Sleeping with a Psychopath by Carolyn Woods
An epic true story of love and deception told by the woman whose life was destroyed by a seductive conman, Mark Acklom. The British Dirty John.
'You're right. It is totally extraordinary. My life is like a film; you couldn't make it up ... But there's something I have to tell you,' he confided, as he leaned across the table towards me. 'I'm not normal.'
After a job change and divorce, Carolyn Woods was living happily in a quiet Cotswolds village when an attractive stranger abruptly arrived in her life. Introducing himself as Mark Conway, he exuded confidence and much to her surprise Carolyn quickly became captivated by this mysterious man.
A rich Swiss banker (who later confided he was a spy), he offered Carolyn the companionship she'd unwittingly been missing and introduced her to an exciting, glamorous world. In fact, some things were so astonishing she questioned her new lover. Was all as it seemed?
The truth devastated Carolyn's entire world. For a start, this man's real name was Mark Acklom and he was rich but for one reason only...
A real-life crime thriller, Sleeping with a Psychopath is a blow-by-blow account that shines a light on the power of manipulation and the human will to survive.