By Iris Johansen
SLEEP NO MORE
Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan understands what it’s prefer to be haunted via the previous. For years after her daughter Bonnie was once stolen from her, she fought for closure. Now, as she strives to start anew, she unearths herself on one other missing-persons case—one that's as mysterious because it is own. a lady named Beth Avery, who has been locked away in a psychiatric facility for years, has vanished. And her connection to Eve is deeper than she will imagine. As long-buried secrets and techniques approximately Beth are exposed, Eve starts to achieve how their lives are entwined—and how Beth’s disappearance places her in grave danger. Desperate, Eve enlists the aid of profiler Kendra Michaels, whose uncanny skill to discover clues and clear up puzzles leads her to the reality: That Beth escaped from the hospital—and the mind-altering medications that held her prisoner for therefore long—and is at the run. quickly, Eve starts to work out the threads of a twisted plot in the strong Avery relatives, one who threatens to smash not just Beth yet somebody else who may jeopardize the high-stakes online game that's already in play. And time is operating out…<I></I>
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Extra resources for Sleep No More (Eve Duncan, Book 15)
The Poles are not called the French among the Slavs for nothing. A charming Russian lady would not mistake for a moment where I belong. I cannot be solemn, the best I can do is appear embarrassed. My old master, Ritschl, even maintained that I conceived my very philological treatises like a Parisian romancier — absurdly exciting. I cannot do otherwise. So help me God. Amen. — We all know, some of us even know it from experience, what a long-ears is. Well then, I dare to assent that I have the smallest ears.
Therein a great prudence, perhaps the highest prudence, comes to be expressed: where nosce te ipsum would be the recipe for disaster, forgetting oneself, misunderstanding oneself, reducing oneself, narrowing oneself, mediocratizing oneself becomes good sense itself. In moral terms: neighborly love, living for others and other things can be a protective measure for the maintenance of the most vigorous selfhood. This is the exceptional case in which I take the side of the “selfless” drives, as opposed to my own rule and conviction: here they labor in the service of selfishness, of self-discipline.
The latter, for example, dealt with my Zarathustra as a higher exercise in style, with the wish that later on I might try to provide some content as well; Dr. Widmann expressed his respect for the courage with which I strove to abolish all decent feelings. I try to find an explanation all the more. — In the end, no one can “hear” more out of things, books included, than he already knows. Whatever one has no access to through experience one has no ears for. Now let us imagine an extreme case: that a book speaks of nothing but events which lie entirely outside the possibility of a frequent or even rare experience — that it is the first utterance for a new range of experiences.