Marian Betancourt

"Possibly the single best resource..."
--Jane Brody, The New York Times

"This may be the most important book of your life."
--Dr. Robert McAfee, former president, American Medical Association

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What to Do When Love Turns Violent

Originally published in 1997 by Harper Collins. The New York Times called it "possibly the best single resource." This is a practical book filled with helpful information and organized in a way that makes it easy to use is now back in print. The book was featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, the Montel Williams Show, Fox 5 Live at Noon, and many others.

Contents: How the Police Can Help You, How to be Safe if He is Arrested, How to Build a Strong Case for Justice and Safety, How to Make a Protective Order Work for You, How to Get Proper Medical Treatment, How to Find Emergency Shelter, How to Be Safe Where You Live, How to Be Safe Where You Work, How to Keep Your Children Safe, How to Leave Safely, and How to Begin Building a Life without Violence. There is also a state-by-state guide to resources, national domestic violence organizations and other services. (While some of the phone numbers or websites may have changed, the information is still relevant.)

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Published October 2016, Globe Pequot Press
Food and Travel
Five star recipes from a rich agricultural heritage
"There is no need to cross the Atlantic anymore to enjoy the herb-scented cuisine of Provence. In this appealing book, Scott Cohen brings these intense flavors and his own sophistication to Texas Hill Country cooking."
--Jacques Pepin.

Other plaudits came from Southern Living Magazine, Texas Monthly, San Antonio News Express, Fort Worth Star Telegram, Associated Press, and many chefs.
For and About Women
"Possibly the single best resource."
--NY Times
Now available as an e-book for $4.99.