She Survived: Melissa

She Survived

by M. William Phelps and Melissa Schickel

Published by: Pinnacle Books

304 Pages, 12 – 15 photos

  • ISBN: 9780786034567
  • On Sale: 01/01/2015
  • TRUE CRIME / General

$8.99 (USD)

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Fighting for her life . . .

A few days before her 26th birthday, Melissa Schickel returned to her Indianapolis home and went to bed. An hour later, she was yanked from her dreams into terror. An intruder held her down, brutally beating and stabbing her.

Melissa fought fiercely.  The assailant fled, leaving her to face a long road to recovery from deep-seated fear and post-traumatic stress. She tells her exclusive true story as part of a compelling narrative by bestselling crime expert M. William Phelps. Her strength and courage will inspire all women with similar experiences to think of themselves proudly as survivors—not victims.

"Phelps clearly shows how the ugliest crimes can take place in the quietest of suburbs." —Library Journal on Never See Them Again

  "Phelps is a true-crime veteran."—New York Post

"Anything by Phelps is always an eye-opening experience." —Suspense Magazine