Child Sexual Abuse Victim and Attorney, Shari Karney, Shares Story of How to Heal & Fight Back in New Book "Prey No Longer"

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A Guide for Survivors Who Want to be "Prey No Longer"

Step-by-Step Action Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse


Imagine if each of us filled a journal with our memories and then we bound them all together in a book.

“Prey No Longer” is the title of the new book by Shari Karney, Esq., and the contents tell the reader how to be “prey no longer” from sexual abusers. Melissa Gilbert, currently on this season's Dancing with the Stars, played Shari Karney in the TV Movie, Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story, says, "Shari shows readers, step-by-step, how to escape from the grip of a sexual predator and how to seek justice and recovery from this devastating crime of sexual abuse.The book also provides valuable information for relatives or friends who know sexual abuse survivors and want to help."

"What I loved about Prey No Longer, is that it is so useful and well-written, it has a state-by-state easy to understand guide for survivors of sexual abuse giving victims and those who care about victims, the time period that a survivor has to file a lawsuit against their abuser, an attorney listing, and resource guide," says Seth Weiner, ESQ. Loyola Law School, Assistant Professor, Restorative Justice.

"In today's world sexual abuse is one of the great hidden crimes of our times. Innocent victims live in guilt and fear with no idea of how to cope or seek justice. It affects one-in-three girls and one-in-five boys," says transpersonal hypnotherapist and trauma specialist, Leonard Ludovico.

However there is hope, and that's why Shari Karney, a sexual abuse survivor herself and noted California lawyer helped change the laws to protect the innocent victims and punish the guilty who have committed sexual crimes in California.

Shari Karney’s own experience as a sexual abuse survivor, her recovery, and how she overcame adversity to become a successful lawyer and legal champion who helped change the laws so that sexual abuse survivors have rights, has been documented as an NBC Television movie, featured on Lifetime and on the Biography Channel and an interview on the Oprah Winfrey show.

Her book is based on her personal life experience and gives the full power and knowledge of the law to anyone is who is a sexual survivor or wants to help someone who is. She writes from experience and knowledge. And for the sexual abuse survivor knowledge is power. There is a solution and this book provides real world answers to those who need them most, the innocent survivors of rape, incest, and other sexual crimes.

This easy to read book combines practical legal and personal steps to help people live a guilt-free full life by clearly explaining how to get the legal system working for the sexual abuse survivor. This book will help sexual abuse survivors escape the endless cycle of guilt and self-hatred that sexual abuse brings to the innocent victims of these terrible crimes which are largely inflicted in secret on children.

The book is launching April 24, 2012 and is available as an EBook through Apple iBooks, Kindle or Barnes and Noble. Paperback editions are available through

This book will help sexual abuse survivors escape the endless cycle of guilt and emotional suffering that sexual abuse brings to the innocent victims of these terrible crimes which are largely inflicted in secret on men, women and children.

Here is what's being said about "Prey No Longer":
"This book changed my life and helped me to find the courage and the will to overcome my childhood sexual abuse and take action. I’m prey no more!" - Mary Stewart, Sexual Abuse Survivor, Paris, France.

"This book gives any sexual abuse survivor a way out in a clear and concise manner. Anyone who needs help dealing with childhood sexual abuse, no matter how many years later, will be fortunate to find this book." - Roger Flynn Chief Prosecutor Sex Crimes Unit, Los Angeles

"This book saved my life. I was trying to escape from my brother who was a sexual predator and I didn’t know what to do or where to turn. This book had so many resources. I was able to find an attorney and a male survivors support group. Thank you Prey No Longer!” Name Withheld, Los Angeles, California.

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Shari Karney is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and attorney who changed the law in California and seeded change across the nation so survivors now have rights. She’s the subject of a TV Movie, Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story. Shari has been on Oprah, ABC Primetime, and subject on Biography Channel, Twisted Fate.

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