He told me it was normal. He convinced her that what he did to her was normal, and that their relationship was special – but then manipulated her into having sex with another man. He told me he loved me.
Brutal: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Little Girl's Stolen InnocenceHarperElement #ad - But he was a respected member of the community, trusted by everyone; if Nabila cried for help she would risk the honour of her family, an unthinkable act. While she was behind the doors of the mosque, the most sacred of places, the Imam brutally molested her on the slightest whim. But he made me do unspeakable things…At seven years old, Nabila Sharma began her lessons at the mosque as every good Muslim girl does.
It is a tale of innocence lost and a life shattered, but above all it is a tale of survival, of a young girl who found love and hope in the darkest of places. I should have been able to trust him. Each day he would make her perform unspeakable acts, physically and mentally torturing her into compliance, to fulfil his perverse desires.
Brutal: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Little Girl's Stolen Innocence #ad - Nothing would stop him; no plea would make him relent. As a young Muslim girl, Nabila was powerless. Brutal is the shocking, revelatory and heart-rending account of one girl’s plight in a society where honour and shame are a matter of life and death. But from the minute she looked up at her Imam, the man who held her spiritual future in his hands, she knew something was wrong.
Over the next five years Nabila’s life became unbearable. He was my religious teacher.
Please, Let Me Go: The Horrific True Story of a Girl's Life In The Hands of Sex TraffickersJohn Blake #ad - And i always came back –they always brought me back. From the age of 14, raped, caitlin was controlled, sold and passed on to new gangs across the UK over and over again. I was trapped. I’d been raped so many times, abused by hundreds, if not thousands. They could have left every door open and it would have made no difference.
Please, Let Me Go: The Horrific True Story of a Girl's Life In The Hands of Sex Traffickers #ad - Her abusers were blatant in their attacks upon her, often collecting her from school or home, or hotels booked for the day, to be taken to flats they owned, family homes, to be horrifically and systematically abused. Having finally escaped, please, Let Me Go is Caitlin’s shocking story of abuse and survival.
Mummy KnewHarperElement #ad - But her mother just ignored her. Most of the time he was just violent but then he started making her do things to him she knew were wrong. Please don't make me, please, ' she sobbed. Soon he was visiting her at night. But lisa's mother had no idea how determined she was to break away…. Don't blame me, ' she said.
Then one day, finally, she got the chance she'd been looking for to escape. Lisa was marched around to the flat with her possessions and her nightmare was complete. Alone with her step-father, Lisa's life became even more unbearable. Lisa turned to her mother for help, but was met with a shrug. Four-year-old lisa's world turned upside down when her step-father moved in.
Mummy Knew #ad - Lisa begged her mother for help but she just shrugged, telling Lisa he would have his way. It was the greatest betrayal of all. At first lisa's step-father would just make her stroke and massage his feet, hitting her if she stopped, but he soon wanted more. Lisa bravely struck out on her own, petrified her mother would find her and hand her back into the waiting arms of her step-father.
A few months later her mother told her she'd arranged for Lisa and her step-father to move into a flat together down the road. By the time she was 12 he was regularly abusing her.
I was an innocent schoolgirl. I was targeted, raped and abused by a gang of sadistic men. But that was just the beginning ... this is my terrifying true story - Stolen GirlJohn Blake #ad - But it was the ring leader zeb who lured her with drugs and alcohol before raping her at a secret house which he used to exploit young girls. Stolen girl is the shocking true story of a lost childhood innocence but it is also one of hope and how Katie found the strength and courage not only to escape her abusers but to bring them to justice.
I was an innocent schoolgirl. I was targeted, raped and abused by a gang of sadistic men. But that was just the beginning ... this is my terrifying true story - Stolen Girl #ad - Katie's abuse went on for two agonizing years until Zeb came up with an even more sickening plan. But that was just the beginning…bullied from an early age Katie had low self-esteem which made her a prime target for the paedophile that followed her home from school. In the following months she was systematically groomed and raped by a group of predatory Asian men who separated her from her friends and passed her between them.
. Katie was an innocent 13-year-old schoolgirl when she was targeted, raped and abused by a gang of sadistic men.
Tell Me You're Sorry, Daddy - Two Scared Little Girls. One Abusive Father. One Survived Against All Odds to Tell Their StoryJohn Blake #ad - Tell me you're sorry, which continued for more than seven years of her childhood, Daddy is the moving true story of one man's horrific campaign of abuse against his own daughter, and has had effects which continue to this day.32 years after the abuse began, caryn Walker finally saw her father in court in 2011, charged with 24 counts of abuse against her.
. And she won. As she awaited the verdict, and realised that she was the one who was strong, who never showed any remorse, she looked at the man who robbed her of so many years, she was the survivor. Caryn knew that it was time for her to tell her full story - and that of her dead sister, Jennifer. Against all the odds, she fought.
Invisible TearsAuthorhouse #ad - Will anyone ever see her invisible tears? As a teenager Abbie is uncontrollable. During her single minded pursuit of fame Abbie’s step mother stops at nothing, beating and prostituting her own children. Her family eventually disowns her realizing they are unable to help. Not one person can get through to her because she has no fear, no self respect, no morals or self worth.
With nothing to lose, she throws herself into one battle after another, blood and guts brawling between the skin heads and the mods on the streets of London. A modette during the 80's revival, she finds a love of scooters, rebellion and gang life on the wild side. Alone, penniless and pregnant at the age of 16.
Invisible Tears #ad - This is the story of abbie's struggle to survive, the grim details of child abuse of the worst kind all told from the perspective of a little girl. Still distraught, Abbie is passed to whoever will have her. Abbie finds herself in the care of the Court until she is abandoned by children's homes and Social Services too.
Her new step mother subjects her to unimaginable physical, sexual and psychological torture and delivers her to local paedophiles in the entertainment business. Haunted by the secrets of her unspeakable past. At a time when six-year-old Abbie needs love and security, her mother goes to the hospital and never returns.
Dulling her pain with alcohol, drugs and promiscuity at a very young age, Abbie loses control and becomes well known to the local police.
My Daddy the Pedophile: A MemoirLong Ear Press #ad - If you want to read a riveting tale of manipulation, abuse, and courageous healing, then this is the book for you. Sharyn higdon jones, mft, author of healing steps "lily palazzi's memoir, my daddy the Pedophile is a riveting, well-paced account of both how her father's calculated manipulation of her desperate need to be loved subjected her to the wounding distortions of incest and how through therapy and the true love of her husband she ultimately finds the healing she had once thought would never be possible.
Catherine mccall, author of the international bestseller Never Tell“It pulls you along from page to page. There's no self pity, no hate—just a suspenseful, honest, highly readable account of how a human being can emerge whole from even the worst of childhoods. Adair lara, author of naked, drunk, and writing“Lily tells the complicated story of love and abuse that needs to be brought out of the shadows of shame and into the light of understanding.
My Daddy the Pedophile: A Memoir #ad - Allison elwood, MFT. After a terrible dark secret comes to light, the real story unfolds and her courageous journey of healing begins. Powerful and inspiring, and the knowledge that although the road may be bumpy and the journey long, encouragement, My Daddy the Pedophile offers hope, it is always possible to prevail over great trauma.
Praise for my daddy the pedophile"If you are easily shocked by what occurs behind closed doors in some average suburban neighborhoods, do not read this book. A shocking true story of a girl's affair with her father.
Finding Stevie: A dark secret. A child in crisis.HarperElement #ad - Finding stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online. When stevie’s social worker tells cathy, 14, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, is gender fluid she isn’t sure what that term means and looks it up. Stevie, together with his younger brother and sister, have been brought up by their grandparents as their mother is in prison.
However, nothing could have prepared her for the truth when Stevie finally breaks down and confesses what he’s done. When his younger siblings tell their grandmother that they have a secret they can’t tell, Cathy is worried. Cathy warns him about the dangers of talking to strangers online and advises him how to stay safe.
Finding Stevie: A dark secret. A child in crisis. #ad - . But the grandparents can no longer cope with Stevie’s behaviour so they place him in care. Stevie is exploring his gender identity, and like many young people he spends time online.
A Dark SecretHarperElement #ad - But it soon transpires that there is a great deal more to Sam’s secret history…. As casey tries to get to the bottom of it, she discovers there are no files on Sam; only the testament of his previous neighbour. It soon unfolds, however, that this is no simple case. Determined to get to the root of sam’s behaviour, miller, casey is committed to uncover his mysterious past only to find out something far darker than she ever imagined…Having recently said goodbye to their last foster child, the Watson family are taking a bit of a break.
But with two young children of their own, they now find themselves unable to hold on to the little boy as he is bullying them relentlessly. It’s not an isolated situation, either. In addition to the outward behaviours, it quickly becomes evident that there is a much darker past that has blighted the boy’s life.
A Dark Secret #ad - Apparently sam’s own siblings begged not to be placed with their older brother – they were both adamant that they were too afraid of him. The watsons agree to accommodate sam, who, despite his tiny stature, turns out to be quite the whirlwind – destroying anything and everything in his path. But it’s while casey is having fun catching up with her friends that she receives a call from her new link worker.
Thankfully, Mrs Gallagher is only too happy to help. Just when casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. And to talk.
The Little Princess: The shocking true story of a little girl imprisoned in her own homeHarperElement #ad - Even in his murky world, this was depravity above and beyond – he recognised the little girl as being one who lived on his estate. Swift action has been taken – darby has been removed from her home, and John believes that Casey and Mike are the best people to support this small terrified child while a long term plan of action is decided.
Six-year-old darby arrives on Casey’s doorstep terrified and hysterical. John explains why’s he’s come, shocked and sickened, and the Watsons sit and listen, as he describes the most recent child to appear under his radar. Six year old darby sykes has been taken into care just a couple of hours back, as a result of a known paedophile getting in touch with the local police, having been so sickened by something he’s seen online.
The Little Princess: The shocking true story of a little girl imprisoned in her own home #ad - . As casey tries to soothe the little girl she realises that this is likely to be one of the most difficult placements she had ever had to deal with…Casey is shocked to answer the door on a Sunday afternoon, the week before Christmas, to find John Fulshaw on her doorstep – unannounced and looking very serious.