Everyone says that misery loves company...
Eighteen-year-old Mattie Cordell will tell you that in her experience, it happens to be true. However, she still recalls when life was less complicated. Especially at age eleven, when she was just a Daddy's girl and bookworm. Mattie's father Richard endows her with his attention and support for her love of reading. But an unexpected twist of fate changes all of that!
Richard loses his job. Desperate and uncertain about the future, he draws on the company of friends and relatives to distract him from his misfortune. Misery makes her grand entrance on the heels of a favorite nephew who arrives hauling a deep dark secret. But he isn’t the only one; Richard is also masking a secret.
Meanwhile, guests continue to emerge and their home becomes a revolving door consequently causing Mattie's world to unravel with each new arrival. Now estranged from her father, Mattie and Richard embark on a journey down the rabbit hole that leaves them enveloped in a sea of betrayal and scandal. Will she survive the houseguests? Can Richard find his way back into her heart? How much will either of them endure before reaching their breaking points?
If misery loves company, then triumph deserves an audience!
When Company Comes is available online.