Browsing posts tagged: Life saving
The Devil’s Tickets

Kansas City, 1929: Myrtle and Jack Bennett sit down with another couple for an evening of bridge. As the game intensifies, Myrtle complains that Jack is a “bum bridge player.” For such insubordination, he slaps her hard in front of their stunned guests and announces he is leaving. Moments later, sobbing, with a Colt .32 […]

101 Amazing Facts about Jack the Ripper

It is 1888 and the foggy streets of Whitechapel, one of the poorest areas of Victorian London, are gripped by fear. Five women thought have been murdered by the same hand, all but one of their corpses terrifyingly mutilated. But who were these women? And who could the murderer be? This fascinating book contains over […]

The Great Train Robbery Quiz Book

The Great Train Robbery is one of the most well documented crimes of all time but how much do you really know about what happened on that fateful day in 1963 and in the years beyond? This new quiz book will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the Great Train Robbery and […]

Assessing Sex Offenders

This book reviews the scientific evidence relevant to assessing the recidivism risk of sex offenders, as well as the issues related to sex offenders, in considerable detail. It is not an attempt for creating sympathy for sex offenders. Substantial numbers of psychologists claim they can accurately identify the recidivism risk of sex offenders. Despite the […]

My Darkest Hour

In this groundbreaking memoir, My Darkest Hour: The Day I Realized I Was Abusive, Harold L. Turley II goes beyond identifying emotional, economical, and domestic abuse/domestic violence to prescribing a course of action for both the victim and abuser.Coupling stories of how Turley was abused and inflicted abuse upon others, My Darkest Hour offers readers […]

Real Rape, Real Pain

If you think you're alone in fearing the rapist in your home – abused even while you love the perpetrator – here's a book that will open your eyes to what numerous other women are going through, and teach you about rights, boundaries and healing from the trauma caused by partner rape. A challenge to […]

Tackling Domestic Violence

This accessible text takes a multi-disciplinary approach to exploring issues surrounding domestic violence. It draws on contemporary research findings, policy developments, innovative practice and case studies to explore new directions in professional and voluntary sector responses to domestic violence. Centred on the United Kingdom, but located in a context of global change, the book discusses […]

To Have and To Hurt

A riveting look at abuse and violence – as well as patterns that point to developing abuse – in intimate relationships, and how to change, overcome or escape such patterns and abuse.

Working With Denied Child Abuse

How can professionals build constructive relationships with families where the parents dispute professional allegations of serious child abuse? How can meaningful safety for children be created in these families? And, how can professionals work together constructively in such cases? Situations where parents refute child abuse allegations made against them are often deemed to be impossible […]

Child Abuse and Neglect

This exciting new book offers a survey of the field of child abuse and neglect from the perspective of modern developmental attachment theory. The book opens with an account of the theory and describes the ways in which attachment difficulties manifest themselves in children’s behaviour. The following three sections look at abuse, neglect, and compound […]