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Tell Me Your Dreams

3.96  ·  Rating details ·  49,054 ratings  ·  1,889 reviews
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 not to panic, but lately her sleep had been filled with nightmares, and she had awakened each morning with a feeling of impending doom.

Thus begins Sidney Sheldon's chilling new novel, Tell Me Your Dreams. Thre
Paperback, 384 pages
Published August 1999 by Vision (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 gil…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 rated it it was amazing
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
Mar 02, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was my second Sidney Sheldon novel. I was in high school back then. A friend had an edition which included two novels - Nothing Lasts Forever and this one. I had heard a lot about Sheldon's novel and borrowed the book.

Nothing Lasts Forever did not make much of an impression but Tell Me Your Dreams was the real deal. I was hooked on from the very beginning and became a fan of the author. I agree that this book is not a great piece of piece of literature. But, it is a very entertaining potboi
Ahmad Sharabiani
Tell Me Your Dreams. Sidney Sheldon
Tell Me Your Dreams, is a 1998 novel, by American writer Sidney Sheldon. The main characters of the book are Ashley Patterson, an introverted workaholic, her co-workers, Toni Prescott, an outgoing singer and dancer, and shy artist Alette Peters and Ashley's father, Dr. Steven Patterson. The three women do not get along very well, because of their dissimilar natures. Toni and Alette generally maintain a friendship, with Alette a calming influence, but Toni disli
Mar 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-we-own
With Sidney Sheldon books, most of the time you can't find right words to write in your review. Because you are so thrilled to speak or write anything.

This book was adorable.
Eddie Rose
Jan 18, 2008 rated it it was amazing
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
Mar 15, 2012 rated it did not like it
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Sully (thysaltymar)
Aug 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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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 it.
Jan 20, 2009 rated it it was ok
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Ann Jenelle Rotol
Nov 06, 2012 rated it really liked it
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
Nov 17, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who was creeped out reading this and wants to know more.
All around the cobbler's bench

The monkey chased the weasel

The monkey thought it was all in fun.

Pop goes the weasel.

Want to be seriously creeped out? Read this book. Sheldon's version of a is of coarse superb..I give it 3.5 stars because it is so creepy and because some of the way certain abuse is dealt with was awful and cringe worthy. And SOMEONE who should be, is never punished. That bothered me.

But it is a creeper of a book to
Apr 26, 2014 rated it did not like it
Recommended to Voldemort by: Poison Ivy
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; I hear your voice. And the way their attorneys defended the supposed victims was goose-bumpy (?) a ...more
This was a three car pile-up of twists I don't like, and I'm so disappointed. It's definitely me and not the book, though, so if you like breezy prose and kooky thrillers, maybe give it a chance. ...more
Apr 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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
Oct 25, 2011 rated it really liked it
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
Oct 18, 2014 rated it did not like it
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Henry Ozogula
Sep 03, 2018 rated it really liked it

A savage killer whose modus operandi sends a chill down men's spines: viciously stabbing the men to death, and then cruelly slashing off their private part! Apparently a demon straight from hell; yet the truth might be unbelievable. The killer, a woman is charming, courteous, amiable, peace loving. The epitome of a most desirable young woman. And for good measure, her father is a world renowned doctor, who will pull out all the stops for her. And our heroine here is not even aware that she has k
Jul 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
It was perfect the first time. It was perfect the second time. What more do I need to add? Review to come if I find the right words.
Kace | The Booknerd
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. As 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 by everyone. If you are a Sidney Sheldon fan or Mystery/Suspense lover, you would have a great ...more
Crime Addict Sifat
Apr 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Awesome. Doesn't matter which book of Sydney Sheldon you are reading, it will always make you thrilled.

It is the story of a girl named Ashley Patterson, who is suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder yet she is unaware of it. She has two other alters named Toni Prescott and Alette Peters, who know her but she does not know them. Very nice thriller. Go for it 👌
Jan 24, 2013 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
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
Anas I S
Jun 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
A fiction of a heart surgeon,s daughter named Ashley Peterson and the problem faced by her. Her insecurities and how that changed her life. You may find cliched because the main subject on which story evolve is well explored in recent times in movies and news.but the way Sheldon gives the audience a clearcut picture about multiple personality disorder is what makes this book a great read.
Feb 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-i-own
I'm out of words! This book blew my mind. It just became one of my all-time favorites. ...more
Apr 11, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Jarvis by: Aditya Jain
4.5 stars rounded down to 4!

You know when you are listening a really loud rock song and you become oblivious to the world around you and become a part of an imaginary music video which is only in your head. And then the song finishes and you look at people around you sitting in silence completely unaware of the great music that was jamming in your headphones seconds ago. That is exactly how this book felt. There was so much going on in the book; I would read a bit, completely engrossed, and look
May 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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
Sep 28, 2009 rated it liked it
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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
Aug 08, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: vulkan, 2016
Actual rating 3.5
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
Jan 11, 2017 rated it liked it
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 immedi ...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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