Series: Ongoing Horror Mystery small town thrillers superstitions suspense

Thicker Than Water

By Mary Rajotte
Mar 18, 2020 · 18,239 words · 67 minutes

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From the author: When Duncan MacDoyle learns of a death in the family, he is forced to return to the hometown he left after his mother died. Immediately reunited with the superstitions of the towns people, Duncan is plunged headlong into the history of the eccentric old mill town and his family's role in its mysterious past.

4 Chapters

Chapter 1 - Duncan Comes Home

Updated May 27, 2019 · 5,694 words (21 minutes) · 239 views

It has been 8 years since Duncan MacDoyle stepped foot in his hometown of Millbrook. It doesn't take long for old rivalries to surface and make him regret his return.

Chapter 2 - The MPS Meets

Updated Mar 18, 2020 · 5,220 words (19 minutes)

The Millbrook Preservation Society meets to discuss the effect Duncan's return has on the future of the town. When support starts to waver for Lachlan's ideals, Connor sees an opening that he believes he can use to his advantage.

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Chapter 3 - Family Ties

Updated Mar 18, 2020 · 4,714 words (18 minutes)

Duncan returns to the family home but when he receives a strange welcome from his sister, he wonders if coming home was a good idea

Chapter 4 - Keeping Secrets

Updated Mar 18, 2020 · 2,611 words (10 minutes)

As Keagan tries to settle into her room at the MacDoyle house, she receives a phone call from her sister that awakens memories of a tormented past and threatens to expose her own family's eccentric history