Every family has a story to tell - some more interesting than others... Based on true events surrounding one family, The Moon's an Illusion focuses on how life can goterribly wrong on the basis of one bad choice and one single mistake.
Set inthe strait-laced 1920s, the story revolves around one affluent family and howeach member's choices tear the family apart.
More than just the scandals, thisis a story of a family in crisis, with many strong characters with stories totell. One daughter brings the family's name into disrepute by claiming to have been raped.
This claim sets events into motion thatpits family against family, with revenge taken by the accused.
His people areviolent, unpredictable and will draw no line to take their so-called justice onthe daughter and everyone she loves. Another daughter finds happiness, only to lose it, and as aresult is committed to a mental asylum.
Later she remarries one of the mosteligible and handsome men in town - but disaster strikes again when it'srevealed she had a brief affair with an Egyptian man who claimed to have psychic powers.
The affair results in catastrophic consequences for everyone.
Scandal and shock surround the family yet again, estranging thedaughter from the people she loves.
The once close-knit family breaks apart -all because of a few decisions that ripple down to affect everyone. This emotionally-driven story has various twists and turns,and the pace is relentless as it drives towards the inevitable conclusion, withskeletons falling out of many cupboards along the way.
Its general appeal andthe breadth of the subjects it covers will appeal to readers who enjoy bothcharacter-based stories and general fiction.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Troubador Publishing
- Publication Date: 28/04/2018
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9781788037754