Richard and Rachel returned home from the hospital at midnight, crept up to their rooms and crawled into their beds. Carl was still in intensive care but stable for the moment. His mother had been distraught and looking to vent… Read More ›
Rachel discovers the ultimate betrayal by her mother and vows to get revenge.
Rachel has a knock-down, drag out confrontation with her mother.
Reverend Mother’s treachery is revealed, to the astonishment of her children.
Patricia gets schooled in the art of dumpster diving for company secrets.
Rachel’s world is turned upside down, when she uncovers something shameful that her mother kept secret.
My new friend Plum revealed dark side. The warning voice in my head spoke up, imploring me to leave. The only sensible course of action was to leave and never look back. I was about to be sucked into something, for which my sheltered existence had not prepared me.
Reverend Mother had always been there for Thomas throughout his childhood, rescuing him when his mother’s drunken boyfriends turned violent. Gratitude made him readily agree to do bad things for her. As a teen, he was pleased to be entrusted with such dangerous tasks. He was good at it…a little too good. When he wanted to stop, Reverend Mother blackmailed him. As a grown man, what Thomas wants most is to be free of Reverend Mother.
Just when my obsession with Plum begins to subside, she calls again.
Reverend Mother’s adult children take turns on the hot seat, as she reads them the riot act.