All posts tagged: Intimate partner violence

Susan Murphy Milano: Gone But NEVER Forgotten

The world lost a shining star, but heaven gained her. Photos by Monica Caison FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Susan Murphy Milano, National Advocate, Dies of Cancer Nationally recognized for her work with victims of abuse   Myrtle Beach, SC………On Sunday morning, October 28, 2012,  Susan Murphy Milano, one of the nation’s leading pioneer advocates for victims of intimate partner violence, lost her battle with the ultimate abuser, cancer, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Susan left this earth from the home of her close friend, caretaker, and business partner of several years.  She was 52. Throughout her 20 year career Murphy Milano was well known as an outspoken, fiery activist who took on the role of protector of the abused, often using distinctive methods for insuring safety from their abusers. Susan Murphy Milano began her one woman crusade in 1989 after the death of her beloved mother at the hands of her police detective father. Growing up in a household which held many secrets, she vowed that the world would look differently at battered women and provide …

Susan Murphy Milano,Ice Cube Press,ImaginePublicity

“A-LIST” Virtual Book Tour for HOLDING MY HAND THROUGH HELL by Susan Murphy Milano

Holding My Hand Through Hell by Susan Murphy Milano Paperback: 286 pages Publisher: Ice Cube Press ISBN#: 978-1888160673 Foreword by Diane Fanning, Award winning true crime author of Mommy’s Little Girl This poignant well-written book tells the story of a police officer’s family and a daughter’s quest for justice long after the heart-wrenching murder of her mother. Susan Murphy Milano embraces a legacy of unconditional love and faith to triumph over a life plagued with unspeakable abuse and pain. Based on a true story, told with the flow of a novel, spiced with frank wisdom and wit, Holding My Hand Through Hell encourages the reader to immerse themselves into this family s life and is an inspiration to become an advocate for change in this world we all share. Holding My Hand Through Hell will incite discussion, debate, and heightened awareness about hope, survival, abuse, murder, and its impact on our society. In the end, it will leave readers both applauding this woman as well as wondering how she escaped, sometimes at the eleventh hour. Twenty years later, …

Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice,Shattered Lives,ImaginePublicity

Shattered Lives: Holding My Hand Through Hell

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE or podcast:  CLICK HERE Well known for her hands-on work with victims of violence, and through her previous books, HOLDING MY HAND THROUGH HELL is based on the true story of Susan Murphy Milano’s life, written with the flow of a novel, in a style that will incite heightened awareness about hope, survival, abuse, murder, and the ripple effect of family violence on society. Released on October 4, 2012, Holding My Hand Through Hell was not an easy book to write, let alone live through the chaos in the life of the author, Susan Murphy-Milano.  Although she survived the homicide/suicide of her mother and father, she made the decision not to be another “victim” a word she hates, and a state of mind she never allowed herself to fall prey to. Murphy-Milano’s life story is riveting, and readers will wonder how …

Susan Murphy Milano,Ice Cube Press,ImaginePublicity

HOLDING MY HAND THROUGH HELL Officially Launching at Heartland Fall Forum

Well known for her hands-on work with victims of violence, and through her previous books, HOLDING MY HAND THROUGH HELL is based on the true story of Susan Murphy Milano’s life, written with the flow of a novel, in a style that will incite heightened awareness about hope, survival, abuse, murder, and the ripple effect of family violence on society. The official publisher’s launch of Holding My Hand Through Hell will be held at the Heartland Fall Forum, a trade show, conference, and celebration of independent bookselling hosted by the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association and the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association. Ice Cube Press’ Steve Semken, publisher of Holding My Hand Through Hell, and one of author Susan Murphy Milano’s dear friends and fellow author, Jillian Maas Backman, will hold the official launch party on the airwaves, Thursday, October 4,  with a live broadcast on her popular internet radio show, Change Already!   To listen to the LIVE broadcast CLICK HERE Due to her battle with cancer, Susan is unable to personally participate in the launch, but is on …

The Roth Show: Pastor Neil Schori: the Peterson Verdict and Document the Abuse

   Listen LIVE: http://therothshow.com Join Dr. Laurie Roth and Susan Murphy Milano each Wednesday BROADCASTING AT A NEW TIME!  8-9 Pacific, 11-12am Eastern Neil Schori, Pastor of Naperville Christian Church will be talking to Dr. Laurie Roth about the Drew Peterson guilty verdict and what it means to victims of abuse all around the country. His testimony about a conversation with Stacy Peterson, Peterson’s 4th wife who has been missing since October, 2007, was one of the pivotal pieces of evidence presented at trial and subsequently brought the jury to bring back a verdict of guilty in the murder of third wife, Kathleen Savio. Schori will tell listeners what it’s been like for the last five years while waiting for Drew Peterson to be charged and brought to trial, and his work since then with many victims of intimate partner violence from his role in the church. In 2008 Neil Schori and Susan Murphy-Milano met in Naperville Christian Church, the church attended by Stacy Peterson before she went missing. At that meeting a unique new tool was created for victims of abuse, …