A Storm of Lies on Pre-Order

A Storm of Lies has been scheduled for April 20, 2021 release! It’s a little daunting releasing such a personal story into the world, but I know the book will resonate with every parent who has faced these issues, and maybe with a few who …

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The First Clue

I had heard of women experiencing post-partum depression so severe that they killed themselves and sometimes their children, a thought that filled me with terror. Every weekday morning, before leaving Dave in her care as I went to work, I discreetly assessed her mood, trying …

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It Begins

“Not only am I not kissing you now, but I’m never kissing you again.” She said it mildly, even pleasantly. I stood very still, my breath trapped in my chest. I wasn’t ready to process my pregnant wife’s response to me wanting to kiss her. …

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The Monster Game

Our best game was the Monster Game. Every kid loves chicken nuggets, but Dave was picky and wouldn’t try the dinosaur-shaped ones. He ran out of the kitchen and up the stairs, which doubled back halfway up. He stood on the landing, peeking around the …

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The Speech

I quietly slipped out of the delivery room, desperate to get away from Sophia and Alexa. I gave way to the depression I’ve been trying to hide, finding somewhere out of the way to sit. An hour passed before nurses took me to see Anna. …

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