By Joyce Carol Oates
In "Evil Eye," we meet Mariana, the younger 4th spouse of a well-known highbrow. while her husband's brazen first spouse visits one evening, Mariana learns a bad mystery that threatens her marriage and sanity. In "So close to, every time, Always," shy youngster Lizbeth meets Desmond, a captivating boy who deals this introverted lady the 1st sparks of younger romance. but simply as their dating starts off to blossom, Lizbeth realizes that underneath Desmond's ideal façade lies a gloomy soul which can wreak havoc on Lizbeth and her family. In "The Execution," spoiled collage scholar Bart Hansen has deliberate the ideal, brutal crime to come back at his mom and dad for his or her years of condescension. but what he did not plan for is a mom whose love is extra resilent than he can have ever imagined, who threatens to derail his rigorously laid-out plans.