Homocide detective Jim Handler saves town from criminal minds. He’s perceived as a local hero, righteous and without any blame. At home, Jim abuses his wife and three children. Domestic violence and a pattern of frequent rapes of his children that has become so normal, that Jim doesn’t seem to care about his filthy secret be known by his whole family.
When a complaint is dismissed by the local court, and Jim returns to his habits at home, it’s up to Nikki, Tyler, and Ally to be courageous and free themselves from Jim, whatever the consequences. Jacob Paul Patchen wrote At Daddy’s Hand based on a number of real stories, that are included at the end of the book, as a warning and possibly revelation that even the ones that appear to be perfect, may live another life as well, ruining those of loved ones.
About the author
Jacob Graham, writing as Jacob Paul Patchen, was born and raised outside of Byesville, Ohio where he spent his youth tormenting babysitters and hiding in trees. Jacob earns his inspiration through experience. Using a unique voice of wit, grit, and raw, untamed honesty, he writes about social issues, such as, family, love, humor, learning, and war. Jacob is a 5-star author, award winning poet, inspiring blogger, and combat veteran.
I was selected as a Library Thing Review Winner to read and review At Daddy’s Hands by Black Rose Writing author Jacob Paul Patchen.