Psychopaths are cunning charmers and master manipulators, to the point where you start to accept the most extreme behaviors as normal.
All around us, every single day, human beings devoid of empathy are wreaking havoc and destroying lives in the coldest, most heartless ways imaginable.
They hide behind a veil of normalcy, arranging their friends and partners like pawns in a game of chess.
Once hooked, their charming promises spin into mind games and psychological torture.
Written from the heart, Psychopath Free is the first guide for survivors written by a survivor, offering hope for healing and thriving after psychopathic abuse.
Have you ever been in a relationship with a psychopath? Chances are, even if you did, you would never know it.
In constant pursuit of money, sex, influence, or simple entertainment, psychopaths will do whatever it takes to gain power over others.
Using false praise and flattery to get what they want, they can lure any unsuspecting target into a relationship.
Victims are left devastated and confused, unable to recognize—or even put into words—the nightmare that just took place.
Say goodbye to the chaos, self-doubt, and victimization.
A significantly expanded edition of Psychopath Free—containing new chapters, updated content, and real survivor experiences—that will help you recover from emotionally abusive relationships with narcissists, sociopaths, and other toxic people.
Frustrated by the simplest daily routines, he finds his existence has become unbearable.
Freddie McCall, the night man at Leroy’s group home, works two jobs yet still can’t make ends meet.
Medical bills have buried him in debt, a situation that propels him to consider a lucrative—and dangerous—proposition.
She also looks after her mentally ill elderly father.
Severely wounded in the Iraq war, Leroy Kervin has lived in a group home for eight years.
An act of desperation helps him disappear deep into his mind, into a world of romance and science fiction, danger and adventure where he is whole once again.
He’s lost his wife and kids, and the house is next.
Pauline Hawkins, a nurse, cares for the sick and wounded, including Leroy.
Yet she remains emotionally removed, until she meets a young runaway who touches something deep and unexpected inside her.
In his heartbreaking yet hopeful fourth novel, award-winning author Willy Vlautin demonstrates his extraordinary talent for illuminating the disquiet of modern American life, captured in the experiences of three memorable characters looking for meaning in distressing times.
In crystalline prose, both beautiful and devastating, this “major realist talent” (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) considers the issues transforming ordinary people’s lives—the cost of health care, the lack of economic opportunity, the devastating scars of war—creating an extraordinary contemporary portrait that is also a testament to the resiliency of the human heart.