Call Me Tuesday by Leigh Byrne

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At eight-years-old, Tuesday Storm's childhood is forever lost when
the death of her older sister, Audrey, sends her family spiraling out of
control into the darkest of dysfunction. In the wake of the tragedy, Tuesday's
mother, distraught and looking for a scapegoat, singles Tuesday out from her
siblings to take on the blame for Audrey's death, and then targets her for
unspeakable abuse. Almost overnight, the loving environment Tuesday
has come to know, becomes an endless nightmare of twisted
"games" and sadistic punishments as she's forced to
confront the cruelty lurking behind the beautiful face of the mother she

Based on a true story, Call Me Tuesday recounts
with raw emotion a young girl's physical and mental torment at the mercy of the
monster in her mother's clothes--a monster she doesn't know how to stop loving.
Tuesday's painful journey through the hidden horrors of child abuse will open
your eyes to what could be going on behind your neighbor's door, while her
unshakeable love for her parents will tug at your heartstrings.

About Leigh Byrne

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Leigh Byrne's first novel, "Call Me Tuesday," was inspired by her own true-life experience. She's the author of a collection of short stories entitled "Flashes." She lives in Evansville, Indiana.You can contact the author@
Published March 6, 2012 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 328 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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He tells Tuesday that intervention “could break up the family” and Mama “wouldn’t be able to take care of herself … she can’t even write a check on her own.” After Daddy dies, Mama becomes a nurse and does just fine, but Byrne merely mentions the change.

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Based on true events, it is a fictionalized story of what really happened to author Leigh Byrne while growing up.

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