Ninie Hammon The Memory Closet

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The Memory Closet

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For twenty-five years, Anne Mitchell was enslaved by what she called the "Boogeyman"-images from her lost childhood that appeared in the shadows behind her reflection in mirrors and wine glasses, haunted her dreams and attacked her in screaming night terrors. Fear of facing that secret held her hostage. Like a schoolyard bully, it twisted her arm behind her back and forced her to accept that her life began in the dirt beside a ditch when she was eleven years old. Then the monster shattered her career. And Anne saw him in her dying mother's eyes. With her last breath, Susan Mitchell begged for her daughter's forgiveness. She didn't mean for it to happen, she gasped, but she'll burn in hell for what she did all the same. What did her mother do? Anne has to know. So she has come home to a small Texas prairie town, to live with her crazy grandmother in the rambling old house where she grew up, to take her stand against the Boogeyman. But Anne isn't really prepared for how expensive remembering might be. The cost of her memories could very well be her sanity. She might even have to pay for her past with her life.

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            I dedicated this novel to two real children because the contemporary suspense story told in The Memory Closet isn't totally fiction. It was sparked by the abduction of a 4-year-old Kentucky child years ago.
          "This book is dedicated to a little girl with haunting eyes who vanished from her home in Ft. Knox, Kentucky and was never seen again. And to another little girl who saw it all, and who went to police when she grew up with the shocking story of what really happened to her little sister."
          I remember the abducted little girl's picture in the newspaper. The picture and the mystery of what happened in that house  haunted me. And years later, I was sickened when the child's older sister--by then a teenager--told police the family secrets, described  what really happened to her little sister.  This novel is NOT the story of what happened to that little girl. But that sad event was the seed from which this novel grew.

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             Mama's bony fingers gripped my arm so tight her fingernails dug into my flesh like an eagle's talons.
           "Sweet Annie, I never meant for it to happen. I swear before God I didn't intend to ... I wouldn't have ..." The little burst of emotion-fueled energy flamed out and her grip loosened. Her hand dropped to the sheet and her words were soft, a whisper on a breath.            "I didn't mean to, I swear." Another wheezing gasp. "But I'm going to burn in hell for it just the same!"            She closed her eyes.            "Mama? Mama!"            She didn't answer. Either couldn't or wouldn't. I think maybe she'd just said everything she had to say.             Before sunup, she was dead.

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Book Description Tantor Media, Inc, United States, 2016. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. Unabridged edition. Language: English . Brand New. For twenty-five years, Anne Mitchell was enslaved by what she called the Boogeyman -images from her lost childhood that appeared in the shadows behind her reflection in mirrors and wine glasses, haunted her dreams and attacked her in screaming night terrors. Fear of facing that secret held her hostage. Like a schoolyard bully, it twisted her arm behind her back and forced her to accept that her life began in the dirt beside a ditch when she was eleven years old. Then the monster shattered her career. And Anne saw him in her dying mother s eyes. With her last breath, Susan Mitchell begged for her daughter s forgiveness. She didn t mean for it to happen, she gasped, but she ll burn in hell for what she did all the same. What did her mother do? Anne has to know. So she has come home to a small Texas prairie town, to live with her crazy grandmother in the rambling old house where she grew up, to take her stand against the Boogeyman. But Anne isn t really prepared for how expensive remembering might be. The cost of her memories could very well be her sanity. She might even have to pay for her past with her life. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9781515961802

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Book Description Tantor Media, Inc, United States, 2016. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. Unabridged edition. Language: English . Brand New. For twenty-five years, Anne Mitchell was enslaved by what she called the Boogeyman -images from her lost childhood that appeared in the shadows behind her reflection in mirrors and wine glasses, haunted her dreams and attacked her in screaming night terrors. Fear of facing that secret held her hostage. Like a schoolyard bully, it twisted her arm behind her back and forced her to accept that her life began in the dirt beside a ditch when she was eleven years old. Then the monster shattered her career. And Anne saw him in her dying mother s eyes. With her last breath, Susan Mitchell begged for her daughter s forgiveness. She didn t mean for it to happen, she gasped, but she ll burn in hell for what she did all the same. What did her mother do? Anne has to know. So she has come home to a small Texas prairie town, to live with her crazy grandmother in the rambling old house where she grew up, to take her stand against the Boogeyman. But Anne isn t really prepared for how expensive remembering might be. The cost of her memories could very well be her sanity. She might even have to pay for her past with her life. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9781515961802

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