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The Violent Stepfather 2: A True Story Of Child Abuse [Kindle Edition]

Scott B Salvatore
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Book Description

"There was nothing I could do."

A gripping true story about the twelve year old brother who is violently battered, bloodied and bruised by his heartless stepfather.

He witnessed violence, cruelty and neglect on a daily basis. He wanted to fight back, protect his younger brother and defend his mother. All goes horribly wrong when he attempts to confront his violent stepfather and the full horror is unleashed.

From the older brother's perspective comes the story of the violent stepfather 2 shedding light on horrific events that went on behind closed doors and a seemingly normal house. How despair, regret and fear become one.

A shocking true story.

“Unbelievable that this man is actually roaming freely, another amazing read with an interesting twist to be able to see the story unfold from the brother’s perspective. As a writer and mother, I felt every emotion coursing through me as I wiped away my tears reading this harrowing true story” Joan Johns (Author)

WARNING: This book is based upon a true story of child abuse, and as such contains passages that some readers may find disturbing.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1938 KB
  • Print Length: 43 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Scott B Salvatore (20 Feb. 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #53,860 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Scott B Salvatore is a British Author born and raised in a small town in Norfolk.

At 21 years of age, he is a survivor of child abuse and being bullied in school he is passionate about reaching out to others who have suffered and in doing so, showing how lives can be turned round and even the worst of situations can be overcome.

After all the abuse, bullying in school and the tragic end to the life of his brother, he has never given up and never let the worst get him down.

"Everything life throws at you can only make you stronger."

"Expression in writing is my way of overcoming sadness, depression, helplessness and anger. If I can reach out through these stories to those who are, at this moment, suffering I will have achieved my aim."

Scott B Salvatore.

Customer Reviews

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition
this book is as heartbreaking to read as the first book. a range of emotions again.sadness, disbelief, anger and rage that an adult would ever treat children in this disgusting manner. a briliant account of a sad and abusive childhood by the brother of scott. a must read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars HEART-BREAKING & FIVE STARS 20 April 2014
By roberta
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This story was equally as good as the first, the horrific abuse continued in this chilling story based on the older brother's perspective, the daily violence from the stepfather was cruel, heart-breaking and emotional. In particular the way he had made the family live in such fear was unbelievable.

I found that this story made me so angry, the writing allowed me to feel every punch and every kick that the children suffered. He truly was a vile man and I commend Scott B Salvatore for overcoming his past and enlightening us upon the life his family had. I look forward to further stories from Salvatore. Highly recommend, five stars, brilliant.
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5.0 out of 5 stars left me speechless, 28 Feb. 2014
By Zoe
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This story is brilliant left me speechless how can a twisted mind of a stepfather can do such horrific things to what he calls family, but at least through the strengths of the mum and 2 boys, who end up safe and happy, it has left me speechless. Strongly recommend
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5.0 out of 5 stars Such a sad story. 26 Feb. 2014
By joy
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Such a sad and brilliant book. Unimaginable that such abuse and violence happened for so long. I enjoyed both the first and this second Violent Stepfather story. I could hardly see to read by the end of the story, as I was crying so much. I felt the pain, violence, and raw emotion the author had portrayed. Can't wait for more stories from Scott B Salvatore.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars 15 July 2014
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it was ok
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5.0 out of 5 stars Book 2 2 July 2014
By Lynne
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A brave young man to try and stand up to his stepfather. So so sad that this kind of life actually does go on not just for this family but for hundreds. Shocking.
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5.0 out of 5 stars excellent 10 Jun. 2014
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Great book, loved the first one, ready for the third one now, will start reading it tomorrow after work .
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another moving installment 20 Mar. 2014
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The second installment of 'The Violent Stepfather' story is just as moving as the first.

Written from the perspective of the older brother, we learn of additional cruelty suffered by the family through another's eyes.

Salvatore continues to bring awareness of child abuse to the world. I look forward to reading more by him.
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