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  • Someone To Watch Over Meby Izzy Hammond; Robert Potter

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 11.27

    ' It is my dearest hope that this book will allow me to reach out to others in pain and give them hope, for they too can choose to be a survivor .' Izzy Hammond's deaf and partially blind parents attracted sympathy from the outside world, but no one knew of the horrific abuse their daughter was subjected to inside the family home. In Someone To... more...

  • Don't Ever Tellby Kathy O'Beirne

    Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 11.27

    'I feel my story had to be told. So much evil was done there was a voice inside me shouting, "Justice".' With no one to confide in, Kathy suffered in silence as she was battered by her father and molested by local boys. At the age of eight, she was torn from her family and incarcerated in a series of Catholic homes. When she was sent to a psychiatric... more...

  • Social Work and Domestic Violenceby Lesley Laing; Cathy Humphreys; Kate Cavanagh

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 36.00

    Domestic violence can affect all areas of social work. In this book, the authors draw on their extensive experience as practitioners and researchers in the field to show how social workers can intervene in everyday practice and facilitate change. more...

  • Silencedby Vicky Jaggers

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 9.99

    He was Mummy's favourite. I was the little sister, and his victim. When Vicky was growing up she idolised her big brother David. Their mother worshipped the ground he walked on and as far as she was concerned, David could do no wrong. But then he betrayed little Vicky in the most shocking way imaginable. David began raping his sister. Vicky's... more...

  • Ma, Jackser's Dyin Aloneby Martha Long

    Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 11.27

    On hearing that Jackser, her childhood abuser, is seriously ill, Martha is elated, thinking that finally she will be able to watch him suffer. But in the hospital she sees a frightened, lonely old man and realises with a shock that he seems to regret his earlier actions. During her vigil, she is joined by Charlie, her beloved little brother, then... more...

  • Whipping Boyby Allen Kurzweil

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 11.99

    Winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Fact Crime The true account of one boy’s lifelong search for his boarding-school bully. Equal parts childhood memoir and literary thriller, Whipping Boy chronicles prize-winning author Allen Kurzweil’s search for his twelve-year-old nemesis, a bully named Cesar Augustus. The obsessive inquiry, which spans... more...

  • A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstripby Kevin Brockmeier

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.00

    At age twelve, Kevin Brockmeier is ready to become a different person: not the boy he has always been—the one who cries too easily and laughs too easily, who lives in an otherland of sparkling daydreams and imaginary catastrophes—but someone else altogether.   Over the course of one school year—seventh grade—he sets out in search of himself. Along... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence and Abuse [2 volumes]by Laura Finley

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 189.00

    An estimated 1,300 to 1,800 Americans are murdered by intimate partners each year. Far from being a problem that only impacts women, domestic violence hurts society as a whole both socially as well as financially, with an estimated direct and indirect cost of nearly $6 billion annually in the United States. This book provides a timely and thorough... more...

  • Girl Aby Anonymous (Girl A)

    Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.27

    **THE TRUE STORY BEHIND THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED BBC DRAMA ‘THREE GIRLS’ ** What do they find attractive about me? An underage girl who just lies there, sobbing, looking up at them...as they come to me one by one. This is the shocking true story of how a young girl from Rochdale came to be Girl A – the key witness in the trial of Britain’s... more...

  • A Meal in Winterby Hubert Mingarelli; Sam Taylor

    Granta Publications 2013; US$ 10.65

    One morning, in the dead of winter, three German soldiers head out into the frozen Polish countryside. They have been charged by their commanders to track down and bring back for execution 'one of them' - a Jew. Having flushed out a young man hiding in the woods, they decide to rest in an abandoned house before continuing their journey back to the... more...