Growing up, Allison never realized her mother was hiding a dark secret. Mother's dying words were, I will take the secret to my grave. That was just what she did. After exploring Mother's attic, Allison stumbled onto an old chest that had remained locked for many years. Unlocking the chest sent Allison on a search for the truth. She never dreamed that Mother could hold on to a secret for so many years. Would Mother's words destroy the lives of several families or would Allison let the secret stay buried with her mother and herself as well?
Phyllis f. McManus enjoys writing short stories, poems and novels. The Lie That Binds is her third book to be published. She and her husband, Don, live in Monroe, North Carolina. They enjoy spending time with their grown son, Chad, and their grandson, Little Chad. She is currently working on her fourth novel.