Secrets of . . . Surviving the Murder of a Loved One

September 30: Secrets of . . . Surviving the Murder of a Loved One

celeste vinzantJoin Judy and Celeste Vinzant on “Off the Record with Judy” on Tuesday, September 30, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Click on “Live on Air.” Feel free to call in with questions and comments during the show at 866-404-6519.

Celeste Vinzant experienced the sudden and violent death of her 24-year-old sister by a serial sex offender on probation. It took 32 years to get a conviction. Meanwhile, she helped raise her sister’s children while working through the anger, grief, and loss. The darkness nearly consumed her soul until she started transforming the deepest hurt into healing.

Murder Survivor’s Handbook: Real-Life Stories, Tips & Resources by Connie Saindon, MFTConnie Saindon, author of Murder Survivor’s Handbook: Real-Life Stories, Tips & Resources, also appeared on the show.

If you missed the interview, listen to the podcast.

Celeste reviewed Connie’s book and gave it high marks:

The stories of loss shared by survivors in this book shed light on the fact that when this type of trauma happens, lives are touched with both tragedy and renewed capacity for resiliency. Every time I hear on the news of someone just murdered, I cry inside for their families and loved ones. This book will be of great benefit to the newly bereaved.


Murder Survivor’s Handbook: Real-Life Stories, Tips & Resources
Facebook: Murder Survivor’s Handbook
Website: Survivors of Violent Loss
Blog: Survivors of Violent Loss

About Polishing Your Prose

Larry M Edwards is an award-winning investigative journalist, author, editor and publishing consultant. He is the author of three books, and has edited dozens of nonfiction and fiction book manuscripts. Under Wigeon Publishing, he has produced six books. As author, "Dare I Call It Murder? A Memoir of Violent Loss" won First Place in the San Diego Book Awards in 2012 (unpublished memoir) and 2014, Best Published Memoir. The book has also been nominated for a number of awards, including: Pulitzer Prize, Benjamin Franklin Award, Washington State Book Award, and One Book, One San Diego. As Editor, "Murder Survivor’s Handbook: Real-Life Stories, Tips & Resources" won the Gold Award in the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Book Awards, Self-Help. For a sample edit and cost estimate, contact Larry: larry [at] larryedwards [dot] com -- -- --
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