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Summary

In 2006, Mary Turner Thomson’s world shattered when she discovered her husband Will was a bigamist, con man and convicted sex offender. Unbeknownst to her, this would be the start of a bold new chapter in her life, fighting to protect other women from his heartless gaslighting campaigns - and putting a stop to his endless deception.

Mary thought her story would end with the revelation that Will in fact had several families - and numerous children. But when she discovered that he had continued to prey on new victims, she vowed to turn his betrayal into a force for good. On her mission to protect these women and others, Mary also learned more about the psychopathy behind Will’s duplicitous behaviour.

Teaming up with his newest fiancée in the US, Mary attempts to put an end to Will’s devastating activities. But will she and her fellow victims succeed in their ultimate goal: to bring down Will Jordan forever?

Mary Turner Thomson began telling her story in her first book, The Bigamist. Now, in The Psychopath, she delves deeper into Will's betrayal, telling an entirely new story of how she moved on, and helped others do the same.

©2021 Mary Turner Thomson. (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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Do not waste your time

This is a book about the fact that the author wrote a book. It’s repetitive, badly written and boring. I thought I would be able to learn something from this book, instead I’m annoyed I wasted a credit on this rubbish.

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I guess it was my fault. I hoped it was True Crime

I gave this book 2.5 hours and had to give up.

I dont understand why the book is called 'The Psychopath. Its not about a psychopath. It's about the life of a victim of a psychopath. It's about how she brought her children up, how she was on the Jeremy Kyle programme, how she wrote her own book and all sorts of other random consequences of having been 'married' to this guy...

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Not great

The first red flag was the author describing a "downs syndrome child" rather than CHILD WITH DOWNS SYNDROME. Then, the transcript of the spy camera footage, we know who is who!!!! You don't need to say the name every single time, severely irritating. I was really in to this at first but the more it went on the more I feel it's just not a book in its own right, just a brag about the previous book and some repetitive stories. Lost interest. Rubbish.

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Brilliant!

Brilliantly written and narrated. Amazing insight into this ASPD. Couldn’t put it down! Has made me want to learn more.

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Me me me

I ended up Not liking the author. Show off who is very full of herself. Thought it was going to be a good listen but had to give up as I was annoyed with her.

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Fascinating!

Listened immediately after reading The Bigamist. Both books are fascinating and dispelled any ideas about victims of psychopaths being easy prey. An important and accessible insight into the behaviour of manipulative people.

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What an amazing courageous woman!

You should be so proud Mary Turner Thomson. You have achieved so much and your book is full of inspiring examples of how you worked all this out for the good of all women who find themselves in this situation.

And what a fine role model you are for your children and all who have helped themselves heal because of you sharing your story and being the listener they needed.

Thank you.

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A stronger woman

This is really the second part to 'The Bigamist' that confirms that the experience Mary had was not because she was a victim, but just one woman amongst many abused over a huge period of time by one man. As you listen you will be shocked at how prolific Will is,and how he is able to move from person to person over decades without conscience .But really this story is Mary's story now. He has underestimated the strength of the women he used, like Mary, who support and protect each other and also inevitably, as shown,future victims.It is a more complex book than I expected. I really enjoyed it more because I think you can hear the difference in tone from her first book, with Mary now .It's uplifting that a woman and her family ,after everything she has gone through, has come out of the other side of this in all her glory.This is a well balanced story and her research is balanced and informative,I actually feel like I've learnt something today thankyou 🙂

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Really interesting listen

I have never thankfully been close to this kind of scenario. I am so glad I never met this kind of man because I think I would defiantly have been tricked. Great to hear so many women have stood fought and won against such unfairness and cruelty. Great book, good performance well worth listening.

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A Book I Couldn't Put Down...

I first came across "The Bigamist "by accident last week and was compelled to quickly catch up with "The Psychopath". Your story is shocking but you can see how strong you have become and it's great to see your strength coming through when reading your new book. Well done and looking forward to reading more of your work.

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  • 29-07-21

became political

was enjoying book until she stuck her nose in our politics. how dare her talk about our President the way she did. this man turned our country around. a great business man. maybe if she wasn't so stupid she wouldn't of gotten into the mess she was in. I refused to finish the book.

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  • Jack50e
  • 30-07-21

Amazing and enlightening

I loved how the author told the story and although it is non-fiction it grabbed my attention and held it like reading a suspenseful novel. Entertaining and educational. A must read for any single person interested in doing online dating.

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  • Bernadine C. Doll
  • 16-07-21

Full of great information

I enjoyed the reality in this book and it helped me recognize some ex brother-in-laws. It was enjoyable for the most part…up until the author began trashing our president.

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  • Mary Curran
  • 01-03-22

Very interesting until it became political

I found that this was very interesting, and then it became political and it turned me completely off.


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  • Marlena Westfal
  • 11-05-21

Brilliant

It's wonderful to hear a story of a person overcoming abuse and using her story to explore the inner workings of a psychopathic mind.
The book is well written, the story is engaging and highly informative.

Personally, I don't think I was ever affected by a highly psychopathic person but I believe that educating oneself on the subject is crucial.

I believe that anyone who is currently out on the dating scene should read this book.

Big thank you to the author for writing this book.
I especially enjoyed the appendix. Thank you so much highlighting the issue and giving us the tools we can arm ourselves with 🙏

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  • Seashellmnb
  • 01-04-21

Did we need a follow up?

I cannot help but wonder why this follow-up was written. "The Bigamist" was entertaining but this is repetitive, lacks insight (Mary is retelling the experiences of others for huge chunks) and it takes on a clinical diagnosis feel that really became dull. The writing just does not have the spark the first book did. Mary Turner Thomson is quite a good narrator. However, I did not need separate narrators for Will and Michelle's dialog. It was not necessary and distracted a bit from the story. (imho)

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  • Lynn
  • 27-03-21

scary

Love the narrative books by the author's. Very informative and we'll written. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Sonya
  • 17-03-21

Thank you

I have surrounded my reading with true crime novels & now I know why. Thank you for the insight, the courage & awareness of self.