sweet madness


A New Horror Release: SWEET MADNESS

The verse about Lizzie Borden goes like this: Lizzie Borden took an ax And gave her mother 40 whacks. And when the job was nicely done, She gave her father 41. I remember skipping rope to this very verse, and it's one that isn't really kind to Lizzie--I mean, she was acquitted of the murders. Since then, there have been various retellings of this story, but none quite like the YA version Trisha Leaver and Lindsay Currie are releasing TODAY. Sweet Madness tells the Lizzie Borden tale as seen through the eyes of Lizzie's Irish maid. I was lucky enough to receive a[...]


Cover Reveal: SWEET MADNESS by Lindsay Currie and Trisha Leaver

SWEET MADNESS, September 18, 2015 from Merit Press Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty one. Who was Lizzie Borden? A confused young woman, or a cold-hearted killer? For generations, people all over the world have wondered how Andrew Borden and his second wife, Abby, met their gruesome deaths. Lizzie, Andrew’s younger daughter, was charged, but a jury took only 90 minutes to find her not guilty. In this retelling, the family maid, Bridget Sullivan, shines a compassionate light on[...]