Abused: A Daughter’s Story

Emily Miller knew her life was about to change forever the day her mother said, “I’m pregnant.” She’d hear those words again and again–and with every pregnancy Emily’s father changed from bad to worse. For years the Miller family suffered through his rages.

It takes a terrible loss for the family to regroup, and all the love Emily can muster to save her siblings.




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This powerful short story “Abused: A Daughter’s Story” grabs hold immediately and doesn’t let go. This heart-tugger’s hero, Emily, displays amazing resilience and strength. I know I’ll remember this story for a long, long time.
Julie Hyzy, Barry- and Anthony-award winning author of the White House Chef Mysteries

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L.L. Bartlett also writes under the name Lorraine Bartlett (cozy mysteries, women’s fiction) and Lorna Barrett (cozy mysteries).