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SHATTER THE SILENCE
RELEASE DATE ~ MAY 7, 2016Shatter the Silence is the romantic and long-awaited sequel by New York Times Best-Selling Author Daleen Berry. The sequel to Sister of Silence, Ms. Berry's 2011 breakout memoir about surviving abuse, Shatter the Silence is set in 1990s Appalachia.
This romantic memoir weaves accounts of the true crimes Ms. Berry covered while working as a news reporter with details of her divorce, her ex-husband's ongoing harassment following their divorce, and finally, her love affair with the police detective who became first, a colleague, then a friend, and ultimately, the man who helped save her life.
Readers will weep as they learn about the collateral damage Ms. Berry and her four children sustained, following ten years trapped in a violent marriage. They will cheer when they see her refusal to live the rest of her life as a victim, and when Ms. Berry realizes she has, as a single mother of four at the age of 27, fallen in love for the very first time, they will be overjoyed. Finally, Ms. Berry’s loyal fans will be moved by the tender, intimate moments she shares, as they join this award-winning author on her journey to love and healing.
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Berry’s memoir, Sister of Silence, details her life growing up in Appalachia. It has received both critical and popular acclaim. Berry’s professional writing career began at the Preston County Journal, where she received a first-place award for investigative journalism from the West Virginia Press Association. She has also written for the Associated Press, the Daily Beast and Huffington Post.
Berry has delivered a TEDx talk and spoken to students at Johns Hopkins University, UC Berkeley, and Penn State University. She has appeared on ABC, NBC, and CBS, among other networks. Sister of Silence and Guilt by Matrimony were recently selected for placement on WVU's Appalachian Literature list.