Girl From the Tree House

Girl From the Tree House

Book - 2019
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Horace Reid's death opened the door to our freedom. His widow, Elizabeth, exists only on paper. She disappeared thirty years ago. It's us, the Tribe, who live in her body now. But nobody knows that. Us are Elise, the reluctant host, Lilly the closer, Ama, the proverbial mother, Sky, our wise guide, Amadeus, the warrior, and Luke, the man around the house. There are others, but we make sure they stay hidden and away from harm. After Horace's funeral, they tried to lock us in a mental hospital. Our sister-in-law had it all carefully planned. Thanks to quick thinking, yes, being a multiple has its advantages, we escaped to New Zealand's South Island. Tucked away in the West Coast wilderness we ... well, the plan was to continue our healing. We didn't expect that monsters from our past still had us on their radar. When the police accuse us of murder we have to run again. Where to go, which way to turn? Our neighbour Scott appears helpful, but can we trust him? Can we trust ourselves? Can we trust anyone? The Girl from the tree house is the first of a series of psychological thrillers set in current day New Zealand. It describes how Elizabeth, a thirty-two-year-old woman with multiple personalities (Dissociative Identity Disorder, DID), fights for her sanity and freedom. Four core personalities tell the story from the inside out, giving a touching insight into the workings of the dissociated mind. There are no graphic descriptions of abuse.
Publisher: New Zealand :, Gudrun Frerichs,, 2019.
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 227 pages ;,23 cm.
Series:
Series Volume: 1.

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