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King of the World
Bridget and Diane are looking for a third person to share their flat. They find Norah, who claims to be a battered wife who has run away from her home. Gradually, however, her lies are uncovered. She is in fact the mother of a mentally ill son and the wife of a psychotherapist.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published August 1st 1994 by Severn House Publishers
(first published 1994)
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Norah's son Christopher is clearly suffering from a severe mental problem, doing and saying all kinds of weird things. But Norah's husband is a psychiatrist who won't admit there could possibly be anything wrong with Christopher. Norah leaves home in despair and finds some new friends; but then, things turn really ugly.