BN.com Gift Guide

Daddy's Hands

( 10 )

Overview

As far back as she could remember, Emily's Daddy had used her to gratify his perverted sexual needs, while her Mama turned a blind eye to the daily trauma she was forced to endure. Emily was left to wonder if both her parents were working together to harm her. Emily learned early on the rules of Daddy's secret game. He warned Emily, repeatedly, that should she tell her Mama that he touched her, her Mama would be mad at her and blame her; after all, he said, it was her fault. Emily was fearful of her Mama's anger,...
See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (5) from $15.36   
  • New (4) from $15.36   
  • Used (1) from $21.68   
Daddy's Hands

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$7.99
BN.com price

Overview

As far back as she could remember, Emily's Daddy had used her to gratify his perverted sexual needs, while her Mama turned a blind eye to the daily trauma she was forced to endure. Emily was left to wonder if both her parents were working together to harm her. Emily learned early on the rules of Daddy's secret game. He warned Emily, repeatedly, that should she tell her Mama that he touched her, her Mama would be mad at her and blame her; after all, he said, it was her fault. Emily was fearful of her Mama's anger, and was quite certain that her Mama would blame her and do little to protect her. When Emily finally worked up the courage to tell her Mama that Daddy puts his hands in her pants, her Mama stared through her and walked away; she never uttered a word. Emily's worse, gut-retching suspicions were confirmed. There was no safe place for Emily.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613061299
  • Publisher: Bookbyte Digital
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Rita Makela has her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. She has spent several years specializing in work with the criminal population including those who are incarcerated. In addition, she has extensive history working with the sex offender population. She is currently married, has 5 children, and 3 grandchildren. She lives in Northern Minnesota in the woods and she spends her time loving her family and writing.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 10 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(8)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(2)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 10 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2012

    To the poster who claimed this book was "feebly written,&qu

    To the poster who claimed this book was "feebly written," if you are a 'literature critic' as you so delicately put it, why is it you can't seem to wrap your mind around ignorance? There is absolutely nothing about this book that is poorly written. If you are going to take a horror story, such as this and leave a review, with little to no merit behind it, maybe you should start by not making yourself sound like a complete and total ignoramus.
    This book was well written, incredibly catchy, suspenseful, heartbreaking and TRULY inspirational, to say the VERY least. I admire the writer for her courage. I can only imagine how hard it must have been to write such a hard story. 5 stars ACROSS THE BOARD!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted August 12, 2012

    Amazing!! I would recommend this book to anybody. This topic is

    Amazing!! I would recommend this book to anybody. This topic is so touchy, but it is so important. Parents need to read this book. Know the signs of abuse. Help the children of this world! Save a child from a fate such as this. So very tragic, but so very eye opening!!!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted July 30, 2012

    Wow! What a book to read ... bone chilling!

    Wow! What a book to read ... bone chilling!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2012

    Suspenseful book that will leave you cheering one moment and cry

    Suspenseful book that will leave you cheering one moment and crying the next. Other times you'll find yourself barely able to turn the next page as you get inside the mind of Emily and experience her horrors, her triumphs, and most of all feel her courage. This topic is extremely touchy but this author Rita Makela has done a fantastic job of mixing a truly great story with a meaningful message that will strike any reader to the core.
    It sickens me to see such a poorly written negative review from someone claiming to be a literary critic. If they were such, at least have the dignity to leave your name, and not go around slandering work that you don't even seem to have read.
    I recommend this book to absolutely anyone and it will take your breath away, make you cry, and make you smile all at the same time.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted September 6, 2012

    Best book I've reading in a long time! Must read!

    If there's one book you buy this year, this is it. "Daddy's Hands" is a page turner and will make you burn the midnight oil.

    When an author has the ability to make you feel weak one moment then cry tears of joy and triumph the next, that is wonderful and Dr. Rita Makela has done just that. When you pick up "Daddy's Hands," for a moment you will climb out of your life and into the life of Emily's, a wonderfully round and developed character.

    Can't wait for the second book!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted September 5, 2012

    This book is well worth the reading... kept me involved with the

    This book is well worth the reading... kept me involved with the character throughout the entire book. I don't have a lot of time to read, so I choose wisely. This is a great choice. Well written ... intriguing ... what more can you ask for?

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2012

    Great story, feebly written! I was told by my daughter that I HA

    Great story, feebly written! I was told by my daughter that I HAD to read this book. After I did I found myself slightly disappointed. The story is very catching, but the writing was almost unbearable. I had a hard time getting from beginning to end without getting lost, and not in a good way! I would recommend this book to anyone who likes a good story but isn’t bothered by poor writing skills! Not recommended for literature critics like myself!

    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2013

    I came here to leave a review a week ago, but I had to leave bec

    I came here to leave a review a week ago, but I had to leave because I was so upset by the woman who claimed she was a "christian and felt disgusted" because of this important book. She also went on to say that it sounded like the book was written by a pervert --- the book is written through the voice of the child, the victim --- in essence, she called this child a pervert! I was, and am, astounded by people such as this. It breaks my heart to hear people talking about children who have been victimized like this. No wonder children often don't tell. It is these so-called Christians that keep children in the dark and give pedophiles the power they seek. She doesn't understand how it is written through the mind of a child, well fortunately for her, it sounds as though she was never sexually abused. A child who has been sexually abused can tell horror stories and very graphic ones. This is an important story that must be told. People please read this and learn from it. Let's protect our children and make them feel safe so they can come and tell us when something happens to them. This Christian woman is disgusted by children who are sexually abused --- children can pick up on those feelings immediately. Keeping our heads in the sand will not make it stop or go away. It is a graphic story. It is difficult to read. Did you think that a story about a child being sexually abused by her father was going to be full of sweetness and pretty scenes? It is well written and worth a read. This story will stay with you. It will haunt you. It will open your eyes. As a final note, what does it mean when someone says, "I am a Christian" anyway? I thought it meant they believe in God and Jesus Christ, but apparently, at least for this lady, it implies a denial of the evil that exists in the world.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted January 8, 2013

    Disgusting and graphic.  I don't believe every girl needs to rea

    Disgusting and graphic.  I don't believe every girl needs to read such filth in order to understand there are sick monsters out there.  I have taught my daughters and sons from day one that life has monsters; I wouldn't recommend them reading this book.  I don't understand how this is written through the mind of a child.  It seems like a pervert wrote this book.  I am happy I didn't buy it!  My friend had one and that was enough.  If you want to lay awake at night and not sleep after reading a poorly written and overly graphic story about sexual rape, go right ahead.  HOW anyone can call this suspenseful is a thought I can't wrap around my head.  As a christian woman I felt disgusting.  I couldn't ever finish it.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2012

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 10 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)