The Waiting Room by Piper Punches
Charlotte thought she knew her mother. A highly regarded, small town doctor in the rural farming community of Marion, Missouri, Dr. Sylvie Day was successful, respected, and responsible for delivering nearly half the town's population. She was a single mother, forced to raise her daughter alone after her husband's tragic and sudden death. But Sylvie wasn't merely a devoted mother. She was a woman with secrets - Secrets and lies that threaten to destroy Charlotte's memory of her. On the day of Sylvie's funeral, Charlotte comes face to face with Harold Klein, the one person in Marion her mother loathed and shunned. It is during this fateful meeting that Charlotte learns of the lies and betrayal that were always lurking in the shadows of her childhood. Now, Charlotte is forced to confront not only her mother's past but her own failures as a daughter, learning to forgive herself, while accepting her mother for the woman she really was. An Amazon bestselling novel, The Waiting Room is a riveting tale of love, family, loss, and betrayal that reveals the complexities of relationships, the invisible bonds that connect people, and the pain that reverberates through generations because of the choices we make. As Charlotte delves into the past, the true story of Dr. Sylvie Day becomes clearer and clearer with each turn of the page, reminding us that the secrets we keep aren't always ours to take to the grave.