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Out of Darkness
  • Author : Ashley Hope Pérez
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Lab ®
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN : 9781467776783
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  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • A 2016 Michael L. Printz Honoree "This is East Texas, and there's lines. Lines you cross, lines you don't cross. That clear?" New London, Texas. 1937. Naomi Vargas and Wash Fuller know about the lines in East Texas as well as anyone. They know the signs that mark them. They know the people who enforce them. But sometimes the attraction between two people is so powerful it breaks through even the most entrenched color lines. And the consequences can be explosive. Ashley Hope Pérez takes the facts of the 1937 New London school explosion—the worst school disaster in American history—as a backdrop for a riveting novel about segregation, love, family, and the forces that destroy people.

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    Out Of The Darkness
  • Author : Kelly Smith
  • Publisher : Sunny Day Publishing, LLC
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN : 1948613123
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • After enduring an abusive, toxic relationship, what do you do when you leave? You heal. In Out of the Darkness, the follow up to Kelly's first book Signs in the Rearview Mirror, Leaving a Toxic Relationship Behind, Kelly takes you on her journey of her healing process recovering from her own past abusive tendencies and her previous toxic relationship. Dating soon follows and so do the bad and unhealthy dates. A life-changing trip to Europe with a friend shows Kelly what she's truly looking for in a healthy relationship. With eyes wide open, Kelly meets Cruz. They click right away and as they move forward together, Kelly guides you throughout her firsts in her new healthy relationship after healing from a toxic relationship. What does a healthy relationship look like after abuse? Find out in Out of the Darkness.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Steve Taylor
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN : 9781848502543
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • In Out of the Darkness, bestselling author Steve Taylor tells the stories of more than 30 people who have undergone permanent spiritual awakening after intense trauma and turmoil in their lives. Read about the young woman who was reborn after suffering terrible injuries in the 7/7 bombings in London, the man who found enlightenment after becoming paralysed in a fall, the man who underwent transformation after attempting suicide, and the recovering alcoholic who shifted to a permanent state of enlightenment after hitting 'rock bottom' and losing everything.Steve has also interviewed several spiritual teachers whose awakening occurred after intense psychological turmoil, including Eckhart Tolle. In addition to telling these people's stories, Out of the Darkness explains why turmoil has this transformational effect and illustrates the almost infinite capacity of human beings to overcome suffering. It shows how close - and how natural - spiritual awakening is to all of us.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Stephanie Mossi
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1098041054
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Anxiety. Depression. Fear. Panic attacks. These are the crippling mental health conditions that left Stephanie Mossi trapped in the darkness, hopeless and defeated. When Stephanie was five years old, her father was involved in a near-fatal incident that left her shaken--and while her father's physical scars healed, Stephanie's mental scars never faded. Over the course of the next twenty-three years, Stephanie struggled to live her life as close to "normal" as she could, meaning she often hid the anxiety and depression that threatened to overtake her until she found herself at rock bottom, overcome by out-of-control mental health conditions. Overwhelmed by the person she was becoming, it wasn't until Stephanie accepted the fact that the anxiety and depression she had been struggling with were true diseases requiring treatment, that she could begin navigating her way out of the darkness. Walk with Stephanie through her lifelong journey of living through mental health diseases as her faith is tested and she desperately searches to get relief of her symptoms. Get a firsthand view of the thought processes and symptoms that can accompany mental health diseases.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Glenda Kaufman Kantor
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Pages : 345
  • ISBN : 9780761907763
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • This collection, based on papers from the 4th International Family Violence Research Conference, call for a collaborative approach to the study of family violence and examine theory, methodology, assessment, interventions and ethical concerns related to both child and wife abuse.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Tina Nash
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781471114670
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • It was the case that shocked the nation. On the evening of 20 April 2011, Tina Nash's life changed forever. After suffering months of beatings and domestic abuse at the hands of boyfriend Shane Jenkin, she was subjected to a barbaric and prolonged attack during which Jenkin beat her unconscious and gouged out both her eyes. When he was jailed in May 2012, people struggled to comprehend the scale of the violence endured by this attractive mother of two at her home in Cornwall. In Out of the Darkness, Tina tells her full story - of what life with a violent partner is really like and how she survived 12 hours of sustained and unimaginable violence in her own home. Learning to adjust to life without her sight, Tina speaks bravely about how her children have given her the courage to keep going, and how - step by careful step - she is learning to live again. With statistics on domestic violence rising, Tina's incredible memoir of survival makes for essential reading.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Heather Graham
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN : 9781488033070
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • “Graham is the queen of romantic suspense.” —RT Book Reviews A love rekindled…or a deadly reunion? Even after a decade, Sarah Hampton is haunted by the night that nearly ended in a bloody massacre and destroyed her high school romance with handsome Tyler Grant. Now the horror has returned. It’s a reckoning from the events of that terrifying night—and a love they never let go. Only this time Tyler must protect Sarah from the killer hiding in the darkness…or lose her forever. Don’t miss other heart-racing stories from The Finnegan Connection mini-series! Law and Disorder Shadows in the Night

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Marion Crook
  • Publisher : arsenal pulp press
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9781551523132
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • Teen suicide has long been considered one of society’s darkest secrets; the idea of troubled young people driven to take their own lives was a tragedy too horrible to contemplate, let alone talk about openly. But the fact remains that teen suicide is an issue that refuses to go away so long as young people in crisis have nowhere to turn. But now, in this age of frank discussions about bullying, peer pressure, and issues of "difference," there is a growing sense that teen suicide is no longer a taboo subject, and that talking about it can help us to identify and acknowledge the kind of problems that lead teens to make such drastic and tragic decisions. Based on interviews with teen suicide survivors, -parents, and professionals, Marion Crook sensitively explores all aspects of teen suicide, in particular the -reasons why certain young people are driven to it. The motives are far-ranging, but central to all is a sense of desperation. Despite their dire circumstances, however, many found a way out of the darkness and into adult lives of meaning and worth. Marion Crook also examines the history of teen suicide in Western and other cultures, as well as what roles parents and schools can play in suicide prevention, and coping strategies for teens in crisis. Out of the Darkness is a book for both teens and adults that breaks the silence surrounding teen suicide, offering hope for those who think there is none. Marion Crook has spent the last fifteen years actively researching the difficulties teens face, relying on the expertise of the teens themselves. This is her twenty-third published book. She teaches at the university in Surrey, B.C. while continuing to research and write.

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    The Suicide Solution
  • Author : Daniel Emina,Rick Lawrence
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781684512058
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  • Genre : Religion
  • This is a book for people who are struggling to find their way out of a cave of anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts—and for anyone who cares for someone who’s been lost in that cave. Suicide is now the leading cause of death among young adults 18-34, and the fourth-leading cause of death among the middle-aged. Just as a computer’s hardware determines its foundational capabilities and its software determines how it interfaces with the world, humans’ hardware is tied to our biology and our software dictates how we relate to others and ourselves. Together, these parts of our identity determine our functionality, limitations, and possibilities. We become the story we have decided to live inside. When Jesus said, “I have come to set captives free,” He meant that He came to “de-bug” our programming. Jesus invites us to partner with Him to bring to the surface and then move past our debilitating bugs. This book is a conversation between a minister and a psychiatrist. Informed by the clinical realities of anxiety, depression, and suicide, the authors draw from the transformational relational strategies of Jesus to chart a path into life and freedom.

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    Depression - Out of the Darkness and Into the Light
  • Author : W. Daniel Hale
  • Publisher : Gatekeeper Press
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN : 9781642374711
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  • Genre : Psychology
  • The need for churches and other faith communities to reach out and care for those suffering with depression has never been greater. Depression is now recognized as one of our most serious public health concerns. Each year more than ten percent of American adults experience a major depressive episode, and more than twenty percent will experience at least one episode over their lifetime. Furthermore, we know that depression is the major risk factor for suicide, now the second leading cause of death in the 10 – 34 year old age group and the fourth leading cause of death among adults ages 35 – 54. We also know that depression is a significant risk factor for substance abuse, another of our most serious health concerns. While we might want to believe that our religious faith can protect us from depression and suicide, we know that’s not true. We have heard too many stories of religious leaders and members of deeply religious families who have suffered from depression and taken their own lives. We need to recognize that no group is exempt from this terrible illness. Depression is found among the young and old, the religious and nonreligious, and all ethnic and racial groups. In Depression - Out of the Darkness and Into the Light, Dan Hale, a psychologist and national leader in health ministries, draws on his own his own struggles with depression, his work as a psychotherapist, and his experiences as a father who lost a daughter to depression, to offer guidance for individuals and families impacted by depression and for congregations that recognize the importance of ministering to those suffering from this terrible illness.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Peter Allen David,J. Michael Straczynski
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN : 0345427203
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Centauri Prime declares war on the Interstellar Alliance in Book Three of the epic trilogy that continues Babylon 5's brilliant legacy . . . Blind to the fact that he is a pawn in the Drakh's deadly strategy, Centauri prime minister Durla launches an overwhelming blitzkrieg, sending Centauri warships to devastate other races' homeworlds and pave the way for total conquest. Yet Durla is forced to fight a war on two fronts. Even as he mobilizes the massive space fleet for its glorious attack, resistance leader Vir Cotto works feverishly to counter the Drakh's evil influence on Centauri Prime. Emperor Londo Mollari possesses the key that can reveal the presence of the Drakh, but to do so would spell disaster, so he is forced to remain silent. But when the Drakh bring another pawn into play--David Sheridan, son of Alliance president John Sheridan--the time for silence may be past. If Vir and the Resistance are to prevail, it will be only through action, and with help from very strange allies . . .

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Sue Adair
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Pages : 371
  • ISBN : 9781525593123
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Trust the wrong person and everything can fall apart. Cassandra’s ready for a fresh start. After leaving an abusive relationship, she lands her dream job as a caregiver for a spunky elderly lady named Agnes. The job is halfway across the continent, but that’s not a problem for Cass as she builds her new life... until tragedy strikes. As she’s returning from an emergency visit home, her car breaks down and the cop she trusts to help her isn’t who he seems at all. The next thing she knows, Cass finds herself chained to a bed. Against a twisted predator, she must tap into her deepest reserves of strength and resilience to get through the ordeal. A family of bikers become unlikely allies as she seeks to survive, heal, and find justice... and maybe even fall in love. Out of the Darkness is the first of a two-book series; read more of Cassandra’s story in the second book, Mended Hearts.

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    Out of the Darkness Into Light
  • Author : Kerri Gardner
  • Publisher : Spider Books Publishing
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 1942728190
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  • Genre : Books
  • Fighting seven years of crippling depression in a chaotic dysfunctional family, Kerri can't imagine living another day without hope. She decides to end it all by killing herself.After her failed suicide attempt, she is imprisoned for a month in a terrifying Mental Health Hospital. When she is released, her life changes. Now, she has to follow 5 rules or she will be imprisoned once again. Kerri's loneliness increases in a community who all know what she has done. After all, who wants to talk to a freak? In order to unite the family once again, her parents take her to sunny Florida for an amazing Disney World experience. Whilst there, she meets Trevor, the boy of her dreams, only to discover that he lives an ocean apart from her. They quickly fall in love and a long distance friendship begins. In a time when email and texting does not exist can Kerri and Trevor keep their relationship going? Can Kerri re-build her life and get back to a new normal? Out of the Darkness Into the Light is Kerri's shocking, heartbreaking and sometimes funny true story of self-discovery, acceptance, strength and the most unbelievable love story that will leave no reader unmoved.

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    Out Here in the Darkness
  • Author : Abra Stevens
  • Publisher : Lnj Publishing
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN : 154396575X
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  • Genre : Books
  • OUT HERE IN THE DARKNESS is a never before told true crime story of unimaginable horror and a killer's 33-year search for redemption. In 1985, a group of Houston teenagers torture and murder one of their companions; the next month, two more acts of violence occur. Now, over thirty years later, plunge into the shocking details, investigations, and transcripts as you journey through the crimes, the pursuit, and the trials. With a rare in-depth glimpse inside the mind of a teen turned killer, you may find explanations for questions we all ask in the face of such horrors: Why? What becomes of us now?

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    Out of Darkness
  • Author : Ashley Hope Pérez
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Lab& 8482
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN : 9781467742023
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • The novel chronicles a love affair between a teenage Mexican American girl and a teenage African-American boy in 1930's New London, Texas, occuring right up to the 1937 New London School explosion.

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    The Darkness Outside Us
  • Author : Eliot Schrefer
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780062888259
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • They Both Die at the End meets The Loneliest Girl in the Universe in this mind-bending sci-fi mystery and tender love story about two boys aboard a spaceship sent on a rescue mission, from two-time National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer. Stonewall Honor Award winner! Two boys, alone in space. Sworn enemies sent on the same rescue mission. Ambrose wakes up on the Coordinated Endeavor with no memory of a launch. There’s more that doesn’t add up: evidence indicates strangers have been on board, the ship’s operating system is voiced by his mother, and his handsome, brooding shipmate has barricaded himself away. But nothing will stop Ambrose from making his mission succeed—not when he’s rescuing his own sister. In order to survive the ship’s secrets, Ambrose and Kodiak will need to work together and learn to trust each other . . . especially once they discover what they are truly up against. Love might be the only way to survive. * Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books of the Year * A Booklist Editor's Choice of the Year * A BCCB Blue Ribbon Book of the Year * A YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults & Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults Book of the Year *

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Eric A. Shelman,Stephen Lazoritz
  • Publisher : Dolphin Moon Pub
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN : 0966940016
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  • Genre : History
  • In 1874, an amazing event took place--the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) initiated the rescue of a severely abused child named Mary Ellen Wilson. Her rescue initiated the beginning of true child protection in this country, and eventually, the first child protection agency in America was formed.

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    Cross Rhodes
  • Author : Dustin Rhodes
  • Publisher : Gallery Books
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1439195161
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • A compelling portrait of one of the most famous families in the history of the WWE as told by Dustin Rhodes, the first son of legendary figure Dusty Rhodes and the older brother of emerging star, Cody Rhodes. He first burst onto the scene in the nineties, covered in gold face paint and exhibiting a one-of-a- kind flamboyant style that bewildered his foes and thrilled his fans. Inside the ring, Goldust is as tough as they come, known for using outrageous mind games and taking down his opponents with unparalleled ruthlessness. It’s no surprise, then, that wrestling is in his blood; Goldust is the son of Dusty Rhodes, “The American Dream.” What is it like to be the son of a wrestling icon and follow him into the same profession? In this no-holds-barred account, Dustin Rhodes speaks frankly and openly about his journey. He talks about being a young boy who desperately missed his dad. A young man who only wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and threw aside a football scholarship to eke out a meager existence in regional wrestling. A green wrestler struggling to prove to his peers that his work, not his name, had gotten him to where he was. Rhodes describes how, in the midst of a painful five-year estrangement with his father, he finally made a name for himself as Goldust and then let it all go, tumbling into a descent of self-medication that led him away from a red-hot career as a WWE Superstar and nearly cost him his life. When he finally hit bottom, Rhodes knew where to look for help from the family he always had: his father and World Wrestling Entertainment. When he got clean and sober and was offered the chance to wrestle for WWE, he snapped up the offer. The everyday existence of life on the road, working with and watching the new Superstars— like his brother Cody Rhodes—has reminded Rhodes of why he loves being a wrestler. Cross Rhodes is an intimate portrait of one man’s road to redemption and a unique glimpse into one of the most famous families in WWE.

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    Out of the Darkness: Book 5 of The Light Series
  • Author : Jacqueline Brown
  • Publisher : Light
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN : 0998653365
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • This is the final book in The Light Series. A best-selling series focused on family, friendship, romance and faith in an immediate post-apocalyptic US. This is a fast-paced, clean series appropriate for 13 and up.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Marion Crook
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1458755479
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  • Genre : Large type books
  • Teen suicide has long been considered one of society's darkest secrets; the idea of troubled young people driven to take their own lives was a tragedy too horrible to contemplate, let alone talk about openly. But the fact remains that teen suicide is an issue that refuses to go away so long as young people in crisis have nowhere to turn. But now, in this age of frank discussions about bullying, peer pressure, and issues of ''difference, '' there is a growing sense that teen suicide is no longer a taboo subject, and that talking about it can help us to identify and acknowledge the kind of problems that lead teens to make such drastic and tragic decisions. Based on interviews with teen suicide survivors, -parents, and professionals, Marion Crook sensitively explores all aspects of teen suicide, in particular the -reasons why certain young people are driven to it. The motives are far-ranging, but central to all is a sense of desperation. Despite their dire circumstances, however, many found a way out of the darkness and into adult lives of meaning and worth. Marion Crook also examines the history of teen suicide in Western and other cultures, as well as what roles parents and schools can play in suicide prevention, and coping strategies for teens in crisis. Out of the Darkness is a book for both teens and adults that breaks the silence surrounding teen suicide, offering hope for those who think there is none. Marion Crook has spent the last fifteen years actively researching the difficulties teens face, relying on the expertise of the teens themselves. This is her twenty-third published book. She teaches at the university in Surrey, B.C. while continuing to research and write.

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    Depression - Out of the Darkness and Into the Light
  • Author : W Daniel Hale
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN : 1642375756
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • The need for churches and other faith communities to reach out and care for those suffering with depression has never been greater. Depression is now recognized as one of our most serious public health concerns. Each year more than ten percent of American adults experience a major depressive episode, and more than twenty percent will experience at least one episode over their lifetime. Furthermore, we know that depression is the major risk factor for suicide, now the second leading cause of death in the 10 - 34 year old age group and the fourth leading cause of death among adults ages 35 - 54. We also know that depression is a significant risk factor for substance abuse, another of our most serious health concerns. While we might want to believe that our religious faith can protect us from depression and suicide, we know that's not true. We have heard too many stories of religious leaders and members of deeply religious families who have suffered from depression and taken their own lives. We need to recognize that no group is exempt from this terrible illness. Depression is found among the young and old, the religious and nonreligious, and all ethnic and racial groups. In Depression - Out of the Darkness and Into the Light, Dan Hale, a psychologist and national leader in health ministries, draws on his own his own struggles with depression, his work as a psychotherapist, and his experiences as a father who lost a daughter to depression, to offer guidance for individuals and families impacted by depression and for congregations that recognize the importance of ministering to those suffering from this terrible illness.

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    The Darkness
  • Author : Ragnar Jonasson
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781250171047
  • Reader Reviews : 19
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir. The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. Over a year later Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavík police is forced into early retirement at 64. She dreads the loneliness, and the memories of her dark past that threaten to come back to haunt her. But before she leaves she is given two weeks to solve a single cold case of her choice. She knows which one: the Russian woman whose hope for asylum ended on the dark, cold shore of an unfamiliar country. Soon Hulda discovers that another young woman vanished at the same time, and that no one is telling her the whole story. Even her colleagues in the police seem determined to put the brakes on her investigation. Meanwhile the clock is ticking. Hulda will find the killer, even if it means putting her own life in danger.

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    Stomping Out the Darkness
  • Author : Neil T. Anderson,Dave Park
  • Publisher : Gospel Light Publications
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN : 0830745874
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • The pressure to look like the next cover girl, professional athlete or rock superstar can be intense for young people. Stomping Out the Darkness brings freedom with the reminder that no matter what we see when we look in the mirror, God sees something better. That’s because God doesn’t look at our faults and flaws. He accepts us for who we are right now, and He sees us as the people we can become. Anderson and Park show youth how to break free of all the garbage and negative thoughts that cloud their minds and how to discover the joy of being a child of God. On these pages, young men and women will discover that God has had a plan for their lives from the beginning of time—and, even though something went wrong with that plan, God has put everything back in order through Jesus. All you have to do is believe.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Michelle Bless
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 9781462083428
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • A young girl was abused by her family and ostracized for being associated with Satan, the devil; Out of the Darkness shares her story of redemption. Born in the northeastern United States to parents from the Caribbean, author Michelle Bless was raised in a home of violence and suspicion. Her father regularly beat her mother and siblings but initially spared her because of her perceived association with Satan. Even so, this did not save her from other abuses; she witnessed incidents of violence, incest, and other horrible, unthinkable acts. One hot summer day in 1997, Michelle was introduced to the Lord and denounced Satan, thus beginning the process of giving her life to the Lord. After two years of demonic attacks, she was fully delivered of all strongholds and has never looked back. Today she lives for the Lord. Her firsthand knowledge of how low a life can plummet into the depths of despair enables her to understand and relate to what others are facing as they struggle to find God in their lives. Michelle is on a mission to bring as many lost souls to God as possible by relating her personal life struggles and testimony to anyone who will open their hearts to her story.

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    Overcoming the Darkness
  • Author : Eric Weaver
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 0578755718
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  • Genre : Books
  • Sgt. Eric Weaver (Ret.) lives with mental illness and struggled with the issue of suicide on numerous occasions, including multiple hospitalizations, while serving as a police sergeant, pastor, and training consultant. Now he is a nationally recognized expert, speaker, instructor, and advocate on law enforcement mental health issues, including officer wellness and Crisis Intervention Team training. In Overcoming the Darkness, he gives a raw accounting of his own experiences coupled with knowledge and pragmatic advice gained from 20 years of instructing literally thousands in law enforcement about mental illness, cumulative stress, trauma, substance use, PTSD, and suicide. As he explains: "I wrote this book for my fellow colleagues in all walks of law enforcement, from patrol to corrections, as well as for their loved ones. These are the people who keep our world safe and often pay a high price for fulfilling their duty. We often think of that price in terms of physical loss, but what has been very clear to me over the years is that the price is equally steep, if not even more so, both mentally and emotionally."

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    Out of the Darkness, Or, Diabolism and Destiny
  • Author : John Wesley Grant
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 418
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044021096433
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  • Genre : African Americans
  • Read and download full book Out of the Darkness, Or, Diabolism and Destiny

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    Out of Darkness, Shining Light
  • Author : Petina Gappah
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781982110352
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “Engrossing, beautiful, and deeply imaginative” (Yaa Gyasi, author of Homegoing), this epic novel about the explorer David Livingstone and the extraordinary group of Africans who carry his body across impossible terrain “illuminates the agonies of colonialism and blind loyalty” (O, The Oprah Magazine). “This is how we carried out of Africa the poor broken body of...David Livingstone, so that he could be borne across the sea and buried in his own land.” So begins Petina Gappah’s “searing…poignant” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis) novel of exploration and adventure in 19th-century Africa—the captivating story of the African men and women who carried explorer and missionary Dr. Livingstone’s body, papers, and maps, fifteen hundred miles across the continent of Africa, so his remains could be returned home to England and his work preserved there. Narrated by Halima, the doctor’s sharp-tongued cook, and Jacob Wainwright, his rigidly pious secretary, this is a “powerful novel, beautifully told” (Jesmyn Ward, author of Sing, Unburied, Sing) that encompasses all of the hypocrisy of slavery and colonization—the hypocrisy of humanity—while celebrating resilience, loyalty, and love.

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    Somewhere in the Darkness
  • Author : Walter Dean Myers
  • Publisher : Scholastic
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN : 0439523567
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A teenage boy accompanies his father, who has recently escaped from prison, on a trip that turns out to be a time of often painful discovery for them both.

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    An Echo in the Darkness
  • Author : Francine Rivers
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Pages : 482
  • ISBN : 0842313079
  • Reader Reviews : 60
  • Genre : Fiction
  • This classic series has inspired nearly 2 million readers. Both loyal fans and new readers will want the latest edition of this beloved series. This edition includes a foreword from the publisher, a preface from Francine Rivers and discussion questions suitable for personal and group use. #2 An Echo in the Darkness: Turning away from the opulence of Rome, Marcus is led by a whispering voice from the past into a journey that could set him free from the darkness of his soul.

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    Out of Darkness
  • Author : Stormie Omartian
  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780736950589
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • "I have a burning desire to tell people who are hurting that there is a way out of their pain. There is hope for their lives." Stormie Omartian tells her compelling story of a childhood marred by physical and emotional abuse that eventually led her into the occult, drugs, and tragic relationships. Finding herself overwhelmed by fear and on the verge of suicide, she shares the turning point that changed her life and reveals the healing process that brought freedom and wholeness beyond what she ever imagined. In this poignant drama, there is help and hope for anyone who has been scarred by the past or feels imprisoned by deep emotional needs. It is a glorious story of how God can bring life out of death, life out of darkness.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Dolores Durando
  • Publisher : Bell Bridge Books
  • Pages : 141
  • ISBN : 9781611941890
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the author of Beyond The Bougainvillea Even in the darkest hours he sought the light of love. That he survived was a miracle. That he found happiness, a victory. Meet Marty, a young boy born into a brutal family environment where not even a shred of dignity, hope and kindness can take root. Child protective services were a thing of the future in the 1950's, and so there was little help for Marty or others like him. He endured almost unbelievable cruelty, both from his family and at the California institution where the state placed him. But every dark side has its opposite. Marty is rescued by the love of Joe, an old man who refuses to give up on him. Marty goes to live with Joe's wealthy friend, Benito, who owns a vineyard in the heart of the magical Napa Valley. Benito's large, loving family includes Rosita, a shy girl whose beauty is marred by a cleft palate. Marty is soon absorbed into a wonderful new life; Rosita gives him unconditional love. His transformation is stunning. For more than twenty-five years author Dolores Durando worked in the mental health field, primarily as a Licensed Psychiatric Technician. Out of the Darkness is based on events she witnessed during an era when many large mental institutions were no better than prisons run with a brutal lack of enlightenment or compassion. Today, at 91, she is thankful to see the sweeping reforms in mental health and the positive results of publicity, education and modern technology. In addition to her writing, she is an award-winning sculptor and painter. Her previous title for Bell Bridge Books is Beyond the Bougainvillea, a historical based on the author's experiences working among the diverse men and women who built the great California dams of the early 1900's.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Kate Simonet
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN : 0578281929
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  • Genre : Books
  • As a senior in high school, I had what many would call an "All-American Life." I was varsity captain in three sports, was named the most athletic female in my highschool, an academic honors student, and, in seven short months, I would be on my way to a Division II college to pursue my education and compete on the cross country and track team. My parents are supportive and married. I have a loving sister. I was truly happy and thankful for the life I had and all the hard work I had put in to get me to where I was. Despite this "All-American" background, nothing had prepared me for the downward spiral that led me to two, two-weeklong psychiatric hospitalization stays and a suicide attempt before those seven months were up. I would later be diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and, with time, learn to overcome stigma, and eventually find peace and learn to live a successful and meaningful life. If I had a better understanding of what mental illnesses looked like and had the correct resources and language to ask for help, things would not have been so difficult for my younger self. I believe that if my parents and friends had known more about mental health issues I would not have had to go through what I did. I wish there were more awareness and education of how mental health issues can affect even a successful, driven, loved, and supportive kid. I don't want what happened to me to happen to anyone else. I hope by sharing my story I can bring awareness to mental health and give the reader a sense of hope. If people do not share their experiences, how do we learn from one another and help each other along the way?

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    Out of the Darkness: Coping with and Recovering from the Death of a Child
  • Author : Kimberly Amato
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN : 1505441315
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  • Genre : Books
  • There is no greater loss than that of a child. It does not matter how old the child was or the circumstances of their death, a parent's grief feels unbearable. Every year, in the US alone, 44,226 parents lose a child under the age of 19. Worldwide, it's a staggering 6.3 million newly bereaved parents every year. Those numbers do not include parents who lose adult children, whose pain is no different than those who lose young children. These parents are all thrown into a world they never expected to be in and certainly don't want to be a part of. Yet they have no choice. No frame of reference. No idea how to navigate the storm. They are deeply in pain and often feel very alone and lost in their experience. Just as a lighthouse is a beacon, shedding light and guiding ships through the darkness, so is this book. It is a guide, a companion, a source of help and hope, to assist you and them in the most difficult journey of their life. This book is your lighthouse. It is for the parents who have had to say goodbye to their children, those who love them and support them, and those who work with them in a professional capacity. It is a source of truth, support, experience, explanation, validation, reassurance, and hope that they can and will get through their grief, this most difficult of experiences, without ever forgetting about their child or the love they shared. Whether you are a bereaved parent, family member, or, perhaps a friend, co-worker or professional who works with the bereaved, this book was written for you... a source of information, support, resources, and strategies for coping and healing after the death of a child. Wherever you are in your grief journey, you will find valuable information in these pages. It is a guide to help you find your way out of the darkness and into a place of color and light again, where you will weave your child's memory into the fabric of your life and hold them in your heart forever.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Allison O’Reilly
  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781480804821
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • In an instant, forty-nine-year-old Allison O’Reilly went from being an active woman engaged in her family, the challenges of daily life, and a career as director of marketing for a Fortune 100 company to a life struggle to regain her independence. In Out of the Darkness, she shares her personal story of experiencing a brain stem stroke that left her in a locked-in syndrome. Her memoir chronicles the events of her massive stroke, as well as her will and determination to fight for her life and independence. She narrates the story of her miraculous recovery in the face of enormous odds, the task of relearning everything, the overwhelming challenges, and the lessons she learned about herself when faced with adversity. A narrative of healing and of love and hope, Out of the Darkness shares the realities of O’Reilly’s experiences, acknowledging that every stroke and every recovery is different. In this story, she strives to provide a non-clinical voice for all stroke survivors.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Stephanie Mossi
  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781639615827
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Have you ever found yourself in the depths of darkness, despair, depression, or anxiety, wishing for a way out? Have you tried to handle these situations on your own, only to find yourself right back in the midst of those struggles? Have you ever thought, "If I just knew what to do, I could overcome this?" Look no further. Following her debut memoir Out of the Darkness, Stephanie Mossi presents a self-help guided journal to help others find their way out of the darkness of their mental health struggles. Take a thirty-one-day journey with Stephanie as she guides you through steps that she took to build coping mechanisms and learn to overcome mental health struggles.

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    Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Clyde W. Tombaugh,Patrick Moore
  • Publisher : Stackpole Books
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN : 9780811766647
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  • Genre : Science
  • An adventure in scientific discovery Pluto, the farthermost planet in the solar system, some 3,673 million mites from the Sun, was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh at the Lowell Observatory in 1930. The fiftieth anniversary of Pluto's discovery will be celebrated in 1980 and OUT OF THE DARKNESS: THE PLANET PLUTO tells the exciting scientific story of the twenty-five year search for a planet X beyond Neptune, and its discovery-the only planet found in the twentieth century. The planets Mercury, Venus. Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn were all known since antiquity. Then Sir William Herschel discovered Uranus in 1781, and 65 years later, in 1846, Johann Calle and Urbain le Verner discovered Neptune. Variations in orbital perturbations of the planets and theoretical astronomy were responsible for predicting and discovering the three outermost planets (Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto) and so Pluto's story is also, to some extent, the story of its planetary neighbors. What kind of world is Pluto? Much is still a mystery (its exact size, for instance), but there are some facts. It takes 247.7 years for Pluto to revolve around the sun. From Pluto's surface, the Sun appears as a star-like point; giving only on-one-hundredth the light Earth receives, although it is still brighter than a full Moon. There is strong evidence to suggest that Pluto is an escaped satellite of Neptune, a sister moon of Triton that wandered off to become the farthermost planet revolving around the Sun. And the recent discovery of Pluto’s moon, Charon, and the speculation on a tenth planet beyond Pluto add to the mystery that still prevails 50 years after coauthor Clyde Tombaugh exclaimed “That’s it!” when he saw the change of position of a faint object on the photographic plates after examining millions of star images. That evening, the only man alive to discover a planet, went to the movies and saw Gary Cooper in The Virginian. The night sky was cloudy when he came out of the theatre, but his mind’s eye still saw the faint image of Pluto.

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    In and Out of the Darkness
  • Author : Kathleen Koch
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Pages : 62
  • ISBN : 9781645304036
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  • Genre : Poetry
  • In and Out of the Darkness By: Kathleen Koch Kathleen Koch’s collection, In and Out of the Darkness, shares poems ranging from the author’s teenage years through adulthood. Her words touch upon concepts of depression, addiction, love, friendship, and family. Koch illustrates the depths of darkness, but also highlights that though we are in the darkness at times, we can find our way into a positive light, as the author herself has done. An inspirational collection, In and Out of the Darkness inspires readers to always believe in themselves and the special power within them. These poems will have a unique meaning to different people, in each their own special way.