New Book "MANipulated into Fear" Discovers the Patterns of Abuse

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Marvela Daway's biographical novel exposing the bruising details of spousal abuse

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This book is for anyone in a relationship in which fear is used to dictate a partner.

With one in four women having experienced domestic violence in her life, the topiic of abusive men using violence for self-gain and power has become more prevalent in American culture.

Aiming to educate women around the US, MANipulated Into Fear, follows a biographical story that covers the bruising details of domestic abuse.

This narrative illustrates Marvela Dawnay, a successful executive with a dark secret. Revealing Dawnay’s three divorces in 13 years from her physically and emotional abusive husband, Rolf, this book reveals the patterns of fear and manipulation that rule abusive relationships. Depicting these signs of coveting power, MANipulated Into Fear portrays how Rolf acted like a changed man in order to control Marvela back into a violent marriage to benefit his self.

“This book is for anyone in a relationship in which fear is used to dictate a partner,” says Dawnay. “I want to inspire others to have the courage to leave any abusive relationship, for good!”

MANipulated Into Fear: there is always a pattern
By Marvela Dawnay
ISBN: 978-1-4772-9884-8
Pages: 300
Price: (SC) $19.95 (HC) $28.99
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About the author
This is not an autobiography, but a biography in which the main character’s name is changed to protect her identity, but the story that is shared by the author is solely Marvela’s. Interviews are available with the biographer.

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