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by Chris Wild

Chris Wild lost his dad at age 11 and grew up in the care system. He witnessed the abuse of vulnerable children, and learnt the stories of all those who have been failed by the systems put in place to protect...

The Language of Silence

by Peggy Webb

Following in the footsteps of her tiger-taming grandmother, a woman flees her abusive husband to join the circus in this masterful, heartfelt work of women’s fiction.

Peggy Webb won raves for her debut novel,...

The Great God Pan

by Amy Herzog

The newest play by “one of the brightest new talents in the theater” (The New York Times).


by Marilynn Griffith

Ashamed No More

Every woman needs a safe place to bleed...a quiet place to scream, and friends to dress her wounds. She needs the support of sistahs who won't cringe at the honest truth, who are willing to...

Exploiting Childhood: How Fast Food, Material Obsession and Porn Culture are Creating New Forms of Child Abuse

by Jim Wild, Stephen D. Brookfield, Stephen Haff & Susie Orbach et al.

Childhood today is big business. It is impossible for any child growing up to avoid intense marketing and research shows that these commercial pressures affect children's health and wellbeing. Featuring high...

These Are Our Stories: Women's Stories of Abuse and Survival

by Jan Rosenberg

These Are Our Stories is a collection of women's stories, thoughts, and poems about the domestic abuse they have experienced throughout their lives. Transcribed directly from Jan Rosenberg's interviews with...

Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability: Stopping Insult and Injury

by Sally Robinson & Hilary Brown

Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability aims to throw light into the traumatic experiences faced by people with intellectual disability living in disability accommodation...

Supporting Women after Domestic Violence: Loss, Trauma and Recovery

by Hilary Abrahams & Cathy Humphreys

This book offers advice on how to enable women who have experienced domestic violence to embark on a journey of recovery. The book draws on theory, original research and the personal experiences of women who...

Mothers Who Can't Love

by Susan Forward & Donna Frazier Glynn

With Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters, Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of the smash #1 bestseller Toxic Parents, offers a powerful look at the devastating impact unloving mothers have on their...

Beginning to Heal (Revised Edition)

by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis

There's nothing as wonderful as starting to heal, waking up in the morning and knowing that nobody can hurt you if you don't let them.

Beginning to Heal offers hope and guidance for all survivors starting the...

Where the Blood Mixes

Governor General's Award for Drama 2009

by Kevin Loring

Irreverently funny and brutally honest Governor General's Award-winning play about loss and redemption. Cast of 2 women and 4 men.


by Francess Kay

SYNOPSIS - Sinka, The Chronicles of a Colossus

The adventure within, sad imagery in exposure, hunted to a hunter, the African society and culture indifference. The Chronicles of a Colossus, an elusive story of...

Hands Down

by Logan Crannell

I began writing this book while incarcerated in an Idaho jail, facing a prison term.  I kept a journal as a form of therapy, as I came to terms with my experiences.  As my thoughts and notes developed, I noticed...


by Jennie G Spallone & Elizabeth Terrill


Dr. Katherine Cook, Ph. D, struggles with frequent black outs, memory loss, and impulsive behavior. Items she's not purchased turn up in her desk drawer and refrigerator. After neurological and physical tests...


by David Fitzpatrick

David Fitzpatrick’s Sharp is an extraordinary memoir—a fascinating, disturbing look into the mind of a man who, in his early 20s, began cutting himself due to a severe mental illness. A beautifully written...

Dad, I wish I was normal

by Richard Voß

At that moment my heart breaks. My precious daughter thinks she’s not normal. I have not protected her enough. I have not done enough. I have completely failed Elizabeth. This is the worst moment of my life....

Ashkettle Crazy

by A. M. Goetz

Seven years ago, Conservation Officer Everett Ashkettle became the victim of a hushed mountain murder. That’s when Crazy Uncle Merle moved in, and life for Everett’s three young sons went from unconventional...

An Accidental Murder

by Diana M. Grillo

An Accidental Murder is a collection of short stories about friends, children, teenagers, and wives trying to navigate and overcome some of the most challenging circumstances of their lives. 

Praise for An Accidental...

A Life Worth Living

by Carla Feagan

We all have baggage that we carry around. This baggage may come from ingrained beliefs about oneself or past traumatic experiences. No matter where our baggage comes from or why it’s there, our past experiences...

The Best Girl

by Joan Hicks Boone

Joan’s neighborhood is filled with kids of all ages, but even her closest friends don’t know how violent Joan’s dad is, or how difficult it is for her to navigate the troubled waters of her home life. Joan...