The one woman who was supposed to love him was the one person who tried to destroy him. Richard Creek finally took a stand against his abusive mother, Rosemary, in the fall of 1929, leading to nearly three decades of her merciless tyranny. He has to decide how to protect his children from the omnipotent hand of the Lady of the Manor while they dwell beneath the same roof. Tensions overflow in this atypical home in Savannah, Georgia during the blazing summer of 1958.
71-year old Rosemary (Rosey) Isabella Creek is the cruel and ruthless matriarch of Creek Manor who carries out her malevolent deeds with the help of her loyal butler, Rayford Caruthers, whom she continually degrades for being an albino black man with atrocious English. Her only friend is Pop Barnes, who along with Rosemary's brother, are the only ones who seem to remember a softer, lovelier 'Rosey'. She lords over her only son, Richard, a 43-year old banker; his wife, 42-year old Helen; and their five children: the twins; Hilary and Taylor, along with Kimberly, Reginald, and Brock.
The patience of everyone is tested with each of Rosemary's taunts as they try to understand the nature and reason of her cruelty. As more details of her past are revealed, it only further complicates their comprehension. Will she ever transform into a woman that they can love?
The first volume of short stories: The Return of the Titans, The Franchise, Trade Bait, In Love and War, The Mustard Seed, The Spies, The Pendulum Society, The Evil That Men Do, Reign Fall, & Black Hole Sun. These stories focus on subjects such as Greek mythology, sports, religion, crime, and Armageddon. Tall tales that will make you laugh and cry again and again.
The prequel to 'Lady of the Manor' follows to life of teenager Rosemary Prescott as she transforms into a vindictive mother and grandmother. Discover the true story behind the deaths of her father and husband. More secrets and controversies will be revealed as we unfold the life of this misfortunate child.