Sandra Denbo and her daughter, Tamarine Vilar, live in Portland, Oregon, which is the setting for their stories. Sandra has five children, Tamarine being the youngest. Sandra has had a wealth of experiences and has met a wide variety of personalities, each with their own idiosyncrasies. This fertile bed is the source of ideas for creating the characters you will learn to love and hate. Sandra has always had the ability to clearly describe ideas and feelings.
“Andy slammed on his brakes, but the old woman went down anyway.”
How could this single incident escalate into a series of life-changing events for the Cooper family? They are soon forced to face decades-long secrets, lies, blackmail, greed, murder, heartbreak, newfound relatives, criminal activity, intractable relatives, illness, and shocking family history.
Join the Cooper family as they work through the challenges that life throws their way as secrets emerge. When, how, and if they all come to light, how will the Coopers react, and be affected?
Vera Carelli has amnesia after surviving a gunshot blast to the abdomen. Everyone says her sister shot her, but where is she now? Callie Cooper tries to encourage her, but gets drawn into more intrigue than she’s prepared to handle – lies, cover-ups, and underworld connections. Georgia Burke tells why Alice was so conniving. You'll never guess what prompts her confession.
After six years of no contact, Charlotte’s ex, Kurt, arrives unexpectedly to reconnect with their sons, Josh and Cal. Josh wants nothing to do with him but Cal is excited to try. Why was he gone for so long? Why is he back now? Although Kurt appears to have changed, everyone suspects an unwanted agenda.
Ralph Cooper arrives unexpectedly with a suitcase at Sharon Cooper’s doorstep. She and her family must now figure out why her father-in-law is there and how to get him back home. His contentious attitude, life-threatening habits, and escalating emergencies soon put the entire family in danger. And why is Pierre still interested in the Mansion?
Sharon Cooper and her daughter, Callie, nearly bit off more than they could chew when they inventory Sharon’s mother’s estate. Hidden and locked away throughout the mansion are more secrets about Sharon’s family than she ever imagined. How could Sharon have grown up here and not be aware of the mystery, intrigue and scandal within these walls?