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This gripping novel tackles the highly emotional and complex world of family law. With a burned-out, ready-to-quit attorney at the helm, the book follows his efforts to protect two abused children: one who is being stalked by a sociopath, and the other who is trapped in a dark and abusive past. As he weaves his way through the darkest places of the human mind, he'll discover that the force of love can confront even the most powerful of evils. This is the must-read sequel to the heart-wrenching October Snow.
This book tackles the important topic of domestic violence and the need for more involvement in the fight against it. Despite increased awareness campaigns, society remains misinformed about the real dynamics of abuse, leading to confusion over how to help. After Awareness offers practical advice for those who want to get involved in community outreach and advocacy, and help break the silence for those affected by domestic violence.
The Alienated Mother is a powerful read about the experience of maternal alienation, where survivors of abuse struggle to rebuild their relationship with their children who are now angry, disrespectful, and contemptuous. This coaching handbook offers guidance on how to live a meaningful life despite the pain, and how to continue loving, teaching, and setting a positive example for your children.
Discover the life of a blue-collar worker turned multi-millionaire in this captivating memoir. Follow the author's journey after winning the largest lottery jackpot in Massachusetts history and find out how she dealt with the challenges of being a working-class wealthy girl. Learn how the money changed the people around her and how she struggled to keep her resolution of not letting it change her. Delve into the life lessons she learned from the experience, including the power of money and how it only has the power we give it. Get inspired by this remarkable true story.
A powerful drama, "October Snow" follows Josie Kane, a tough survivor of abuse who has a talent for manipulating bullies. Even though she works to help battered women, when yet another victim dies in her arms, her simmering cynicism turns to vengeful fury. With friends unable to stop her, Josie sets out to take on one more abuser, luring him into the ultimate mind game to save the future of her friend's child. This time, there will be a hero.