Crazy Love

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Transworld Publishers Limited, 2009 - Abused wives - 343 pages
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When Leslie met her husband Conor she felt she'd found the man of her dreams. Smart, attentive and devoted to her, he was all she'd ever hoped for and it wasn't long before they were married.

But worrying cracks began to appear in this seemingly perfect relationship. For whilst Conor could sometimes make Leslie feel loved and cherished, at other times his abrupt, violent mood swings left her deeply troubled. And as the violence escalated, Leslie felt trapped in a world of terror - a world from which she knew she had to escape.

Harrowing and yet compulsively readable, Crazy Love throws a spotlight on a brutal, hidden world of abuse. As it takes you on a rollercoaster ride through hell, it tells the story of how one woman was forced to confront a painful truth: the man she loved seemed determined to kill her.

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User Review  - cinamingrl - LibraryThing

I'm in the middle of reading this book. I have to admit, I am afraid to pick it up and continue. It goes to prove, that domestic violence occurs in all income levels, across the board. Read full review

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User Review  - justpeachy - LibraryThing

When the author of this compelling memoir met a handsome young man on the New York subway and started dating him, she thought she'd met the man of her dreams. But does the man of your dreams choke you ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Leslie Morgan Steiner began her career at Seventeen magazine before working for The Washington Post. She is a regular contributor to More, Health and Mademoiselle and lives in Washington, DC with her second husband and their three children.

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