolate with her friend Mikey. Mikey confides in Anna that he would love to be a writer, and Anna surprises him by saying it is perfectly possible. Around them the characters of the streets and the nearby sheltered flats live out their [...]
 
Book: Last Wish or, the ravings of a mad woman by Ray Boydstun
This is love poetry from an older woman about a younger man that reveals the loneliness of the heart, the irrationality of the mind, and the ravings from the mouth. "He is my last wish. I promise. Even though he is being more difficult to handle compared to any other man I've ever known, I know I can win. I'm out of control. I'm so tired of waiting for a response. I'm so tired of laying my soul [...]
 
Book: The Lonely Life of a Pornographer's Wife by J. Carol Johnson
(For those who enjoyed The Godfather and Fifty Shades of Gray.) If Carla knew her interior decorating career would involve pornography, mafia and murder, she could have taken other classes, such as Self Preservation: 101. In 1973, a state senator and dear friend introduced Carla to Roy, a wealthy movie theater owner. Captivated by her stunning beauty, talent and business sense he hired her to [...]
 
Book: The Calling Dream by Karlyle Tomms
At the age of ten, in 1945, Ronald Dennison, the son of a backwoods Arkansas preacher, began having profound and religiously laden dreams about a strange redheaded woman. Throughout his life, she seduced him, called him to preach, to become a televangelist, while she berated him for his sins of lust. Yet she held a secret so dark that he dared never admit it, even to himself. The more famous and [...]
 
Book: Lost Connection by Allan Neil
A young girl from a grim and abusive background in an Edinburgh slum meets a young boy from a secure working-class family and starts to find hope, especially when her abuser dies suddenly. However the young couple is torn apart by events outside their control. This is the story of their attempts to find each other over many years.
 
Book: Mother, Me and Mantel by Y I Lee
For a long time, I've felt the urge to share my story. Writing it has been a painful and yet a cathartic experience. Much of the initial part of the story was buried deep in my mind. Trying to bring those memories to the surface and present them in a coherent way and in some sort of chronological order has been challenging. Later parts of my story were easier, as I had diaries to refer to.With my [...]
 
Book: Born Outlander - A Novel by Matthew Bouvier
As the product of a trauma-bond marriage, Elijah Cattouse knew he'd have to play chess early on. With virtually no one to turn to, he goes on a journey of self-empowerment as he maneuvers through an abusively indifferent family, and an overall situation that sought to ultimately destroy his very being. In a proverbial tale of triumph, he is the phoenix rising from the ashes, coming into his own [...]
 
Book: Not Our Brother's Keeper - The True Adventures of an Extraordinary Man by Melker Stec
From the day Melker Stec had his head smashed against his brother's by an abusive father, he suffered from visual and auditory hallucinations. But somehow, he managed to achieve a successful career as a Georgia state employee, including as a correctional counselor and governmental analyst. Along the way, he witnessed rampant corruption. In this memoir, Stec reveals how he overcame so many [...]
 
Book: Where Children Run - A true child abuse story (Pischke Twins Book 1) by Karen Emilson
For fans of Spilled Milk and A Child Called "It" comes an unforgettable story of survival and a powerful testament to the strength and adaptability of the human spirit. Twins David and Dennis Pischke's lives change forever when their father dies, and a man damaged by the war arrives at their farm near the isolated town of Moosehorn, Manitoba. Boleslaw Domko quickly works his way into their lives [...]
 
Book: The Deathbed Confession (DI Gallway Investigates Book 2) by D R Bailey
A priest's deathbed confession. Explosive repercussions. The Church rocked to its foundations. The Garda implicated. DI Seamus Gallway plunges into a murky web of intrigue and betrayal. He and his loyal motley crew set off on a trail of mayhem and murder. Priests, robbers, graves and a parrot who turns the air blue. Where does corruption end? Who is ultimately responsible? Meanwhile, a murderer [...]
 
Book: The Forever Stone by Gloria Repp
"Don't bury yourself in that wilderness!" her relatives say. "Even though you're a widow, you're still young." No matter what they think, Madeleine decides to go. She'll help her aunt restore the old house; she'll sign up for an online baking course; and she'll bury--yes, bury--those terrible memories. ''From now on," she tells herself, "I'm going to be strong and independent." Her plan seems to [...]
 
Book: DEFUSING THE BOMB - A Guide To Understanding And Dealing With A Narcissist And Healing From Narcissistic Abuse by Charlotte Reed
What do you know about narcissism? Do you want to understand narcissism and narcissists? Are you a victim of narcissistic abuse and you're looking to heal? Narcissism is a modern day epidemic that keeps spreading its reach in the society. It is a personality disorder of grandiosity, inflated sense of importance and a fragile self-esteem. At one point or another, you may have come across a [...]
 
Book: Our Symphony with Animals - On Health, Empathy, and Our Shared Destinies by Aysha Akhtar
A leader in the fields of animal ethics and neurology, Dr. Aysha Akhtar examines the rich human-animal connection and how interspecies empathy enriches our well-being. Deftly combining medicine, social history and personal experience, Our Symphony with Animals is the first book by a physician to show how deeply the well-being of humans and animals are entwined. Interwoven throughout is Dr. [...]
 
Book: DOG BONE SOUP (Historical Fiction) - A Boomer's Journey by Bette A. Stevens
Whether or not You Grew Up in the 1950s and 60s, you'll find DOG BONE SOUP (Historical Fiction) to be soup for the soul. In this coming-of-age novel, Shawn Daniels's father is the town drunk. Shawn and his brother Willie are in charge of handling everything that needs to be done around the ramshackle place they call home lugging in water for cooking and cleaning, splitting and stacking [...]
 
Book: The Confessional Killings (DI Gallway Investigates Book 1) by D R Bailey
A dead priest. A small town south of Dublin. A reluctant DI Gallway sent to investigate. A killer is on the loose. With a motley band of Garda for his team, Seamus Gallway is not optimistic. Clues are few. The clergy won't cooperate, and the archbishop keeps interfering. Gallway and the church is not a good mix. Will he lick his team into shape and find the murderer before he has another victim [...]
 
Book: The Incest Diaries 2 by Tammy Ruggles
In this sequel, Becky is now an adult, and the book follows her through her work and personal life. If you enjoyed The Incest Diaries 1, you will want to find out what happens to Becky as an adult. As a former social worker, I worked with many children and adults just like Becky, who survived trauma and dysfunction. Becky is a survivor in more ways than one, and chances are you may see a little [...]
 
Book: Partners - Loveland, Indiana - Protection Investigations by Tammy Ruggles
Fresh and eager CPS investigators Andrea Bach and Jenny Ritchie face life-and-death situations daily as they protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse and neglect. Welcome to Loveland, Indiana, a small town with big secrets. Ride with Andrea and Jenny as they knock on doors to investigate reports of incest, domestic violence, sexual assault, and child fatalities, all while walking a fine [...]
 
Book: Freedom in Truth - Memoirs of Deliverance and Restoration from Past Abuse and Scandal by Michaela Maria Marshall
In writing Freedom in Truth: Memoirs of Deliverance and Restoration from Past Abuse and Scandal, Michaela Maria Marshall (pseudonym) shares her account of being a victim of rape and incest in her early years, also the witnessing of a murder of a friend by one of her perpetrators who was attempting to molest the murder victim's little sister. Ms. Marshall also experienced years of physical and [...]
 
Book: Food as an Idol - The Types, Causes, Consequences, Conquering, and Prevention of Disordered Eating by Pamela K Orgeron
The best-selling book for ABC's Ministries, Food as an Idol: Finding Freedom from Disordered - Eating published in 2017 offers hope and practical methods to overcoming and preventing disordered eating. This book is an adapted version of that book intended to reach a broader audience, especially classroom educators. The first book entitled Food as an Idol was born out of the author's own struggle [...]
 
Book: ABUSE BEATEN - From VICTIM to VICTOR by Crystal Mary Lindsey
Statistics show the numbers of abuse are rising around the world. Are YOU or someone that you know a victim of violence? Or, perhaps you see someone you believe may be heading in this unhappy direction. Abuse has become a pandemic like a disease and is rapidly spreading, even to Christian homes. In the lines of this book, you will read about a Christian woman who fell into this trap of deception. [...]
 
Book: Kitchen Canary by Joanne C. Parsons
Kitchen Canary is winning acclaim. 2018 First Place in Historical Fiction Novel - Royal Dragonfly Book Awards. 2018 Honorable Mention-Novel- Royal Dragonfly Book Awards 2018 Finalist for Fiction Category-Independent Publishers of New England. "Exceptionally well written, thoroughly absorbing, and consistently entertaining ... " Mid West Book Review. Kitchen Canary is the first in a series of two [...]
 
Book: Parental Damage by Jack Marriot
Parental Damage is based on a true story, the story of Jack Marriott a young boy, a boxer who thought he had the world at his feet. That was until the introduction of a new family member. Marie was a bitch, the stepmother from hell and as she worked her feet under the table she made it her mission to make her stepson s life a misery. It wasn t long before Jack found himself in trouble with the [...]
 
Book: The Dispensable Wife (The MisFit Series Book 5) by AB Plum
Eyes are everywhere . . . Look at the recently toppled powerbrokers in Hollywood, Washington, and Silicon Valley. Eyes somewhere saw their stupidity. From eyes to mouth to headlines. When iconic Silicon Valley CEO Michael Romanov discovers his cheating wife flirting in public with an obvious loser, he tears her apart. But he slices and dices her with such civility none of the coffee drinkers [...]
 
Book: Reckless Beginnings by Tina Hogan Grant
She wanted the American dream... ...but got a nightmare. How will she survive and protect her child? Tammy's had a plan. Move to the U.S. and follow the white picket fence dreamsshe'd always had. Steven seemed nice, but there were clues she'd missed. He became abusive. After she had the baby, it got worse. Steven was addicted to heroin. Thrown into a life of drugs and violence, Tammy lived in [...]
 
Book: We Survived Sexual Abuse! You Can Too! by Pamela K Orgeron
In We Survived Sexual Abuse! You Can Too! Pamela K. Orgeron, the editor, a Board Certified Christian Counselor, an Advanced Christian Life Coach, and a survivor of past sexual abuse combines her educational and life experiences to compile a book that will be helpful to others struggling with sexual abuse issues and that will help in the prevention of sexual abuse in today's world. She divided the [...]
 
Book: In Other Hands - Revised Edition by George Thomas Clark
In search of stimulating stories, George Thomas Clark interviewed prostitutes in Madrid, Mexico City, Havana, and Managua and on many boulevards in the United States, and talked to detectives and rode the rough roads of social workers who deal with human trafficking, which is contemporary slavery, and toured the tattered, handmade shelters of the homeless and also interviewed them on the streets [...]
 
Book: The Narcissist by Mary Lee Tiernan
"You did what?" Jack's announcement that he'd spent their savings to buy himself a new truck pushed Emma to the breaking point. Explaining her frustration to Jack was useless. He never understood anything except his own point of view. Her only option to extricate herself from their deteriorating relationship was to leave and relegate Jack to her past. Unfortunately, the past doesn't always stay [...]
 
Book: Dune Devils - The Dark Side of the Dune by J. A. Hailey
THE CITY THAT CHEATING BUILT! This reality-based thriller is a dark and disturbing chronicle of exploitation, rape, torture and murder, set against the backdrop of an empire of Government organized abuse, run by the Sheikh of Dubai. Carl Snyder opts to use Dubai to launch the greatest credit card scam ever perpetrated by a bank. When uncovered by Al, a customer who threatens to expose it, Snyder [...]
 
Book: Multiple Sclerosis Mission Remission - Healing MS Against All Odds by Steven Fox, Ph.D.
This book describes the chronology of events that led up to getting diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Dr. Fox describes in depth the family dynamics and child abuse he believes laid the foundation for being susceptible to getting MS. It is a detailed look at how a psychologist constructed a treatment and personal approach that sent Multiple Sclerosis into remission. The many medical approaches [...]
 
Book: Misfortune of Time - Druid's Brooch Series, 6 by Christy Nicholas
In 11th century Ireland, Etain must hide her pagan magic from her pious Christian priest husband, Airtre. She wants to escape his physical abuse, but she must stay to protect their grandson, Maelan. Over many lifetimes, she has learned how to endure her own pain, but Maelan is young and vulnerable. When Airtre's paranoia and jealousy spiral out of control, Etain has no choice but to escape in the [...]
 
Book: Avenging Angels by J.R. Wirth
AvengingAngels is a mystery/suspense novel that focuses on a group of professionalsworking in the field of children's protection. The core group of friends consistsof Detective Carrie Gill and a handful of social workers who adopt the name theKarma Klub. Each member of the group either discusses wanting to inflict harmon perpetrators of child abuse, or have strong motivations to [...]
 


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