Jul 30, 2012 — Growing up near Atlanta, Karin Slaughter learned that tragic crimes can happen to anyone — even children. She says she sets her crime fiction in Atlanta as a way to honor the city's people and turning points, from the election of its first black mayor to the 1996 Olympics.
Oct 5, 2009 — Mildred Muhammad says the random murders of 10 people in 2002 were part of an attempt to commit the perfect crime: to kill her and divert suspicion to a crazed gunman. She says she endured emotional and mental abuse throughout her 12-year marriage to John Muhammad and hopes to help other domestic violence victims with her new book, Scared Silent.
Mar 31, 2009 — Tell Me More parenting contributor Leslie Morgan Steiner has a happy marriage, healthy kids and a rewarding career. But many would be surprised to know that she is also a survivor of domestic violence. Steiner's first husband beat her regularly and nearly killed her.
Feb 24, 2009 — The alleged domestic violence incident involving R&B stars Chris Brown and Rihanna has stirred serious discussions about abusive relationships. A panel of Moms — two of whom have survived abusive relationships — explore ways to discuss abuse with youngsters who claim to be in love, and why many victims suffer in silence.