Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes

Into the Darkest Corner

Elizabeth Haynes

Cathy was brutally attacked by her boyfriend leaving her with severe OCD. Now he’s free from jail …. A scary novel which captures the overwhelming helplessness felt by victims of domestic abuse. Brilliantly atmospheric, extremely violent and sexually explicit. You become totally immersed in Cathy's battle to survive. Thankfully there’s some light relief from other characters. Read it - it’s well worth the emotional effort.


The feeling of him is strong today. I can smell him, feel him in the air. I remember how it felt, waiting for him to come back, knowing there was nothing at all I could do to get away, no point in running, no point in fighting. It was easier just to give up.

And now?

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