about the book
Victim to Victor: Breaking Free from Intimate Partner Violence into a life of Healing, Joy & Strength
Date Published: August 9th, 2019
Author Location: USA
Book Genre: Memoir
In this intimate review of the seasons of her life, the author, a Jamaican woman who migrated to the United States of America, speaks about her experience with IPV and how she found her strength in the adversity of being abused by a police officer.
In Victim to Victor: Breaking Free from Intimate Partner Violence into a life of Healing, Joy & Strength. You will find:
- Myths and truths
- Red flags, signs of abuse and types of abuse
- Coping Mechanisms
- Barriers to exiting IPV
- Strategies to break and stay free
Victim to Victor equips readers with strategies to defeat barriers to exiting IPV.
Victim to Victor equips victims with the tools needed to live a life of healing, joy and strength.
Victim to Victor teaches readers how to find their strength in the adversity of being abused.
Read this book and unlock the benefits of living a victorious life today! Even if you have not been affected by abuse directly or indirectly.
Incidents are not detailed so as to prevent readers from being triggered and or re-traumatized. The tone of the book is healing from hurt, not reliving hurt.
about the AUTHOR: Samantha Taylor
Samantha Taylor grew up in a small rural community in the beautiful island of Jamaica. She attended the University of the West Indies, Mona where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. At 22, she immigrated to the United States – to New York City. Experiencing life in a new country, and growing as a person, challenged Samantha. These challenges allowed her to build her skills and speak publicly about Domestic Violence, motivating others who may have similar struggles and triumphs. Inspired by personal experience, Victim to Victor: Breaking Free from Intimate Partner Violence into a life of Healing, Joy, and Strength, is her debut book.
God is Samantha’s strength. Dedication to devotion and prayer is an integral part of her life. Her thoughtful insight and unwavering strength come from her ability to know Jesus and trust in his guidance. To know each person as an individual with their own set of strengths and weaknesses without judgment is a testament to Samantha’s character and abilities.
Samantha was featured in several short films for Domestic Violence Agencies in New York City, in which she spoke about her life from a victim of abuse to a survivor, building up other women and men in confidence and love, and having expert knowledge in the healing process and actions one must take to begin a journey of self-discovery, self-empowerment and breaking free from Intimate Partner Violence. The NYC Mayors Office to Combat Domestic Violence and the Center for Court Innovation have enlisted Samantha’s proficiency in contributing to strategies to end gender-based violence.