Web of Lies takes you on an emotional
roller-coaster, experienced through the eyes of Sarah Tate, an intelligent, young newcomer to Switzerland who is
swept off her feet by an older, more experienced company manager. Within weeks of their meeting, Bill impresses her
with a courtship vastly unusual in modern times. He lures Sarah with his intellect along with numerous gifts,
expensive restaurants, and trips to luxury hotels. Sarah, who is searching for not only love but security, quickly
finds herself falling for the worldly but sensitive and caring man Bill represents himself to be. In Web of
Lies, she describes the highs and the lows of what it is like to be involved with a person with
Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), how to come to terms with the abuse, and most importantly, how to
“My marriage had just fallen apart. It wasn’t like I didn't see
it coming. So why was I in complete and utter shock?
The warning signs had been blasting out at me in fanfare for
the past.....oooooh, six years or so? Why the hell didn't I hear them? What was wrong with me that I ignored it all
for so long?”
Renaissance begins with the end of a six
year marriage. Sarah suddenly finds herself facing divorce, debt, and a future as a single mum-of-three.
This certainly wasn’t how she had planned life all those years
ago when she first met her ‘dream man’. Unfortunately, that dream had quickly turned into a nightmare, and now
Sarah was deal with the fallout.
Renaissance picks up Sarah’s story as she
deals with the final stages of a toxic relationship. Despite it seeming as though her world has collapsed, Sarah is
able to escape and close the door on her ex. With the help of family, friends, and therapy, she learns to look
inside herself and find an inner strength she didn’t know she had. Describing the highs and lows of life as a
single mum in Switzerland, Renaissance details Sarah’s journey back to normality. As she
finds solace through her therapist, she begins to learn the true nature of what she has been up against all these
years, and as she arms herself with knowledge, she is slowly able to come to terms with what happened, regain her
strength, and finally move on.
Renaissance is a must read for anybody
who’s found themselves in the position of having to re-build their lives from scratch following the breakdown of a