In Our House by Marala Scott
Perception vs. Reality

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This chilling true story of a successful family reveals the hidden reality behind appearances. Colin is a brilliant, handsome, and charming man to the outside world, recruited by both the CIA and IBM. With all his success, the perception is that he has it all. The reality is a hellish nightmare of atrocious verbal and physical abuse for his beautiful wife, Alley, and their six children. Just when Alley feels most helpless to protect her children from Colin's constant attacks, three mysterious women visit her with a promise that he will never hurt them again - if she gives them what they want. For the sake of the children, she agrees. The women work their evil within her family, and Alley gains immense power against Colin, but that power comes at a terrible price, and now the children must find a way to survive both parents. This horror-filled battle between Colin's insatiable appetite for abuse and Alley's demons will grip you and not let go. MARALA SCOTT is a multi-award winning author who has taken her prolific life story and shared it in her memoir, IN OUR HOUSE: PERCEPTION VS. REALITY, chronicling a childhood unlike any other. She is passionate about making a difference in this world, and shares her story along with a resolution to help others avoid living a similar one. Oprah Winfrey honored Marala in 2009 with the title of Oprah's Ambassador of Hope.
 

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The perception of who Marala Scott is today doesn’t reflect the true reality of her triumphant journey away from her childhood. Marala is the award-winning author of In Our House: Perception vs. Reality who shares her powerful true story of surviving an unimaginable childhood. Her focus is teaching to forgive and inspiring to live in an effort to keep others from meeting that same fate. She speaks from the heart with her life-changing words of faith and strength. Her efforts caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey who humbled Marala with the honor of being one of her five Ambassadors of Hope in 2009. Marala writes with passion and truth in her second book, Surrounded by Inspiration while sharing her encouragement in personal stories and quotes. Marala is a recipient of a Congressional award for her humanitarian efforts.
 
Published November 1, 2008 by Seraph Books, LLC. 320 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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