Marcella sat on the edge of her bed and listened to the slow tap-tap-tap as she watched the blood from her nose and mouth mix with the tears and descend down her face. She analyzed the colors as the marbling occurred before stretching down to the new linoleum floor. She sat without emotion, as if no longer able to feel pain. Only her body would react to the blunt assault it had just received. Then she said, 'Oh God, what am I suppose to do now?' But Marcella was determined that, if she was going to die, it would not be because she stayed with a crazy man; it would be because she was trying to get out. rn rn In Marcella: Strength, Courage, Spirit, you will journey with one woman as she experiences marital abuse, and you will see how easy it is for those in abusive relationships to feel trapped, as if there is no escape. This author's story will walk you through a life full of challenges that will grip your stomach and increase your heart rate.