Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, is a pattern of coercive behavior that is used by one person to gain power and control over another. It may include the use of physical and sexual violence, verbal and emotional abuse, stalking,economic abuse and Sexual, emotional and psychological intimidation. Victims of domestic violence experience many barriers when trying to leave the situation or even report the abuser's action to the authorities due to fear and/or shame.
Author J. Robinson captures one woman's journey to freedom in her Novel Dark Deception: The Beginning of the End. Best friends Amara and Winter get caught up with the same handsome, charming man in a dangerous love triangle. Things begin to unravel as each of the friends learns of her role in his life, his past is revealed, and the two of them must find a way to get him out of their lives. Or die trying.