She was barely sixteen when she saw the police car in her driveway after coming home from school. What happens next will open the door to tragedy for generations to come.
When the Devil Visits is a riveting memoir of survival and resilience when the author fights back against tremendous odds to rebuild her life from the damaging effects of four family suicides.
Mechelle emerges from the dysfunction that trapped her siblings and becomes determined not to repeat the patterns of abuse. Her optimism is remarkable and contagious.
If you know someone who is dealing with the loss of a loved one through suicide, a broken family or struggling with forgiveness, you don’t want to miss this empowerment book of the year!
Praise From Around the Country for
"Having seen similar heart-break in the medical field,
healthcare workers such as myself should reflect on
how often we may have failed to recognize the devastating effect suicide has on surviving relatives and friends and the compassion and support we can provide to them. This story reveals how the human spirit can shine and not be ruined in the darkest of hours and personal catastrophes. Mechelle’s book reminds us that with faith and love we can be strong enough to let go and close some of life’s most difficult doors, find hope, happiness and become the change we wish to see in our life and the world."
—Linda Robertson, Registered Nurse/Risk
“From the first page to the last, When the Devil Visits
is a gripping story of faith and forgiveness. Even with
the most tragic of events, the author presses on to
eventually overcome the perils and brokenness of
childhood abandonment including the death of those
most loved. She shines light in the darkest of darkness,
encouraging the reader to press on…there is
—Vicki Hewitt, CEO Custom Imprint America
"Through her unique perspective, she shares with the reader the incredible value of human life, and the value of mortality as light and dark converge and humanity triumphs. The book is hard to put down, you won’t be disappointed. "
--- Sharon Louise Smith