About the Author
Flora Jessop has recently appeared?as?one of the leading spokewomen on?cult of polygamy?on CNN, Fox, Nancy Grace, USA Today and elsewhere regarding the?controversial rescue and removal of 400 children from the FLDS stronghold in Texas.
Has 15,500 separate pages in Google related to her activities as the main force behind Warren Jeffs' arrest and conviction.?Appears in Jon Krakauer's Under the Banner of Heaven as a stunning and dramatic young girl who?grew up in the notorious Warren Jeffs' polygamy cult. At 13 she?took?her sexual abusive father to court, but the judge?called her?"a liar". After two years of solitary confinement at her uncle's home, she was forced to marry a cousin, but escaped shortly thereafter.
Spent five years on the road as a fugitive in hiding, then married, settled down and put her anger to work, trying to rescue her sister Ruby Jessop (still in cult confinement) and eventually gaining widespread support for her action oriented helpthechildbrides.com and Child Protection Project.
Has appeared and been interviewed on 60 Minutes (CBS), America's Most Wanted with John Walsh, Dr. Phil, Deborah Norville, O'Reilly, Nancy Grace, Larry King Live, Court TVV, the LA Times, New York Times,Time Magazine, Newsweek, People and in several documentaries about Mormon polygamy and the criminal cult?of Warren Jeffs. She has been approached by several movie companies and book publishers, but never before now agreed to tell her story.
Paul T. Brown, co-author's?most recent book Escape in Iraq: The Thomas Hammil Story, was on the New York Times Bestseller List.