Books tagged: violence and women

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The Betrayal
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Trapped in an abusive marriage, Cathy has decided that the time has come to make a bid for freedom. Can she break away? This is a short story. It's the perfect quick read for your daily commute or during your lunchtime.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
I Could Only Imagine
Series: Poetry, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Horror » Crime
This is a poem about domestic violence. The woman in the poem refuses to leave while her neighbors and friends plead with her. The violence is seen through the woman's eyes as well as the people around her. Her children have begun to follow in her footsteps and this should be reason enough to leave her abusive husband but she makes no attempt to escape her fate.
You Are Not Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Do you feel isolated, disconnected, that no one understands? If so this book may help. It is like having an intimate conversation with a friend who truly knows you. It will rekindle hope in those of any age who are distraught to the point of giving up their dreams or even their lives and coax them back into Life to become all they were born to be. Where there is breath there is hope.
Mildred Burke Champion Girl Wrestler Of The World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Mildred Burke's story describes a young woman who gave up a traditional career for a woman in the twentieth century to enter a violent sport that was scorned by the majority of people, especially when women were involved. Yet she preserved her femininity throughout her wrestling life. Observers remarked that she looked, spoke, and acted like a professional secretary away from the ring.