Publisher: Reeve Thomas
What if the person who is supposed to love you most cannot be trusted? Explore the dark side of mother and daughter relationships with this little collection of flash fiction and short stories.Mommy Anonymous: Nine-year-old Emily creates a video documentary of her mother's unraveling into mental illness ... until the day they come to take her mother away.In Tandem: A mother is hospitalized after a suicide attempt. She is sure her husband cannot stand the sight of her. She wonders who has taken her place while she is away.Poor Soul: A daughter reflects on the source of her eating disorder as her mother berates an obese woman. Destiny Burning: Destiny's mother is unable to abide her daughter's budding womanhood. So she torments her with nasty insults and abuse. It is a recipe for combustion. ...