Ice Under Snow: A Memoir of Identifying and Confronting Abuse and Pedophilia (Paperback)
A story that could happen to anyone
And a woman's determinaton to heal her family
Raised in a big Catholic family, Josepine May is a promising student and a track star. At 19 she and her boyfriend Cal have their whole lives ahead. When an unexpected pregnancy derails her plans, Josephine embraces her new role as the mother to a beautiful daughter, and commits herself to making her life with Cal work.
Despite her best efforts, her husband turns out to be self-centered, cold, and an unpredictible father. Still, Josephine persists, year after year, in trying to make a family life like the one she dreamed of.
Finally, revelations about Cal's abuse come to light, and the real struggle begins as Josephine must rejoin the workforce, find counseling for her children, and fight off the unending legal assault of her ex-husband.
A story of undying spirit and love, Ice Under Snow is critical reading for survivors of abuse or their loved ones. May's journey will let you know that you are not alone, and that love will always find a path to healing.