The Second Trial by Rosemarie Boll

The Second Trial

byRosemarie Boll

Paperback | April 1, 2010

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What do you do when your father becomes the enemy of your family?

Danny McMillan never knew that his father was abusing his mother,until a night of violence that shattered his family forever. Watchingin the courtroom as his father is sentenced, Danny struggles withdivided loyalties – to his mother on one side and to his father whom hewants to forgive on the other.

After one trial is over, anotherbegins for Danny. Social services and the police convince Danny’s motherthat they must go into a victim protection program. Danny is asked toleave everything behind – his home, his friends, and the love andsupport of his grandparents. In a new city and attending a new school,Danny is even given a new name – David Mayer. But who is David? He issomeone that Danny does not want to be, living a life he cannot accept.As David, he is pushing boundaries he never would have pushed.

About The Author

Rosemarie Boll has been practicing family law for over 20 years. She has written extensively on the legal system and how it affects families. She is committed to educating the public about the complex network of laws which govern our everyday lives, and explaining what the justice system can and cannot do. She currently practices with ...

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Title:The Second TrialFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.26 × 5.5 × 0.76 inPublished:April 1, 2010Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1897187726

ISBN - 13:9781897187722

Appropriate for ages: 13

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This first-time author provides a thoughtful account of life amid the world of domestic abuse, where children can feel confused when adults are not who they pretend to be. Sadly, this topic affects too many families, so it’s timely and helpful to have this insightful literature for assignments and general interest in both public and school libraries.