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Don't wake up / Liz Lawler.

Lawler, Liz, author. (Author).
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  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library LAW (Text) 33500013006895 New Checked out 03/23/2019
Moorhead Public Library LAW (Text) 33500013006903 New Checked out 03/22/2019
Hallock Public Library LAW (Text) 35500006136277 New Checked out 04/06/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062876133
  • ISBN: 0062876139
  • ISBN: 9780062886224
  • ISBN: 0062886223
  • Physical Description: 362 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note: "Originally published as Don't Wake Up in Great Britain in 2017 by Twenty7 Books" -- title page verso.
Summary, etc.: When Dr. Alex Taylor opens her eyes, she is hooked up to an IV, is bound to an operating table, and her legs are raised in stirrups. A man in the room claiming to be a doctor calmly and methodically tells her how he's about to attack her. Before Alex can even scream for help, she succumbs to another dose of anesthesia, rendering her unable to defend herself. When she wakes up, she immediately reports the attack and rape. The police are skeptical of her bizarre story. And after a physical exam reveals no proof of any attack, even her boyfriend has doubts. Despite Alex's adamant claims, no one believes her, leaving her to wonder if she has, in fact, lost her mind.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 December #2
    As this mind-game debut thriller opens, Dr. Alex Taylor finds herself strapped to an operating-room table, with a mysterious man preparing to perform a terrifying procedure on her. Even worse, nobody believes her afterward, and, when she continues to insist she was assaulted, her sanity comes into question. As Alex is tossed back and forth between getting on with her high-pressure life and watching her career erode as she insists on the seemingly impossible, readers will be gripped by the will-they, won't-they frustration of waiting for the police (who have issues of their own) to accept the truth. For a good portion of the book, Alex and those around her refer to "what happened last year," shorthand for another event that may be related to the current enigma. That mystery is sometimes awkwardly handled—wouldn't someone mention what the event was?—but, overall, this is a compelling read with believable, memorable characters and an exciting setting that will appeal to fans of Grey's Anatomy and psychological thrillers like Alice LaPlante's Turn of Mind. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Physicians > Fiction.
Rape victims > Fiction.
Sexual abuse victims > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Medical fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Suspense fiction.

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