A dying matriach’s last wish is to attend her own wake. In her niche of the world, this translates into a story and songfest. Ostracised on her deathbed by a vengeful community, her depleted wake is kept by a dysfunctional family dogged by a history of incest and patricide. Four sterling stories are contributed by her adopted children. What began as a whim soon becomes deadly serious, with true-life intimations of murder, madness and mystery
Unfortunately, the lady ‘dying-in-state’ was provoked to tell one more tale for the road. Heart-breaking secrets emerge, tearing her patchwork family apart and triggering the telltale who dramatically stripped the protection of mystery she’d worn all her life.