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Tell Me Your Dreams

3.92  ·  Rating Details ·  35,394 Ratings  ·  1,247 Reviews
The fast-paced new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The Best Laid Plans, Morning, Noon & Night and Bloodline. Someone was following her. She had read about stalkers, but they belonged in a different, faraway world. She had no idea who it could be, who would want to harm her. She was trying desperately hard not to panic, but lately her sleep had been ...more
Paperback, 341 pages
Published March 1999 by HarperCollins (first published 1998)
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Ravi Man if u remember, as the ending drew nearer tony made a plan with alette to feign becoming cured to get out of the hospital and kill ashley's dad. Dr…moreif u remember, as the ending drew nearer tony made a plan with alette to feign becoming cured to get out of the hospital and kill ashley's dad. Dr gilbert helped ashley embrace her other selves... he made them communicate with each other. Ashley came to embrace the feelings of Tony and Alette. So she joined the both of them in pretending to becoming cured to get out of that cell and get what needs to be done. (kill her father)

At the end ,as Ashley boards the train Tony takes over and sings her song.
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Noni Wardani
Nov 03, 2007 Noni Wardani rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'd say that this is sheldon's best book. Among all of his books, this was the one that could drop my jaw down..haaa. I remembered reading this book during my grammar class, since i could not put it down even for a single second.In the end i was kicked out of the class because unconsciously i was gasping very loudly. Sheldon really put the story in a stunning and excellent way. The plot, starting from the beginning,the climax, till the end was really well written. You would never have guessed th ...more
Tea Jovanović
Jun 15, 2013 Tea Jovanović rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Svakom prevodiocu je zadovoljstvo i čast da dobije priliku da prevodi autora koga voli i čije je sve knjige pročitao... :) Prošlo je 15 godina od prvog objavljivanja ovog prevoda... I knjiga je doživela da je objavi i treći izdavač... Prvo izdanje bilo je Narodne knjige, drugo Alnarija, a najnovije, ovogodišnje Vulkana... a verovatno će ove godine osvanuti i prvo crnogorsko izdanje... :) ali u pitanju je u svim slučajevima isti prevod... :)
Bee Lubis
Jan 18, 2008 Bee Lubis rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sheldon
This is another masterpiece of Sheldon. This book is full of psychological brain game. Sheldon described the alters with very good tricky ideas. I should use my imagination as good as my logic mind to find out what the issues really were. I still couldn't find another fiction book which tells Multiple Personality Disorder as clear as Sheldon's "Tell Me Your Dreams". It even helped to understand MPD when I took psychology in university! ;p

I own this book for myself, Indonesian version, and had re
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Salymar
Aug 01, 2012 Salymar rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
First off, I really don't know how to start, I didn't write a review right away 'cause I was speechless. This is another book you simply cannot put down (even for just a little bit). Anyway, I'll start with the usual. :> Tell Me Your Dreams is a 1998 psychological thriller by the well-known American author, Sidney Sheldon.

The mystery in this novel lies within a woman named Ashley Patterson and her past. It’s better to say less about the story. I might spoil it too much and you wouldn't like i
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Dyuti
Mar 15, 2012 Dyuti rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Stefanie
Jan 20, 2009 Stefanie rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Zahra Rhm
Jan 14, 2017 Zahra Rhm rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime, mystery
اشلی در کودکی دچار آزار جنسی شده و به همین دلیل دچار مشکل چند شخصیتی میشه. شخصیت های سه گانه ی اون علایق و اخلاقیات متفاوت دارن. اما شخص اصلی از وجود شخصیت های تغییریافته ش و حتی اتفاق ناگواری که در کودکی براش اتفاق افتاده بی اطلاعه. هر وقت در مقابل دست درازی مردی قرار میگیره، اون رو به طرز وحشیانه ای میکشه.

کتاب معمایی نیست و فقط جناییه. قاتل از ابتدا مشخصه. کتاب روند دادگاه و اثبات جنون و درمان بیماری اشلی رو دنبال می کنه. روان شناسان زیادی به چندشخصیتی باور ندارن و اونو دلیل موجهی برای اثبات ب
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Ann Jenelle Rotol
I have to confess that I'm really not a fan of Sidney Sheldon's works. The thing he writes isn't just my cup of tea. But I can honestly say that I really like Tell Me Your Dreams. That's because there's a touch of psychology in here.

Psychology's holy grail plus murder equals a masterpiece! I can say that Sidney Sheldon is a good writer because of this book.

I remember being amazed of how Sidney Sheldon narrated this novel. Where everything at first is confusing and gradually it all becomes clear
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silvia
Apr 01, 2013 silvia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: novel
I was quite familiar with Sidney Sheldon's novels since I was in the junior high school. By familiar, I mean I've been knowing his famous name with dozens of bestseller book yet didn't have any interest to even try to read some of his books. Not until my husband eagerly introduced it to me and showed me how he'd been impressed by the Sheldon's novels.

So at first, I tried to please him by reading one of the Sheldon's novel he had recommended me, "Tell Me Your Dream". This eventually marks the fi
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Erin
Oct 25, 2011 Erin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This story is about the women, Ashley Patterson, who suffer the multiple personalities disorder. She have a two seperated different personalities, Toni Prescott who is a very aggrasive girl and Alette Peters who is a shy and kind girl. Both of them was created when Ashley was raped by her father, Dr. Steven Patterson, who is famous doctor in the world.

This story is divided in three part. First part is related to the story of murder by Toni and then, in the second part, author narrated that how
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Voldemort
Apr 26, 2014 Voldemort rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Voldemort by: Jonnu
This is what happens when you have a brilliant idea but you’re simply a shitty writer. There was no suspense, no plot twist and I really wanted the story to end quickly so I could read my other “precious” books. Second part felt like an alter of John’s Grisham A time to kill… or The firm…..or his other not so cool law-based books. Lately I’ve seen this Korean drama based on lawyers and prosecutors entitled I hear your voice. And the way their attorneys defended the supposed victims was goose-bum ...more
Dulfino
Oct 18, 2014 Dulfino rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
i've read this book when i was a freshman in highschool. all my peers talk about this like it's the best book ever. and back then, i though it was too. but after a few years, i can't help but frown all throughout re-reading this book.

**SPOILER ALERT**


the circumstances that was chosen by the author to set and deliver the "twists" of the story was HORRIBLE. really? a character who only meets sexual abusers??? are you serious? THE PLOT WAS SO FORCED. it almost sounds juvenile. and the development
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Mary
Jan 24, 2013 Mary rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes contemporary mysteries
Recommended to Mary by: Library Book Sale
Ashley Patterson is a brainy and gorgeous "computer whiz" with a cushy job at a fast-growing start-up computer graphics company in Silicon Valley. She is lonely, shy, and lives a life that is unfulfilling to her. She is also absolutely convinced that someone is stalking her. Toni Prescott and Alette Peters are both co-workers of Ashley's, however the similarities end there.

Toni is a saucy, British vixen with a penchant for Internet dating and dancing at discotheques. 'La bella Italiana' Alette
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Rachita Gupta
I picked up this book cuz I am a BIG HUGE SUPER fan of Sidney Sheldon. If you want a book you can't put down, his is the best shelf in the library. So, obviously, I was expecting nothing less than perfect from the book.
And, this novel matched, no, went beyond all the pre-set standards! The story is about a girl with a multiple personality disorder..And she's completely unaware of it. The book goes through three stages: One, the girl, and her multiple conflicting personas, get involved in a horri
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Paula
Dec 18, 2014 Paula rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
2015 Reading Challenge: #41 Libro de un autor nunca leído
Primer libro que leo de este señor y me gustó mucho. Al principio era un estilo el psicoanalista pero después cambia de rumbo y me sorprendió porque pude conocer más sobre el tema judicial; planeo leer otras obras suyas.
Vesna
Aug 08, 2015 Vesna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: vulkan, 2016
4.5
Ajla
Feb 14, 2015 Ajla rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm out of words! This book blew my mind. It just became one of my all-time favorites.
Shaghayegh Sedaghat
مهم اين نيست كه چقدر باهوش باشيد، هميشه شلدون يك قدم از شما جلوتره.
خوندن رمانهاي شلدون براي من هميشه يك روتين" يكروزه خوندن" رو داره و كتابهاش هميشه معروف به "نميشه يك لحظه زمين گذاشت"ن.
با اين وجود اين رمان در عين زيبايي كيفيت معمول كارهاي شلدون رو نداشت. با وجود غافل گيري هاي خوب و به موقعش از نصف كتاب به بعد عملا تبديل يه يك مستند روانشناسي شد و اتفاق خاصي هم درون قسمتها نيفتاد.
با اينكه رمان روانشناسي "صورت برهنه" شلدون حدود سي سال قبل از "روياهايت را به من بگو" نوشته شده ولي كيفيت صورت برهنه
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Skz
May 30, 2013 Skz rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The best Sidney Sheldon novel by far, and I have read quite a few in my days, when life was all about sneaking novels into the dorms and reading them under blanket covers. A feat feasible through generosity of friends who were days-scholars and made them available for reading
Jijo Sunny
Nov 02, 2010 Jijo Sunny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I just finished reading the Book 1. Amazing Climax! A++
Everything was un-expected.

The best thing about Sheldon is that - He never fluffs (unlike twilight). Every page contains at least 1 major incident. I was actually unable to keep the book down.
Rhodz Sky
May 31, 2015 Rhodz Sky rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Romance wise, I would never recommend Sheldons' book. But when it comes to mystery and thriller, there is no doubt S.S. could make you scream to the the nth level.
:-).
Adrian
Aug 20, 2015 Adrian rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
wow amazing
the end was truly unexpected !!!
But i wanted the villain to die :( :(
Muthiah Prabhakaran
A fantastic page turner...
Reign
Jan 11, 2017 Reign rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I chose to read this one because I learned from some forum that this is about (view spoiler). It's too late to realize that I have spoiled myself on that part. If I didn't know what this was about, it surely would be a mindfuck. And all that happens after, even the ending was a bit predictable already. Yep, it really isn't anyone's fault but me. I've been hearing good things about the author for a while but I only found time to read one now which I immedia ...more
Ros
May 05, 2016 Ros rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another of Sheldon's masterpiece with full of twists and turns. The idea of using Multiple Personality Disorder to weave in a murder story is extremely interesting but also very tricky to handle, but Sheldon has done his research well. I was pleasantly intrigued at his accurate use of psychological terms, of causes and symptoms as well as treatment of MPD. This knowledge I just picked up during my intro to psych course in uni (finally I studied something that actually appears outside of the clas ...more
⊱ Poppy ⊰
Nov 18, 2015 ⊱ Poppy ⊰ rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: thriller
First off, I really don't know how to start, I didn't write a review right away 'cause I was speechless. This is another book you simply cannot put down (even for just a little bit). Anyway, I'll start with the usual. :> Tell Me Your Dreams is a 1998 psychological thriller by the well-known American author, Sidney Sheldon.

The mystery in this novel lies within a woman named Ashley Patterson and her past. It’s better to say less about the story. I might spoil it too much and you wouldn't like i
...more
Ana Jupek
Well,to be honest i gave it a 3 * just because it is S.Sheldon. And i loved him....when i was around 15... I felt nostalgic when my colleague gave me some old books her mother owned. Six of them are from S.Sheldon. I read 3 of his book (not that many i admit )but i was surprised abouth his writing style. . . Very easy going... like a screenplay in a way. I guess i should read Bloodline again. I was 14 when i tought that was a perfect book. . . I will read all of the books i got of course. .I jus ...more
Liv (Оља)
Actual rating 3.5
CONTAINS SPOILERS
This was such a great book! I couldn't put it down! It was full of twists that just made me gasp.
The characters were great and had depth. I totally believed the whole story. I believed the characters. The writing stil though simple, was really capturing.
But: there are a few things about the plot I did not like.
1. The romance between Gilbert and Ashley wasn't actually shown, even though it was clearly pointed out in some places that the two had feelings for each
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Arjun Kumar D D
May 13, 2013 Arjun Kumar D D rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tell Me Your Dreams is a first thriller novel for me. Tell Me Your Dreams was written by sideny sheldon in the year of 1998.

lets begin the review……

Tell Me Your Dreams- This title attracted me to read this book. And its thriller story too. So i just got into. I would found out Anniyan Movie is copied if i read this novel before 2000(which is not possible 90%). Yup, I.

This book’s Core is MPD. I really got much interested upto 90 pages. after that slowly the slower part becomes out. Particularly th
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Kaycee ❤️
Tell Me Your Dreams is a very interesting, engaging, nail-biting and heart-pounding read based on the concept of Multiple Personality Disorder or Split Personality. Being a nurse, this book grabbed my attention immediately. And I was hooked from page one up to the last. I won't go into details because I don't want to spoil it for those who haven't read it yet and besides this book needs to be read. If you are Sidney Sheldon fan or Mystery/Suspense lover, you would really have a great time read ...more
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Sidney Sheldon (1917-2007) was an American writer who won awards in three careers—a Broadway playwright, a Hollywood TV and movie screenwriter, and a best-selling novelist.

His TV works spanned a twenty-year period during which he created I Dream of Jeannie (1965-70), Hart to Hart (1979-84), and The Patty Duke Show (1963-66), but it was not until after he turned 50 and began writing best-selling no
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