The House of Lies

The House of Lies

A shocking true story of secrets, abuse, murder - and surviving it all

by Renee McBryde

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 31/01/2017

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This compelling memoir of family secrets, murder, sexual assault and domestic violence is also the gripping story of Renee's constant struggle to accept the truth and her true identity, and, ultimately, to forge a life on her own terms.

On the outside Renee McBryde's life sounds not too far from normal: she grew up with a single mother and her greatest support was her loving grandmother. She went to school, she played with friends. If you fill in the details, though, it was far from normal. Her mother was 16 when she had Renee, and she was single because Renee's father was in jail for killing two men who, despite what he told Renee, he had not killed in self-defence.

Renee grew up believing that as the daughter of a double murderer, she didn't deserve much in the way of happiness so instead she found misery at home and in her relationships.

Now she is a survivor, not just of her childhood but of the abuse that marred her adult life. This is her sometimes shocking, often moving, inspirational true story.

ISBN:
9780733637216
9780733637216
Category:
Memoirs
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
31-01-2017
Publisher:
Hachette Australia
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
320
Dimensions (mm):
233x158x25mm
Weight:
0kg
Renee McBryde

Renee McBryde has worked in Community Services for the last fifteen years across several sectors, primarily working with disadvantaged children.

Currently she works as a senior child protection practitioner for the Department of Children's and Families, mostly working with Indigenous families. She also teaches Community Welfare Diplomas and courses in Alice Springs.

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