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Book: State of Denial, House of Horrors (A Memoir) by Janice Genovese
I decided to write a memoir of my bleak childhood in Ohio (not necessarily in linear fashion) with violent, alcoholic parents. They ran a very chaotic, unpredictable household. I think my best, target audience would be people over sixty (as I am) who are reflecting on their choices in life and realizing many of them (good and bad) can be traced to upbringing. Harsh memories of my childhood had [...]
 
Book: Strength Within Surviving By The Grace of God the second edition by Roland V. Tyler Jr.
Strength within Surviving by the grace of God was one of the most moving piece of work I have read in a very long time. Author Roland V. Tyler took his life to another level when he decided to tell his story in his own words. I couldn't help but not put this book down once I opened it. Imagine going through life and seeing that everything that could possibly go wrong does. Imagine going through [...]
 
Book: The Switchbacks by Nick C. Roberts
The Switchbacks is a story of the disturbing consequences of a well-to-do young man's infatuation with a working-class girl who works at his father's factory. Set in the industrial north of England, in my hometown, each chapter of the story is told in the first person by one of the four main characters. The inspiration to write the book, its title and backdrop are the result of my own experiences [...]
 
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: Her Silent Tears by Kara Tollman
This novel is based on a true story. Warning the flashback scenes contain vivid mental, physical and sexual content against a child. The victim allowed me to write this novella only after I agreed to write the scenes as they occurred. The dialogue leading to the victim's flashbacks are products of my imagination, however the flashback memories are the victim's. The victim, who remains anonymous, [...]
 
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: Mending the Shattered Mirror - A Journey of Recovery from Abuse in Therapy by Analie Shepherd
Honorable Mention: Paris Book Festival /Honorable Mention: San Francisco Book Festival - "I couldn't stop thinking about it. The book was hauntingly beautiful." K. E. Fleming "Kept me reading into the wee hours of the morning, I was that engrossed in the story ..." Chris Fischer for Readers' Favorite "Consistently compelling, insightful, informative, and thought provoking." Midwestern Book Review [...]
 
Book: No More Anger - Hope for an Out-of-Control Mom by Kathy Collard Miller
How can I have hurt my own child? Why am I so angry at my husband? *What is it like to be in the heart and mind of an out of control mother? *What is it like to hate yourself so much that you plan to take your own life? *What is it like to believe God has given up on you and there is no hope? *What is it like to see the emotional and physical pain you're inflicting on your child? The rest of the [...]
 
Book: The Walking Wounded by Deb Ling
For the hurting woman in your life, The Walking Wounded and its mate The Walking Wounded Workbook, walk her through the steps of dealing with past hurt and wounds and scripturally deal with healing. Having come from a past of abuse from numerous perpetrators, the author was bitter and unforgiving. Travel through the scriptures and see how God healed her, and can heal you. God is not a respecter [...]
 
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: Burning the Vines - A Memoir by Michelle Mazal
'Even if it's true, no one will believe you.' This bleak appraisal was the response a young Michelle Mazal received when she first tried to tell her story to a relative. She, her three sisters and her mother lived for years under the shadow of her father's drunken violence and random sadism. All these years later, Mazal, a tough and compassionate survivor, is telling her story again; this time [...]
 
Book: A Mother's Courage - Saving Your Children from the Trauma of Abuse in the Home by Suzy Milhoan
Over 1 Billion children are affected by domestic abuse in the home worldwide now or in their past. . Do you want to understand the feelings and long-term effects children have from seeing ongoing violence at home? . Are you curious what psychological issues children experience because of this? . Do you wish to learn the Top 6 Reasons to Get YOUR CHILDREN OUT NOW ? . Did you grow up watching your [...]
 
Book: I Love You Baby Girl - A Heartbreaking True Story of Child Abuse (Not a Victim... But a Survivor) by Desire Night
What are some of your childhood memories? Could they be - things like a special birthday party, a family trip, a reward for an - achievement? Sarah had her own set of childhood memories, a boy tied to a - chair, a dark leather belt, forgotten birthdays, being hungry, vacant eyes, and - lost innocence. These are the memories that put dark clouds on her days, and - caused her to cry out in her [...]
 
Book: The Unchosen Twins by Zan Henke
How would you feel when one of your earliest memories is of you, three years old, sitting on the lawn with another boy with his hands up your dress, telling you that you mustn't tell anyone because you will be in trouble? Chloe and Imogen faced a traumatic and harrowing childhood, facing sexual, mental and physical abuse, mainly through the hands of the very people that should have loved, [...]
 
Book: Shattered by Valerie Bowen
This heart wrenching novel will take you into the cruel world of mental abuse. You will experience the suffering and the pain "Tanya" endured throughout her seventeen year marriage. Although the scars of psychological abuse cannot be seen, they run deep. Damaging another human being, especially one you swore to love, is unacceptable. This novel takes you into the life of one victim...there are [...]
 
Book: Beauty And Her Beasts by Katie Haynes
Beauty and her beasts is the 1st part of a sequel, it is a short story as are the rest of my books. My past is what inspires me to write everything I write. My stories and based on memories that will always be with me, It doesn't take long to come up with the story lines because they are played out in my head when I think about my childhood. That is also the hardest part about writing my books is [...]
 
Book: He's Never Lied to Me Yet by B. A. Braxton
Recluse Carmen Polychronopoulos is referred to as the "ice queen" by her senior high school classmates. But Carmen's dark secrets are the reasons why her friends are so few. A compassionate burn survivor named Elliot Sharples hatches a plan to take her away from her abusive father and help her to start life over again in another town. He's Never Lied to Me Yet offers a thrill ride of emotions for [...]
 
Book: All I Can Do Is Stand Part Two by Aleja Bennett
The sequel of All I can do is stand is again an amalgam of hope and courage. This book guides us through the spiritual journey of the author, who shares a piece of her life stories while she teaches us a great lesson: It does not matter how hard the road was that you traveled, or how terrible was the people that attacked you when their role was to support, protect and love you. Your life depends [...]
 
Book: The Man in the Shadow - He Touched Me Where it Hurt by Cheryline Lawson
Sarah and Emily are sisters. Regina is their cousin. The girls spend their summer vacations with their grandparents every year. As the girls grew older, strange things began to happen with their grandfather and Grandma Rose felt helpless. Days and nights, the girls had to play hide and go seek to escape their grandfather's grip. Sarah, the older one, got to experience his violent behavior one [...]
 
Book: Falling Into The Abyss by Jesse MacGregor-Jones
A tale of child abuse, suicide, and survival. An account of surviving the worst things life can throw at you and coming out on the other side, changed for the better and able to look at life with new eyes and a new perspective. This is my story. I'll take you from the time of childhood to the year 2012. I've shared my life and my journey with thousands of fans through my blog at [...]
 
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: 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: The Murder of Jeffrey Dryden - The Grim Truth Surrounding Male Domestic Abuse by Troy Veenstra
The Murder of Jeffrey Dryden: The Grim Truth Surrounding Male Domestic Abuse by Troy Veenstra is an account of the circumstances surrounding the death of Jeffrey Dryden. In the early hours of July 18th in 2010, Jeffrey Dryden returned home after spending some time with his twin brother. Within minutes, he was dead, stabbed in the neck by his girlfriend, Chiquita. She was arrested and charged with [...]
 
Book: Love in the Boondocks by Adam Mann
Dave is working for a development project with farmer families in remote and distant areas, often mountainous. Very few people speak English, and he works with several translators. He comes across several primary school teachers who are working in villages in those areas, and one who does speak good English asks him for help with transport to one of the distant villages, and then inadvertently [...]
 
Book: Amen's Boy - A Fictionalized Autobiography by Jacob Campbell & William Maltese
Ripped from today's headlines, and based on the scandalously true story, Amen's Boy tells the tale of a young man who decides to become a Catholic priest. But before he can graduate from the seminary, he must preserve his youthful innocence from the physical, mental, and sexual abuse of...a sadistic father, a violent brother, a molesting classmate, and a secret cabal of priests hiding within the [...]
 
Book: Spirit Woman (Cedar Woman Book 2) by Debra Shiveley Welch
"Spirit Woman" builds off of my past and includes the true stories of three other women who suffered from domestic abuse. Wrapped into one, heart-rending story, "Spirit Woman" tells the tale of Nickie Bahiti (buy-a-tie - ghost or spirit) Greene. Desperate for love, she grabs it when she can and finds herself in a living hell. As the story unfolds, we are witness to Nickie's bravery and the [...]
 
Book: Wherefore Art Thou Ramon? by Roger E. Bruner
If Romeo and Juliet were to take place today, would the two young lovers try to end the feud between their families rather than litter the stage with dead bodies? When Ramon Montez and Julianne Carlson were children, they unwittingly started a feud between their fathers. Six years later, the feud is still going strong, and it's having an increasingly horrible effect on everyone: their pastor and [...]
 
Book: My Hero is My Monster by June E Spears
Ava is only four when her life is destroyed by a "Hero" who turned into the monster in her bed every night." Each night she cries to her mother, pleading for her to stay, only for her mother to turn a blind eye. "Ten years of abuse culminate in Ava's attempted suicide as her father is lead away in handcuffs."
 
Book: The Survivalist's Daughter by Hazel Hart
The Survivalist's Daughter Fiercely loyal to her father, sixteen-year-old Kindra vows she'll never say anything against him. Then she learns the secret he's been keeping from her, and her entire life is shattered. On a sunny Colorado morning, Kindra's world explodes in gunfire as ATF and FBI agents raid her family's home. Her mother is killed, her father arrested, and her baby brother taken into [...]
 
Book: The Long Way Home by Benjamin Smile
Benjamin survived a childhood that no child should ever have to face. As he grew, so did his need to be free from his traumatic past and his urge to escape. He found Gambling, Drugs, Drink, Women and Crime as a way to express his inner turmoil and with each vice came harsh consequences. Benjamin Smile's stunning life story is a rollercoaster and it was a miracle that he survived at all, yet [...]
 
Book: Worth Keeping by Susan Mac Nicol
Abused horrifically as a boy, Nick Mathers has come to terms with his existence as a man. Mostly. Other days life seems a little much. Especially when Nick knows he'll always be alone. On those days his thoughts turn black. He walks the Norfolk coast and considers the frigid embrace of the waves. And then, one stormy night, he finds someone who's tasted just that. The beautiful stranger on the [...]
 
Book: The Other Side Of Darkness by Katie Haynes
We all believe that nothing could make us into something that we normally aren't. But, when your mind starts to drift and your thoughts aren't so pure, and it tells your body what to do, your emotions are taken to a new level, that you have never been before, and you pass over to...The other side of Darkness.
 
Book: The Savant of Chelsea by Suzanne Jenkins
From USA Today Bestselling Author, Suzanne Jenkins! In the French Quarter of New Orleans, the birth of a baby to a mentally ill woman marks the beginning of life for The Savant of Chelsea. An abusive childhood segues to the operating rooms of the largest medical center in New York as the gifted but unbalanced brain surgeon waits for just the right time to redeem her past. The horrific abuse and [...]
 
Book: I'll Be Looking at the Moon - A novel about finding Home by Lucia Barrett
Winner of an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award! [Barrett is] a highly descriptive writer who paints lovely pictures of cobblestone streets, sun-dazzled plazas, and intimate cafes. Barrett's heroine relies on her own determination and creates her own successes rather than waiting to be rescued by a man. It's a welcome contrast to the sexist, demeaning attitudes that defined Elizabeth's childhood and [...]
 
Book: From Ice and Snow (Life Is Calling Book 2) by Dianne Kozdrey Bunnell
From Ice and Snow is a fictional memoir, sequel to The Protest. Jane Bernard lost her 12-year-old twin daughters to a religious hijacking perpetrated by their father, Reverend Logan Churlick. Jane is heartbroken and embittered by the loss, causing her to jeopardize her once-happy marriage with her great love, Bolivar Bernard. When her daughters are 18, Bekah reaches out to her mother. But Bekah's [...]
 


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