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Abuse, Trauma, and Torture - Their Consequences and Effects by Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 48,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
The effects on victims and survivors of traumatic experiences, long-term and repeated abuse, and torture. Includes in-depth profile of the Narcissistic Abuser and hundreds of links to literature and resources.
I'm Telling by Rebecca Raymer
You set the price! Words: 174,150. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
"I'm Telling" is a brutally honest, haunting, and disturbing account of one woman's journey to make sense of memories that had been repressed for fifteen years. A story of family, love, heartbreak, and betrayal, "I'm Telling" offers readers a front-row seat in the life and mind of someone suffering from Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Informally Educated: True Tale of Child Abuse, Survival and Murder by Kennesaw Taylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010 by Lemon Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
An amazing story about overcoming tremendous obstacles, including abuse.M Gusby WSAV3 Ga The road that led Kennesaw Taylor back to Milledgeville was marked with a non-existent childhood, a madman and murder. Jonathan Jackson Union Recorder Milledgeville Ga A horrific story, not a horror story. A good book, not a happy book. I’m amazed he lived through all this.Laura Starling
School Shootings - No Killings In The Hallways by RJ Parker
Series: Serial Killers. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
When kids suffer abuse at home from parents and siblings, they often then go to school and suffer bullying from peers and an endless series of dictates from teachers. They begin to feel trapped as they can't avoid abuse no matter where they are. This book looks at School Massacres such as Virginia Tech, Columbine, University of Texas Sniper, the Ecole Polytechnique Massacre and others.
No Tears For My Father by Viga Boland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,720. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Trapped in a web of deceit & confusion spun by her father from the age of 11, the author shares her true story of incest in the hopes that by coming out from under years of sexual abuse, other victims will be encouraged to do the same. This is an important, no-holds-barred book complete with graphic scenes and language because "that’s the way it happened and that’s how it must be told."
Who Killed Kelsey? by Britten Follett Cherokee Ballard
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 90,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Two television reporters team up to expose the truth behind months of documented abuse, broken bones, and a dead little girl. Her mother and step-father are sitting in jail. Still no one has been convicted of her murder. Read the damaging documents, heart-wrenching law enforcement interviews, and an inside look into the violent history that led to the tragic end to Kelsey Briggs' life.
Breast Ironing: An African Taboo by Christina Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
My mother had her breasts ironed when she was a girl. The same thing had been done to her own mother, my grandmother, and to my great grandmother as well. It was a traditional practice, which was handed down through the generations. As soon as a girl started developing breasts, then the girl’s mother would start regularly ironing her breasts. It was done about once a week and maybe more often.
The Mail Order Serial Killer: The Life and Death of Harry Powers by Vance McLaughlin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Post Mortem Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet Harry Powers, also known as Bluebeard, Mail Order Romeo/Don Juan, Slaughterhouse Harry, Human Tarantula, and Love Racketeer, one of the most enigmatic and until now, unstudied, sociopaths of the 20th century.
Fatal Kiss by Suzanne Barr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,150. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Natalie Collins. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
He was only four years old . . . On June 21, 1973 In Kinston, North Carolina it was just another typical summer day for the Ipock-White boys . . . except for the youngest, "Little Billy." He would be spending his last summer afternoon alive at home, alone with his stepmother . . .
Brutalite Sous Silence by Solange DeVane
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 155,140. Language: French. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
L'histoire vraie d'une famille dont les enfants ont subi d’horribles angoisses. Les filles dans cette maison damnée subissent des années atroces d'inceste dégoutant. Dans un silence mortifiant sous la terreur quotidienne, sept enfants y ont grandi. On peut lire sur leurs visages toute la terreur vécue dans cette famille visiblement marquée par les souvenirs les plus douloureux.
Eyes of a Pedophile Detecting Child Predators by Betty Kuffel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence(5.00 from 1 review)
Peer inside the mind of violent child molester Nathanael Bar-Jonah. Personal coded writings, life-long behaviors and victim testimony reveal how he operated and the difficulties law enforcement experienced stopping him. This book follows his evolution from religious beginnings to hunting children. Extensively researched details explain what is known about child predators and how to recognize them.
The Special Game by G. L. Leigh
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
This story, The Special Game, is shared in hopes of raising awareness of abuse in pre-verbal children. It is also presented to encourage anyone who suspects something is amiss with a preverbal child to pay attention, that maybe it's more than your imagination - maybe - just maybe - it is a child who needs your help.
The Truth behind Truth: Female Domestic Perpetrators & The facts Surrounding Male Domestic Abuse by Troy Veenstra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Veenstra/Exploited Publishing Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Enter a world most believe does not exist, a world where men can be abused, beaten & even murdered by their significant other. Enter the world where men, everyday are ignored by our own society as victims of Male Domestic Abuse. Men being abused and killed by the Female's they vowed to love until death do they part. These facts may change your perception on the truth you've been spoonfed.
"He Killed Our Janny:" A Family's Search for the Truth by Sherrie Lueder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
International Bestseller-Shocking true story of domestic violence, physical and sexual child abuse and a mother's fatal journey with a very evil man. ['84 Janyce Hansen Unsolved Case, Aurora, Colorado] 5 Stars! "This book evoked so much emotion from me - Book voyeurs who are able to tackle tough subject matter will love this tale." --Kim Cantrell, True Crime Book Reviews
Rescuing Tara by Robin Bowles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
A bullying and sexually abusing father produced videos of his terrified 5 year old daughter for over 5 years to sell internationally to satisfy a network of child porn lovers. Read here in short but gripping detail how Bart Huskey met his match at the hands of cops in cyberspace.
The Ultimate Discipline by Dan Fenton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,120. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Nancy found herself on a flight 32,000 feet over Tennessee. Not knowing what life she was leading her three daughters into, had her terrified. After all, she hadn’t seen Dan in over a decade. Dan had been her high school sweetheart, and professed to still be in love with her. She didn't known that he had been taught to be a killer and that murder would soon become a part of her life.
EYE CONTACT - The Mysterious Death in 2000 in Maine of Kassidy Bortner and the Wrongful Conviction of Chad Evans in New Hampshire by Morrison Bonpasse
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 420,520. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Chad Evans was wrongly convicted in 2001 in NH of murdering Kassidy Bortner, the 21-mo. old daughter of Amanda Bortner. On Nov. 9, 2000, Amanda took Kassidy to the babysitter, and 4 hours later she died. Chad states that he never hit Kassidy, and he passed a lie detector test in 2010. EYE CONTACT tells the story of Chad’s and Amanda’s wrongful convictions & the campaign for justice.
Pablo Borras ¿Psicópata? by Ethel Kapelius
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 116,270. Language: Spanish. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Una tarde de verano de 2008, cuatro muchachos llegan a la Estancia La Teoría, en Colonia. Entran, saludan y se sientan a conversar a la sombra de los árboles. Uno de ellos es pariente de los estancieros, a quienes no veía desde que era niño. De pronto se para, los apunta con un arma y les dice "vengo a robar"... En pocas horas, sólo quedará el calor, el silencio, el odio y la muerte...
Lizzie Borden: The Story Behind the Story by Derek Clendening
Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Did Lizzie really do it? If so, why? With all the evidence pointing to her, how did she get off? This short account retells the Lizzie Borden murder story from a social and political perspective that will help you to not only understand her motive for murder but how she was acquitted.
Murder And God's Redeeming Love by Mickel Millard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
'Murder And God's Redeeming Love' is a true story hitting at the heart of a serious social & economical problem not only here but around the world. I share the story of our mother's tragic death; the abuse her six children would suffer at the hands of their father, yet the most important aspect of this publication is the life application principles that can lead it's readers to a new found hope.