Mystery Romance Novel Takes Readers Into an Emotional Journey Full of Drama and Suspense

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Patty Dilbeck’s new book ‘The Safe Place’ tells the compelling story of a psychologist who found the woman of his dreams and a beaten young woman who fights to regain her lost memory.

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A top psychologist hasn’t found the woman of his dreams. He’s only been engaged to one woman in his life, and she died in a car accident about ten years ago. But his oldest brother knows that God has plans for him. When he finds a young woman outside his office that has been severely beaten, he makes a decision that changes his life forever.

The Safe Place” written by Patty Dilbeck is a mystery romance novel that tells the story of Dr. Steve Ralls who got entangled with Kelsi, a mysterious woman whom he barely knew. She had no recollection of her past. She did not know who she was, if she had a family, a job, anything. She doesn’t know what is wrong. The first thing she remembers is becoming conscious next to the bushes and hearing Steve’s voice. She’s very apprehensive about what happened to her and why she was beaten so badly.

She also realizes that Steve’s touch and voice are the only things that she can trust. As her health improves, she tries to keep a distance between them and wanted to move away but is pulled into his life. Before long, Steve and his family became her whole world-her security, her family, her support system, her happiness, and most of all, he became the lover she has waited for all her life. Indeed, Steve is her safe place. However, will Kelsi regain her past memory back? What was the truth behind her beatings that is about to be revealed?

“The Safe Place” is an emotional roller-coaster ride of a read that is sure to awaken readers’ senses from beginning to end. With elements of drama and suspense, this book also tackles an important social issue pertaining to physical, emotional and sexual abuse among children, it effects on them and what could be done to prevent this greatest scourge of modern society.

This book was featured at the 2013 BookExpo America in New York City last May 30-June 1, 2013

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About the Author
Patty Dilbeck was born in Phoenix, Arizona. She now lives in Lubbock, Texas with her husband Ray.

The Safe Place* by Patty Dilbeck
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 113 pages; 978-1-4771-2471-0
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 113 pages; 978-1-4771-2472-7
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4771-2473-4

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