7 of 7 A Modern Day Fairy Tale

7 of 7 A Modern Day Fairy Tale

by E Perkins

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Overview

This fantasy brushes the mystical while exploring how people act and react to the searing pain of rejection, stereotyping and physical abuse. It is based on a wealthy family in which the father sets in place the chain of events that fuels this story. Because he is a seventh son of a seventh son, the father uses his psychic powers to control people which is the key to his success and immense wealth. The father's perfect family is to be seven sons and one daughter as were the families of his forefathers. However, he begins to believe that his wife may be a part of an "evil" plot against him. He feels that she violates this tradition by bearing two additional children - a talented eighth son and a dazzlingly beautiful second daughter. The father’s first reaction to the daughter is to separate the eighth son from the mother and the new infant. Unknown to the father, the eighth son as an older child finds his mother and sister. After the passing of several years, the mother dies mysteriously. The eighth son molests his sister thinking misguidedly that sex is love. When the eldest daughter discovers the unholy liaison between the two, the father casts them out of his mansion. The father realizes several years later that their expulsion was not the cure against the "evil" he believes to be pursuing him. He learns belatedly that his trouble is from an unsuspecting source very close to him.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940045560498
Publisher: E Perkins
Publication date: 01/05/2014
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,009,141
File size: 224 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

A native and current resident of Indianapolis, Indiana, I have spent my life working in several different cities in the US. Ever the wandering adventurer, I did a brief stint in the US Army, which took me to Germany. By profession I am a Librarian, M.LS. Indiana University, 1973. I have had several careers including college cataloger, system analyst, project expeditor and many more. My motto was "I'm a Jane of many trades and pretty good at a few". Now retired, I spend my time reading, writing, hiking, doing yoga and for additional spice I work seasonally at the Indiana State Fair.

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