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Saturday, November 29, 2014

BOOK SPOTLIGHT & REVIEW: Shrink Rapt by Freda Hansburg

Shrink Rapt
By Freda Hansburg

Genre: Psychological Thriller 


Psychologist April Simon reaches that conclusion when four of her most unstable patients begin to violently unravel following the murder of their psychiatrist, Lowell Morgenstern, April’s arrogant department chairman.  She suspects it’s no coincidence that all four were subjects in his research project.

As April tries to undo Morgenstern’s mayhem, she finds her colleagues turning resentful, her career on the line, and the chairman’s killer closing in.  Who can she trust?  Maybe Sam Perone, the attractive, cynical detective who seeks her help in solving Morgenstern’s murder – that is, when he’s not treating her as a suspect.   

My Review

Just finished Shrink Rapt, the spectacular debut novel by New Jersey psychologist Freda Hansburg.

This dark psychological thriller centers on young Philadelphia psychologist, April Simon,  who stumbles on the body of her domineering department chairman. The police rule his death a homicide, which launches Dr. Simon into a world of deceit, where not even her closest colleagues can be trusted.

This stunning book has a cast of rich characters, razor sharp dialogue, and Breakneck plot twists that made it nearly impossible to put this book down, and the novel’s climax is a gut punch!

If you like suspense, this is the book for you. 

Author Bio

Freda Hansburg is a psychologist who lives with her husband in New Jersey.  She is the co-author of the self-help books PeopleSmart and Working PeopleSmart.  Shrink Rapt is her first novel.


Freda Hansburg is giving away one signed paperback of Shrink Rapt!

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