Book ‘Motherthing’ by Ainslie Hogarth

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A darkly funny domestic horror novel about a woman who must take drastic measures to save her husband and herself from the vengeful ghost of her mother-in-law. When Ralph and Abby Lamb move in with Ralph’s mother, Laura, Abby hopes it’s just what she and her mother-in-law need to finally connect. After a traumatic childhood, Abby is desperate for a mother figure, especially now that she and Ralph are trying to become parents themselves. Abby just has so much love to give — to Ralph, to Laura, and to Mrs. Bondy, her favorite resident at the long-term care home where she works. But Laura isn’t interested in bonding with her daughter-in-law. She’s venomous and cruel, especially to Abby, and life with her is hellish. When Laura takes her own life...
Publisher: Vintage (September 27, 2022)  Pages: 288 pages  ISBN-10: 0593467027  ISBN-13: 978-0593467022  ASIN:‎ B09PZWHFLN

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Author’s biography: Ainslie Hogarth is the author of THE LONELY, THE BOY MEETS GIRL MASSACRE (ANNOTATED), and MOTHERTHING. You can find her short fiction in Hazlitt, Black Static, and more.