Fault Lines Author:Anne Rivers Siddons Merritt Fowler is a natural caretaker who has spent most of her life attending to the emotional needs of those closest to her: her beautiful, erratic younger sister, Laura; her self-sacrificing physician husband, Pom; and now Pom's destructive, Alzheimer's-afflicted mother. — Exhausted and confused by the burdens she's taken on, Merri... more »tt faces a new crisis when a fierce family quarrel makes her fragile sixteen-year-old daughter, Glynn, flee their Atlanta home to seek sanctuary in California with Aunt Laura, a Hollywood actress whose career is in decline. Following Glynn west and deciding to stay there -- against her irate husband's wishes -- Merritt hopes to heal the ever-widening fissures between mother and daughter, sister and sister. And on an impulsive trip up the coast into the Santa Cruz Mountains -- earthquake country -- the three women will have to confront their separate demons in order to save and change their lives.« less
Am I the only one who didn't enjoy this book? Please tell me I'm not alone!
Trite story, forgettable characters, ridiculous plot twists and turns. I couldn't wait for one of the main characters to get kicked off. Worse than a trip to the dentist.