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Always Watching - Chevy Stevens
Always Watching
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She helps people put their demons to rest. But she has a few of her own…In the lockdown ward of a psychiatric hospital, Dr. Nadine Lavoie is in her element. She has the tools to help people, and she has the desire—healing broken families is what she lives for. But Nadine doesn’t want to look too... show more
She helps people put their demons to rest. But she has a few of her own…In the lockdown ward of a psychiatric hospital, Dr. Nadine Lavoie is in her element. She has the tools to help people, and she has the desire—healing broken families is what she lives for. But Nadine doesn’t want to look too closely at her own past because there are whole chunks of her life that are black holes. It takes all her willpower to tamp down her recurrent claustrophobia, and her daughter, Lisa, is a runaway who has been on the streets for seven years.When a distraught woman, Heather Simeon, is brought into the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit after a suicide attempt, Nadine gently coaxes her story out of her—and learns of some troubling parallels with her own life. Digging deeper, Nadine is forced to confront her traumatic childhood, and the damage that began when she and her brother were brought by their mother to a remote commune on Vancouver Island.  What happened to Nadine?  Why was their family destroyed? And why does the name Aaron Quinn, the group’s leader, bring complex feelings of terror to Nadine even today? And then, the unthinkable happens, and Nadine realizes that danger is closer to home than she ever imagined. She has no choice but to face what terrifies her the most…and fight back.  Sometimes you can leave the past, but you can never escape. Told with the  trademark powerful storytelling that has had critics praising her work as “Gripping” (Kirkus), “Jaw-dropping” (Publishers Weekly) and “Crackling with suspense” (People magazine), ALWAYS WATCHING shows why Chevy Stevens is one of the most mesmerizing new talents of our day.   
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780312595692 (0312595697)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 342
Edition language: English
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Lottas Buecher
Lottas Buecher rated it
2.0 + Idee & Thema || -Schreibstil || -Tempo (!!)
Produktinformation Als die Psychotherapeutin Nadine eine junge Patientin behandelt, die aus einer Sekte geflüchtet ist, muss sie sich ihrer eigenen Vergangenheit stellen: Sie hat als Kind selbst in der "Fluss des Lebens"-Community gelebt. Was ist damals Furchtbares passiert? Und was hat die Sekte mi...
Wortmagieblog
Wortmagieblog rated it
3.5 Die Macht der Psyche
Psychologie ist schon lange eines meiner Steckenpferde. Der menschliche Geist, die menschliche Seele faszinieren mich. Abnorme Psychologie, Schutzmechanismen, Manipulation – ist es nicht unglaublich, was unser Geist alles leisten und in welche Richtung er sich entwickeln kann? Sekten sind in diesem ...
JDCMustReadBooks
JDCMustReadBooks rated it
4.0 Always Watching
By Chevy Stevens ISBN13: 9781441843968 Publisher: Brillance Audio Published Date: June 13, 2013 Format: Audio My Rating: 4 Stars It has been a while since I have read (or listened) to anything by Chevy Stevens, having read STILL MISSING and NEVER KNOWING, years ago - all thrillers!. ALWAYS WA...
Kari@ From the TBR Pile
Kari@ From the TBR Pile rated it
3.0 Always Watching
Always Watching was a pretty intriguing book. I did think it was a little long, but overall I enjoyed it. I liked Nadine's character. She isn't perfect and has seen her share of heartache. She is a widow and her daughter is an addict who lives on the streets. But she is a good psychiatrist. Wh...
pam
pam rated it
3.0 Always Watching
What can I say about this book? HMMMMMM, I enjoyed her book [b:Still Missing|7159515|Still Missing|Chevy Stevens|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1260468195s/7159515.jpg|7383770] and thought that it was very well done. This one seemed to missing something.This is the story of a woman that lived in a c...
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