2014-08-16 08:07:58 - A page turner and eye opener about Violence
Having written numerous scholarly articles and currently teaching university
level courses on the topic of violence against women, Kim Mac Innis, a
Bridgewater State University Professor of Sociology and a Lakeville, MA
resident, has brought further life to the subject via a crime thriller
entitled "Hurting Girls".
Published by Outskirts Press, Inc., the 296 pages page turner, Hurting Girls
can be purchased on Amazon.com - $17.95 for hard copy book and $9.95 for the
Fast paced, the thriller focuses on girls who are being hurt all over the
city. Suddenly the very men hurting them are dying one by one. Someone is
Professor Theresa Lane has deep concern for these girls but no sympathy
whatsoever for the men who hurt them.
She's glad they are dead. She hopes
more die. Theresa and her husband Jake both teach at the local university.
Theresa is a criminologist and Jake, an English Professor. Theresa is not
quiet about her support for the vigilante and Jake becomes increasingly
concerned about her dark thoughts and rage directed at the men who are being
As more killings occur, Detective Dana Blades and Theresa cross paths.
Although Detective Blades has no leads, he is determined to stop the killer
and asks Theresa for help. Vigilante justice is not the answer, according
to Blades. As he investigates the cases, he discovers another side of
himself that he never knew existed and he begins to understand the war
against women and the violence they endure every day.
Will this get in the way of catching the killer? Will Theresa help or
hinder the investigation?
About the author:
Kim Mac Innis is a Professor of Sociology at Bridgewater State University in
Bridgewater, Massachusetts. She has been teaching for twenty years. She
has been writing non-fiction for twenty years and this is her first
fictional piece. Originally from Nova Scotia, Canada where many artists
have been produced, she lives with her husband and children in Lakeville,
About the book:
Hurting Girls is both a 6 x 9" paperback and E-book. The ISBN is
9781478727194. For reviews or to purchase the book, please visit