Pages in the Wind
Pages in the Wind
After the brutal murder of her father, Emily Quinn finds herself detained at the San Francisco County Jail, charged with first-degree murder for a crime she cannot remember.
Emily's mother, a wealthy socialite, quickly distances herself from her troubled daughter, but in an attempt to salvage the family name, hires world-renowned psychiatrist, Daniel Lieberman, to assist in Emily's defense. The famed doctor, an aging, lonely psychiatrist with an addiction to sugar, caffeine, and understanding the human mind, quickly becomes sympathetic to Emily and her tortured childhood.
Together, Lieberman and Emily explore the frightening and twisted world of her damaged psyche, uncovering the complex reasons behind the young woman's self-hatred and disconnected self-image.
They develop an abiding partnership, weaving through unexpected revelations and disturbing secrets. Of particular interest to the doctor is Emily's strange attachment to the imaginary girls she sketches-and is driven to personify.
The secrets hidden in Emily's mind could help with her defense-or confirm the death penalty case against her. But Lieberman senses other secrets hide within the patient's mind, particularly the events surrounding the unexplained death of her twin sister, Penelope.
A gripping, twisting tale of psychological intrigue, Pages in the Wind enters the mostly uncharted realm of the human mind, seeking truth buried deep within Emily's subconscious. Lieberman can help her uncover her past, but Emily is the one who has to face it-or remain damaged forever.
Author: Sally Saylor De Smet
Publisher: Greenly Publishing
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 9.02h x 5.98w x 0.89d
Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001
About the Author
Sally Saylor De Smet worked as an editor and public relations specialist for dignitaries before writing Pages in the Wind. -She has a deep love of poetry, the classics, and any story filled with psychological intrigue.
De Smet was born in Nashville and lived in several states before settling in San Diego, California. She has two wonderful daughters.
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