More suited for an older audience, this book has American drama. Parents are getting older, siblings are using drugs, couples argue, etc. The protagonist coerces her husband into helping her parents elude her sibling's ploys. When a death occurs, the emotion in the book is tangible. While the protagonist tries to cope, another death occurs. Real life issues come to life in this book, but it is overtly depressing. The book does flow, and the writing skills are evident, on the plus side.