A young girl at the mercy of her abusive stepfather and the religious community that protects him - "Bad Things in the Night" is a moving true story of pain and triumph. As a child Beth was imprisoned within a Jehovah's Witness family, kept away from her mother, forbidden from wearing a school skirt above her knees by day, abused by her stepfather at night. Years later, when she summons the courage to report her stepfather to the police for the first time, she is forced to relieve her childhood torment. Will Beth's fight for justice be worth the suffering reawakened-
Beth Ellis was born in 1979. Her first remembered ambition was to be a writer. As she grew, this ambition got buried under a fear of failing and instead she studied Law at university. She graduated with success in 2005. This strengthened her resolve to realise her first ambition and she has been writing ever since.