“A whispering voice at
the back of my mind reminds me that I’ve been this way for some time. Dead,
The dead have a very broad view of the living, of actions
performed out of sight, of thoughts believed to be private. I would know.
Losing both parents is a trial no child should endure, and Marina and Dylan
have endured enough. They deserve the one thing I could never give them: a
A mother’s love, and the truth.
My children have believed a lie about me for years and
years. After all this time I can still feel their hurt in my heart. But the
tether holding me to them is frayed from years of neglect, and I have to find
a way to make my confession before it snaps.
But when the truth comes out, what other beasts will I
“Why do we lie to the children?” someone asked me once.
“To protect them,” I answered.
How terrible it is that they need protection from me. Download and start listening now!