A Bend In The Willow is women’s fiction and is the tale of one women with two names and separate lives which ultimately mesh together.
Robin Lee Carter grew up in Willowood Kentucky. Her father was an abusive drunk who suffered post war PTSD and he was violent towards all three of his children.
By the age of seventeen, Robin’s youngest brother had tied after an unattended head injury caused by her father, her mother had died of cancer and Robin had suffered ten years of sexual abuse from her father. One evening he raped her and broke her arm in his drunkenness, then fell asleep in oil covered overalls with a lit cigarette.
Robin fled the scene of the fire which resulted, with money to start a new life and her father’s child in her…
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