Fidget Spinners Destroyed My Family

July 11, 2017
Votes: 4
Audience Adult
Format Novella
Word Count 20-40k (very short)

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Published Through Amazon Createspace – KDP
Distributed by Amazon
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Author’s Summary

Karen and Kevin have a happy home, with two loving kids and a cat. It’s an idyllic setting, full of laughter and hope, until one Christmas when Kevin gives fidget spinners to each member of the family. He has no idea what destructive consequences this will have. 

Getting kicked out of church is just the beginning. Within a year their daughter is in foster care, their son is in jail, and the cat is missing. An even more terrible fate is about to befall Kevin. Karen struggles just to keep it together as fidget spinners crumble the very foundations of her life.

Based on shocking true events, Fidget Spinners Destroyed My Family is a story of toys, obsession and tragedy.

Short Description

This is a darkly comic psychological thriller about a dysfunctional family going off the rails. The narrator, wife and mother of the family, is convinced fidget spinners ruined everything. It soon becomes clear she may have problems of her own.


Fidget spin on this!

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