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     Longtime therapist Dr. Charlene "Charlie" Pederson admits that her fixation with college sweetheart Danny Shapiro has reached the unsettling stage of obsession.  Jolted by turning fifty and struggling with a condescending husband, Charlie crafts a harebrained scheme to find Danny and recapture his heart.  Her delight at reuniting with her old flame soon turns to indignation when he accuses her of stalking him.
 
     Danny's fears about being stalked are well-founded.  Charlie plays on her professional expertise about stalking to worm her way back into Danny's life...all the while jeopardizing her marriage, tarnishing her reputation, and alienating her best friend.  After her darkest secret is revealed, Charlie plunges into unfamiliar depths of pain and mortal danger and must rely on every psychological trick in her book to survive.
 
     Degrees of Obsession will take you on a riveting journey from risky infatuation to personal fulfillment and forgiveness.