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Handstands In The Dark: A True Story of Growing Up and Survival by Janey Godley

Handstands In The Dark: A True Story of Growing Up and Survival by Janey Godley Brought up amid near-Dickensian squalour in the tough East End of Glasgow and sexually abused by her uncle, Janey married into a Glasgow criminal family as a teenager, then found herself having to cope with the murder of her mother, violence, religious sectarianism, abject poverty and a frightening family of in-laws. First-hand, Janey saw the gangland violence and met extraordinary …

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Fawn’s Touching Tale: A Story for Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused by Agnes Wohl

Fawn’s Touching Tale: A Story for Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused by Agnes Wohl Introduction to Parents, School Personnel and Psychotherapists:  There are many books aimed at the prevention of sexual abuse; few story books are geared for children that deal with the profound emotional aftermath. This book is unique because it offers the use of engaging animal protagonists, which allows the child to work through painful emotions in a less threatening and more …

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The Tied Man by Tabitha McGowan

The Tied Man by Tabitha McGowan Lilith Bresson, an independent, successful young artist, is forced to travel from her home in Spain to the wild borderlands of northern England, to repay her feckless father’s latest debt by painting a portrait of the enigmatic Lady Blaine Albermarle. On her first night at Albermarle Hall she meets Finn Strachan, Blaine’s ‘companion’, a cultured and hauntingly beautiful young man who seems to have it all. But Lilith has …

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Girl A: The truth about the Rochdale sex ring by the victim who stopped them by Girl A

Girl A: The truth about the Rochdale sex ring by the victim who stopped them by Girl A 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 most notorious child sex ring 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. …

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All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood As the daughter of a meth dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. Struggling to raise her little brother, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible “adult” around. She finds peace in the starry Midwestern night sky above the fields behind her house. One night everything changes when she witnesses one of her father’s thugs, Kellen, a tattooed ex-con with a heart of …

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