Jane Doe No More: My 15-Year Fight to Reclaim My Identity--A True Story of Survival, Hope, and Redemption

Jane Doe No More: My 15-Year Fight to Reclaim My Identity--A True Story of Survival, Hope, and Redemption

by M. William Phelps, Donna Palomba


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762778805
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/18/2012
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 861,315
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Donna Palomba is the face and founder of Jane Doe No More, a national non-profit established in 2007 to improve the way society responds to victims of sexual assault. She regularly collaborates with law enforcement, and successfully advocated for a Connecticut law removing the statute of limitations on sexual assault cases involving DNA evidence. Donna's professional experience as co-founder and managing member of a marketing agency helped establish Jane Doe No More as a nationally recognized organization. She lives in Woodbury, Connecticut. M. William Phelps, investigative journalist and star of the hit Investigation Discovery series Dark Minds, is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of more than twenty nonfiction books. Winner of 2008 New England Book Festival Award for I'll Be Watching You, Phelps is also the author of The Devil's Rooming House; The Devil's Right Hand;and Murder, New England (all from Lyons Press). He lives in a small Connecticut farming community near the Massachusetts border.

Table of Contents

Authors' Note vii

Chapter 1 A Stranger in the House 1

Chapter 2 Blindfolded 10

Chapter 3 Jam Sandwich 19

Chapter 4 Turning Tables 29

Chapter 5 Life Goes On …But Only for a Moment 39

Chapter 6 Remain Silent 51

Chapter 7 Your Lies Won't Leave Me Alone 58

Chapter 8 Something's Missing 69

Chapter 9 Jane Doe 78

Chapter 10 Rumor Has It 85

Chapter 11 No Two Victims Are Alike 97

Chapter 12 Hope 113

Chapter 13 An Internal Affair 122

Chapter 14 Guilt by Omission 135

Chapter 15 Speaking of Hunches 144

Chapter 16 The Bad News 146

Chapter 17 All Apologies 151

Chapter 18 The King Can Do No Wrong 160

Chapter 19 A New Lease 172

Chapter 20 The Evil Mayor 175

Chapter 21 A Breakdown 187

Chapter 22 A Battle Begins 193

Chapter 23 Oddities 200

Chapter 24 Still Jane after All These Years 209

Chapter 25 If the Shoe Fits 215

Chapter 26 Reality Check 225

Chapter 27 Betrayal 228

Chapter 28 Face-to-face 232

Chapter 29 A Pictures Worth 237

Chapter 30 Fright Night 240

Chapter 31 Festering Anger 246

Chatter 32 Caught in the Act 249

Chapter 33 No Escape 251

Chapter 34 Suicide Is Painless 254

Chapter 35 Pleading 265

Chapter 36 The Narrow Gate 276

Chapter 37 Showtime 282

Chapter 38 Change 291

Epilogue by Donna Palomba 297

Acknowledgments 300

Index 303

About the Authors 309

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