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Tell Me Your Dreams

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  40,995 ratings  ·  1,575 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, 341 pages
Published March 1999 by HarperCollins (first published 1998)
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Samama Reza In the end Ashley is shown to be traveling in a train when Toni (her violent alter) suddenly shows up and go Hamptons, where her father was staying,to…moreIn the end Ashley is shown to be traveling in a train when Toni (her violent alter) suddenly shows up and go Hamptons, where her father was staying,to kill him.
So that means Toni and Alette were still alive inside Ashley. (less)
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Noni Wardani
Nov 03, 2007 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
Mar 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
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
Andrei Bădică
Apr 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Iar ea își aminti durerea așteptării disperate a lui Jim din gară, cum crezuse în cuvintele lui, având încredere în el. Se răzgândise și nu fusese suficient de bărbat să vină și să-i spună asta. În schimb, o lăsase să aștepte într-o gară, singură."
"-Ai avut mare noroc. Dar, asta e, unii au noroc, unii nu. De multe ori, Dumnezeu se joacă cu destinele noastre, nu?"
Tea Jovanović
Jun 15, 2013 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... :)
Archit Ojha
Mar 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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.
Bee Lubis
Jan 18, 2008 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
Mar 15, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Aug 01, 2012 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
Jan 20, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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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
Oct 25, 2011 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
Henry Ozogula
Sep 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

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
Apr 01, 2013 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
Zahra Rhm
Jan 14, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery, crime
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
Apr 26, 2014 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; I hear your voice. And the way their attorneys defended the supposed victims was goose-bumpy (?) a ...more
Oct 18, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
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Crime Addict Sifat
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 👌
Jul 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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.
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
Feb 14, 2015 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.
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
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
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  ·  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
Dec 18, 2014 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.
May 30, 2013 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
Apr 11, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Gehna 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
Katherine 黄爱芬
Nov 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Katherine by: Yustina Susi
Saya gak sangka novel ini keren sekali.

Terbagi dgn 3 bagian cerita, bagian pertama ttg kehidupan Ashley Patterson dan kedua alter ego nya, Toni dan Alette. Toni dan Alette saling kenal, tetapi Ashley sama sekali tidak mengetahui mereka. Hingga terjadi 5 pembunuhan sadis pria dgn penikaman beruntun dan dikebiri.

Bagian kedua adalah ttg si pengacara David Singer dgn segala problemanya menghadapi kengototan ayah Ashley dgn mengungkit hutang budi dan ambisinya menjadi partner di firma tempatnya dia
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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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“impish, vivacious, and daring. She was half smoldering, half firecracker. Her face was puckishly heart shaped, her eyes were a mischievous brown, her figure alluring.” 0 likes
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