Take Me, Take Me with You by Lauren Kelly
A Novel of Suspense

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Lauren Kelly, with amazing power and authority, explores the secret kinship of "soul mates," in a mysterious and demonic love story.

Lara Quade, a disaffected intellectual associated with a prominent Princeton research center, is a young woman whose physical beauty has been scarred in a childhood accident. She is jarred out of the routine of her life by a seemingly chance meeting with a young man named Zedrick Dewe, whom she seems to know somehow as he in turn seems to know her. What is the connection between them? Who has brought them together? And why are they drawn so powerfully to one another? Their encounter leads to a highly charged erotic experience that takes an abrupt turn from tender to violent, predictable to terrifying. And from this initial episode springs a sequence of inexplicable events and revelations so shocking that they lead Lara, long in denial about her life, to uncover the truth about the buried hurt and rage in the tortured past of her family.

 

About Lauren Kelly

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Lauren Kelly is one pseudonym of Joyce Carol Oates, a recipient of the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. Oates's most recent novel, "The Falls", was a "New York Times" Notable Book, a "Washington Post" Best Book of 2004, and a "Chicago Tribune" Top Ten Book of 2004. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978. In 2003 she was a recipient of the Commonwealth Award for Distinguished Service in Literature. In 2005 she was awarded France's Prix Femina for "The Falls".
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 240 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Yet one is left at the conclusion of TAKE ME, TAKE ME WITH YOU with the desire to know her better, to learn what happens to her at the end of the book.

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Anyone who has spent any time reading mysteries knows what happened by the broad clues that are thrown at the readers, but the way that the book is written, the unusual and intense characters created and intensely-built circumstances make this an engrossing and morally unsettling read.

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