When Victoria awakes to find a dead man in her bed, A Wish for Death, takes you back seventeen years leading up to the demise of the murdered man. Who was he? Did she kill him? Victoria had idea that stepping into the work world would make such a dramatic change in her life. As a housewife and mother of five children, her life consisted of being a caretaker for years. When she entered the work world, she and her husband, Stan, would endure drastic changes in both of their lives. Sexual harassment and eventually rape leads Victoria down a winding road. As she struggles to come back up and regain her dignity, she must overcome guilt, hopelessness and turmoil. Years later she learns of her daughter's dilemma, and struggles to help her daughter overcome the trauma she's been through. Her past experience assists in the aid of her daughter's recovery. Victoria attends college as an adult, and strives to make it in the southern state of South Carolina, a state once kwn as a good ole boy state. Both she and her daughter are frightened when they become a target. But in the end, victory lies in fate, and fate usually comes with a price. Victoria's victory and fate comes with the ultimate price-death.