Even after a childhood of abuse and fear, Stacey M. Kananen was shocked when her brother, Rickie, admitted his guilt in the cold-blooded murder of their terrifying father, and years later, their helpless mother. But the greatest shock was to comeawhen he claimed that Stacey had helped him. In 1988, when Rickie and Staceyas father, Richard Kananen Sr., apparently left their home in Orlando, Florida, the family was so relieved that they never reported him missing. Fifteen years later to the day, their mother disappeared. When police became suspicious, Rickie admitted to Stacey that their fatheras body was under the cement floor of their motheras garage, and their mother was buried in Staceyas own backyard. Overwhelmed by grief and horror, Staceyas brother convinced her that they should commit suicide. After a failed attempt, she woke to discover her brother arrestedaalong with the realization that he had probably never intended to kill himself at all. But his betrayals were not yet over: On the eve of his trial in 2007, he suddenly claimed Stacey had been in on it, and she found herself charged with murder with a gung ho rookie detective out to put her away no matter what. This is the tragic and triumphant account of one womanas struggle to overcome her past, clear her name in what would become a dramatic public spectacle of a trial, and finally escape the nightmares that had haunted her entire life. INCLUDES PHOTOSIt was my job to make nice with everyone while they ate, and keep the customers satisfied. ... the front desk, while Susan took care of all of the administrative duties from either Anna#39;s house or the office, adjacent to the restaurant. ... I said, aWell, when you want to hear the truth come and see me someday, a but she was honest and said she was uncomfortable around me, with all the stories flying around.
|Title||:||Fear of Our Father|
|Author||:||Stacey Kananen, Lisa Bonnice|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2013-06-04|