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If I am Missing or Dead: A Sister's Story of Love, Loss and Liberation.

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Pages: 384

Language: English

Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.

Publisher: Century: Airport / Ireland / Export ed edition (21 Jun. 2007)

By: Janine Latus (Author)

In April 2002, Janine Latus's youngest sister, Amy, wrote a note and taped it to the inside of her desk drawer. 'If I am missing or dead', it read, 'pick up Ron Ball'. By the time the letter was found ten weeks later, Amy was already missing. Helicopters and 'missing' posters went up, and search dogs were sent out. It took more than two weeks to find Amy's body, wrapped in a tarpaulin and buried at a building site. Ron Ball was Amy's boyfriend. He is now in prison for her murder.

Since childhood Janine and Amy had been sexualised and belittled by their father. As adults the sisters sought familiarity, ending up in a series of abusive relationships. Finally, Janine confessed the truth to Amy, and with her support, escaped in time. But Amy was keeping a terrible secret of her own.

Amy never escaped. She died in silent fear and pain. Janine has resolved to break that silence, and with it the cycle of abuse...

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