CRAZY LOVE is brutally honest, compelling, deeply affecting, and ultimately inspiring.  It is a warning to anyone about the signs and symptoms of a love that can destroy, but in the end is also the story of a woman who, as Jane Juska says, “gets off the floor – literally – and goes on to save her own life.”

Straight out of college, with a diploma from an Ivy League school, an exciting job she adored, and all of New York City at her feet, Leslie had everything she dreamed of.  So it was inconceivable that she would fall in love with and marry a man who beat her.

Leslie Morgan Steiner is the editor of the LA Times bestselling Mommy Wars and writes “On Balance,” the popular daily Washington Post on-line column about working motherhood.  She is a frequent national television and radio guest on NBC’s Today Show, The Diane Rehm Show on National Public Radio, MSNBC, Fox News, and other programs.  Steiner holds a BA in English from Harvard College and is a successful corporate executive with twenty years of marketing experience at Leo Burnett, Johnson & Johnson, and The Washington Post, where she was general manager.  Leslie lives with her husband and three children in Washington, D.C.

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