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The Resource This I Would Kill For

This I Would Kill For

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This I Would Kill For
Title
This I Would Kill For
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Summary
Psychiatrist Natalie King is the expert witness in a vicious child custody battle, and the stakes are high. Getting it wrong means handing a child over to an abuser—or depriving that child of the only father she knows.Is Jenna gaming the system, or is her ex-husband Malik as dangerous as she suggests? How can Natalie best protect the child? And now that Natalie’s pregnant—and still unsure of the child’s paternity—how is a growing preoccupation with her own lost father affecting her judgment?Court dramas, cultural clashes and media backlash create an explosive mixture that forces Natalie to make life and death choices.How far will a parent go to keep—or save—their child?Anne Buist is the Chair of Women’s Mental Health at the University of Melbourne. She has over twenty-five years’ clinical and research experience in perinatal psychiatry, and works with protective services and the legal system in cases of abuse, kidnapping, infanticide and murder. Professor Buist is married to novelist Graeme Simsion and has two children. Her novels featuring forensic psychiatrist Natalie King are Medea’s Curse, Dangerous to Know and This I Would Kill For.‘Buist gives the reader a plot that is original and believable, with more than one twist to keep the reader guessing right up to a heart-stopping climax. Her expertise in the mental health field is apparent in every paragraph...Buist is certainly setting the bar high for her next literary foray: this one has to be her best yet.’ BookMooch‘When psychiatrist Natalie King is asked to be an expert witness in a custody battle between Jenna and Malik for their daughter Chelsea, it’s the kind of low-key thing she’s interested in now that she’s pregnant...Anne Buist, Chair of Women’s Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, lays bare the emotional carnage of these battles in this harrowing thriller.’ Readings‘Forensic psychiatrist Natalie King is not your average heroine nor is Medea’s Curse a predictable by-the-numbers thriller...An intelligent, thought-provoking tale.’ Courier Mail on Medea’s Curse‘Buist brings her considerable experience as a perinatal psychiatrist to bear in this novel, giving it authenticity and gravitas.’ Daily Telegraph on Medea’s Curse‘An intelligent thriller.’ Who Weekly on Medea’s Curse‘A harrowing and thrilling read, this mystery will keep you on the edge of your seat.’ Buzzfeed, Best Australian Books of 2015 on Medea’s Curse
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Buist, Anne
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  • Australian Fiction
  • Crime & Thriller
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This I Would Kill For
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BORROWBOX:TXT_480017
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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Isbn
9781925626285
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optical disk
Label
This I Would Kill For
Control code
BORROWBOX:TXT_480017
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925626285
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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