The Mother-in-Law is a shocking psychological thriller by Judy Moore. It is a story that will astound, anger and impress you. Astound you in the way a sinister mind works. Anger you because of the audacity and evilness that lurked on top of the surface, but is completely looked over by some. Impress you with the intricately twisted and spellbinding way in which it is written.
A young woman does the seemingly innocent thing of falling in love. It should have been the best time of her life, and it started out so well, but then she met the Mother-in-Law. Harsh and cold, it wasn’t easy getting to know her, but our leading lady persevered and wanted to have a good, healthy relationship with her. But things did not add up, and no matter what our lady did, it was frowned upon. The leading man just wanted everyone happy, and sometimes just did what he needed to keep the peace. A thrilling read that frustrated me immensely, but kept me riveted to these words.
The Mother-in-Law was astonishingly and powerfully written. Many eye popping scenes that defied human compassion and feelings for man and family. It illustrates the ugly nature of a psychopath, and the lack of conscience these monsters display. A mind twisting suspenseful drama that had me glued to each word. 5 stars.