Boston, MA 1880…A sequel to award-winning, Kitchen Canary, Through the Open Door is narrated by the person who, in an act of desperation, murdered Charles Brennan. The killer recounts the abuse inflicted by Brennan and describes the final acts of cruelty that led to his murder. We find the characters seven years later, free of Brennan’s abuse and control, and learn how their pasts as immigrants and slaves influence the paths they choose. Through the Open Door celebrates the struggles and successes of the children of immigrants and freed slaves and serves as a reminder that throughout the generations, joy, acceptance, heartbreak, and loss are a part of every family’s story. $.99 on Kindle.