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Love Lies Bleeding (Paperback)
To what lengths would you go to keep a past buried?
Samantha Moore is the golden girlwith a perfect job, a perfect man, a perfect lifeuntil a random act of violence changes everything. Unconscious for two months, Sam awakens from her coma a different personbitter, in constant pain, and forced to endure medications that leave her nauseous, paranoid, and struggling to keep a grip on reality.
Furious with her family for sending her away to a small, remote town to recuperateplaced completely under a physical therapists care and robbed of what little freedom she has leftSam lashes out at the nice people all around her who claim to have only her best interests in mind. But are her violent outbursts the by-product of her condition . . . or something else entirely? Strange things are happening hereand either Samantha Moore is losing her mind or her friendly new neighbors are far more dangerous than they appear to be. . . .
About the Author
Jess McConkey, aka Shirley Damsgaard, is an award-winning writer of short fiction and the author of the Ophelia and Abby mysteries and Love Lies Bleeding. She lives in a small Iowa town, where she served as postmaster for more than twenty years.
“A riveting ride that will start your blood racing from the first line and keep you guessing until the last.”
-Kris Neri, author of Revenge for Old Time's Sake
“Part mystery, part ghost story, Love Lies Bleeding takes readers on a spin-tingling trip into a disturbed mind and the lives of two women who must face their greatest fears--or die trying.”
-Casey Daniels, author of A Hard Day's Fright
“Haunting, mysterious, and subtly romantic, this debut under Shirley Damsgaard’s psuedonym is inspirational and full of hope.”