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Wozniak, Danielle F.

Summary: Backed by 30 years of real-world practice, this comprehensive guide will help victims of domestic violence find the path to survival and healing. With the guidance of this book, victims can finally conquer their past and step into a brighter future. Simple, straight-forward, and practical, Surviving Domestic Violence will help women thrive again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.8 WOZ

Bohjalian, Chris

6 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Boston, 1662. Mary Deerfield is twenty-four-years-old. Her skin is porcelain, her eyes delft blue, and in England she might have had many suitors. But here in The New World, amid this community of saints, Mary is the second wife of Thomas Deerfield, a man as cruel as he is powerful. When Thomas, prone to drunken rage, drives a three-tined fork into the back of Mary's hand, she resolves that she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

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Eason, Lynette.

Summary: The day Danielle Harding takes her 11-year-old son, Simon, and flees from her abusive husband, is the same day Kurt Harding dies. A relieved Dani believes she and her son are finally safe--but in reality, the danger has just begun. When Kurt was alive, he took something important to a mysterious person. That person wants the item back and believes Dani now has it. As she and her son run for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION EAS

Bancroft, Lundy.

Summary: Discusses the effects of spousal abuse on children, explains how the abusive partner distorts familial relationships, and offers advice for helping youngsters overcome the trauma of the abuse that they witnessed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.82 BAN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.82 BAN

Hyde, Catherine Ryan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Thirteen-year-old Abby Hubble lives in an unhappy home in the Sierra Nevada foothills where her father makes life miserable for her and her mother, Mary. One day Abby witnesses a man dump a litter of puppies into the nearby river. Diving in to rescue all seven, she knows she won't be able to bring them home. Afraid for their fate at the pound, she takes them to an abandoned cabin, where all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HYD

Armstrong, Kelley

Summary: "Casey Duncan is a homicide detective with a secret: when she was in college, she killed a man. She was never caught, but he was the grandson of a mobster and she knows this crime will catch up to her. Casey's best friend, Diana, is on the run from a violent, abusive ex-husband. When Diana's husband finds her, and Casey herself is attacked shortly after, Casey knows it's time for the two of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M ARM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY ARM

Remmes, Brenda Bevan

Summary: Looking for a fresh start away from her abusive husband, Katy returns home in a small town where she settles into the routine of working at a restaurant and her two teenage children begin to adjust to a different pace of life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: CD FIC REM

Jakeman, Jo

Summary: "A wickedly dark debut thriller about three women who've all been involved with the same man and realize the one thing they have in common is that they all want revenge against him... Divorces are often messy, and Imogen's is no exception. Phillip Rochester is controlling, abusive, and determined to make things as difficult as possible. When he shows up without warning demanding that Imogen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Jakeman 2018

Hyde, Catherine Ryan

Summary: A woman navigating a difficult separation accompanies a traumatized teen along the horse-show circuit to help the latter reconnect with a beloved mare and come to terms with violent memories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HYD

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HYD

Lewis, Susan

Summary: Linked by one irrevocable act of violence, Archie Colbrook and Claudia Winters' lives intertwine. Claudia can't overlook what Archie did to her family, but is forgiveness the only way to truly move on?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC LEW

McNear, Mary

Summary: Fleeing her abusive husband, Mila arrives in Butternut Lake and takes a job as a home health aide to a sullen patient who is haunted by the accident that nearly killed him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC MCN

Walker, Alice

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Beautifully imagined and deeply compassionate, this is the story of two sisters--one a missionary in Africa and the other a child wife living in the South--who sustain their loyalty to and trust in each other across time, distance, and silence. This classic novel of American literature is rich with passion, pain, inspiration, and an indomitable love of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Morris, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MOR

Michaels, Fern.

Summary: Helen Ward has escaped an abusive husband, changed her identity, and started a new life, but just when she meets a new man and thinks her dreams may come true, her past begins to catch up with her. Soon, she'll have to make the biggest decision of her life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2000

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NiCarthy, Ginny

Contents: Safety plan for you and your family -- Introduction -- Emotional safety plan -- Why does abuse go on? -- Is it ever right to break up the family? -- What do you owe yourself? -- "But I still love him" -- To leave or to stay : how to decide -- Getting help from professionals -- You can be your own counselor -- A courageous act a day -- Steps to finding friends -- Reaching out -- The first week...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 NiCarthy 2006

Brown, Carolyn

Summary: "After seven years of misery and abuse, Hannah O'Malley is officially divorced with full custody of her five-year-old daughter. With the help of her close-knit circle of friends--including her high school crush, Travis Wilson--Hannah begins turning her spacious old house into a safe house for other women who've endured the pain she's known"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Brown 2017

Jeffs, Rachel

Summary: The daughter of the self-proclaimed prophet of the FLDS Church describes the abusive patriarchal culture in which she was raised by sister wives and dominating men and discusses how her father remains a powerful influence on his followers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 JEF

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JEFFS, RACHEL JEF

Michaels, Fern.

Summary: A mysterious political operative needs the Sisterhood to track down a computer hacker who stole a list of secret fundraisers' names, but the job proves to be more dangerous than they thought.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zebra Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

Quindlen, Anna

Summary: A nurse escapes her abusive husband, a New York policeman, taking their son with her to Florida. She assumes a new identity and even finds romance, but there is a price, the 10-year-old boy misses his father and she lives in constant fear the father will find them, which he does. The novel analyzes why abused women wait so long to make their break.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC QUI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

Shreve, Anita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2000

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Wall, Elissa.

Summary: Elissa Wall details her life growing up in the polygamous Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints religious sect; forced into an unwanted marriage at the age of 14, and her courage to testify against FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 289.3092 WALL, ELISSA Wal

Summary: Three stories of women on their way to life-changing crossroads. One is a battered wife fleeing her husband, one is a young woman dealing with feelings of infidelity and the third is a pregnant woman trapped in a relationship she doesn't want.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PER

Batta, Patricia K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lillimar Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAT

Beck, Haylen

Summary: "Here and Gone is a gripping, wonderfully tense suspense thriller about a mother's desperate fight to recover her stolen children from corrupt authorities. It begins with a woman fleeing through Arizona with her kids in tow, trying to escape an abusive marriage. When she's pulled over by an unsettling local sheriff, things soon go awry and she is taken into custody. Only when she gets to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEC

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