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Kidnapping My Daughter [Kindle Edition]

Rachel Jensby
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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At just twenty-years-old, Rachel Jensby finds herself faced with a desperate reality: either continue to hand her nineteen-month-old daughter over to the man who is sexually abusing her as the court has ordered her to do, or go into hiding to help her child escape the certainty of further sexual assaults. Kidnapping My Daughter is the true account of a mother who spent more than two years on the run, first from local and state authorities only, and then eventually from the FBI as well. As more and more children are faced with court-licensed abuse every day, Rachel Jensby hopes to be a voice among many; joining other mothers who are effecting change by finally finding the courage to come forward with their stories.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 664 KB
  • Print Length: 223 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Rachel Jensby (31 Oct 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S. r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00GDXE4KA
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #71,932 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.6 out of 5 stars
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Mother's Love 6 Nov 2013
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Rachel Jensby has written a most moving and honest memoir of her daughter's early life, blighted by abuse from her birth father. Faced with a court's decision to enforce unsupervised visits with the abuser, even though the abuse had been officially documented, Rachel decided to try and go into hiding with her daughter.
I read this memoir in a single sitting. Steering clear of prurient and voyeuristic detail Rachel's memoir nevertheless accurately describes the terrifying nightmare that began and simultaneously documents the courageous way she and her fiancé still managed to provide a semblance of a loving and secure environment for Rachel's daughter to thrive in.
A shocking indictment of the failure of the authorities to act in the best interests of the child.

Rachel's faith sustained her through the nightmare and she will be publishing a sequel in 2014.

I discovered this book as a freebie. It deserves a wide audience and is very well written. Rachel writes with a calm and confident voice although it is clear that revisiting the memories in order to write this book must have been emotionally painful. I would have no hesitation in recommending this book and will certainly be purchasing the sequel.

It's a book that should be read by all who have responsibility for making care decisions.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Review 21 Jan 2014
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This book is good and heartbreaking. But there is quite a few times you wrote Steve instead of Ben which made it bit confusing.
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5.0 out of 5 stars a must read 7 Feb 2014
brilliant story wasnt sure at first if it was going to be any good as it was a freeby. the author does write steve instead of ben a few times but its easy to forgive as the story makes up for it. i was disappointed that i have to wait for the next part but wait i will.
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5.0 out of 5 stars i couldnt put it down 24 Nov 2013
By vernica
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Very well written, fantastic story, i couldn't put the book down i will certainly look out for more books by Rachel Jensby
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good book, glad it had a happy ending 7 April 2014
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as said above its a good read with a nice ending

I am looking forward to reading the next part
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 5 April 2014
By Gail.
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a very well written book, a sad and courageous story. Undeliverable that authorities would knowingly put a child in the care of such a sick n dangerous man, her mother had not choice but to do what she did, I have nothing but admiration for her, her husband and all their family that helped them. I hope they are all living safe, happy and peaceful lives now. x
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4.0 out of 5 stars Fair 20 Mar 2014
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Didn't finished this book seamed to be no point in all that was stated so didn't finish to much likeness to similar books
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5.0 out of 5 stars Ann Robinson 14 Mar 2014
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I enjoyed reading this book very much I would highly recommend it to the public and I can't wait to read the next one
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5.0 out of 5 stars A must read book.
This book is just so powerful, it has had me crying and smiling throughout. This little family have been to hell and back. Read more
Published 1 month ago by rona payne
5.0 out of 5 stars A truly riveting read
What this family endured is beyond me and how the authorities could let the abuse of a child go unpunished is unbelievable.
Published 1 month ago by Dragon fly
4.0 out of 5 stars Kidnapping My Daughter - Recommended Read
Every mother's greatest fear. A courageous and brave woman who did the right thing to protect her child. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Margarita Sollet
5.0 out of 5 stars So sad
Was so sad reading Rachel's story how awful to have to go on the run to protect a child, we teach children not to talk to strangers but in this case the child needed protecting... Read more
Published 1 month ago by kirsty samantha stone
4.0 out of 5 stars Kidnapping my daughter
From the moment I started to read this I could not put it down. The heartache the author must have gone through in proscribed daughter brought tears to my eyes.
Published 1 month ago by Rob 1
5.0 out of 5 stars kidnapping my daughter
what a heartbreaking book to read. what lengths did this brilliant mother have to go through to protect her daughter when the authorities should have stepped in to protect that... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Lisa Chambers
5.0 out of 5 stars amazing
Seriously outstanding sad happy I was in tears a book you can not put down how they came through all that is beyond me
Published 1 month ago by michelle
5.0 out of 5 stars a must read
What a very sad but true story written well and really enjoyed can't wait for the second book really hits home..
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