Coming February 2017

Through her provocative and deeply moving storytelling style, L.Y. takes you on a captivating journey as she shares candidly her most terrifying moments and monsters—from soul crushing struggles to painful loss. And just when she finds the courage to face her fears, she encounters the biggest monster of all. It would take wise words from her three-year-old granddaughter to inspire L.Y. to surrender and embrace a purposeful life—the gifts, the lessons and the blessings.

DON’T LOOK AT THE MONSTER contains practical advice pulled from L.Y.’s story for people suffering and struggling with their own fears. This heartfelt and relatable story of tragedy to triumph will inspire women from all walks of life to confront their own monsters and embrace their purpose, passion and power.

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About L.Y.

img_0165-bw-final-smallerL.Y. Marlow is an award-winning author and sought-after empowerment speaker whose journey took her from a legacy of domestic violence to the opulence of corporate America; and now to a life devoted to community service. Her inspiring story is a testament to transforming one’s story into their life’s purpose.

As a former corporate executive with over 20 years overseeing and executing strategic programs for the government and private sector, L.Y. has combined her corporate expertise and passion for community service into a rewarding career as a social entrepreneur and the visionary behind Saving Promise.

Saving Promise is a movement born from one woman’s hope to stop the cycle of violence in her own family. It is inspired by L.Y.’s story of four generations of mothers and daughters in her family who survived more than sixty years of domestic violence.

Regularly featured on national and local TV, radio, blogs, and print L.Y. is a dedicated and sought after empowerment lecturer and spokeswoman for empowerment and prevention. Her authentic voice—an ordinary woman with an extraordinary story and vision—sets her mission apart. L.Y. is the author of the award-winning Color Me Butterfly and the highly acclaimed A Life Apart. She currently resides in Maryland.

To Book LY Marlow for speaking or media appearances please call The Keynote Group at 877.917.7991 or email