A story of domestic violence and a family torn apart, written from the perspective of a mother and grandmother
Ingrid endured years of violence at the hands of her husband who charmed, manipulated and bullied her, her sons, and those around him. A petty criminal in his youth, his offences escalated over time as he moved on to suspected drug trafficking, road rage and rape. When Ingrid met a new man, it enraged her husband even more. Ingrid took the children and left him but he lured the boys back and turned them against their mother. The author is Ingrid's mother.