violence, gore, blood (including menstrual blood), death (including animal death), mentions of domestic violence, depictions of stalking and attempted sexual assault, discussions of child sexual abuse, car crashes, fatphobia, homophobia and use of homophobic slurs, vomit, and consensual BDSM and edge-play.
When a widowed PTA president decides to date her childhood bully to ruin her life, she soon learns revenge is messier than she thought.
After suffering a savage assault in a bathroom as a girl, Gertie meets the man of her dreams. Her trauma soon vanishes as they begin to build a life together. However, with the sudden death of her beloved Jack, and the return of her school bully—Bea—years later, Gertie’s long-buried trauma bubbles to the surface. All the think is one thing: Revenge.
Inserting herself into Bea’s life, nobody is safe—not her parents, not her children. Hell, not even the PTA members of her daughter’s high school. Starting a sordid romance with Bea in a bid to destroy her life from the inside out, Gertie soon learns revenge is messier than she thought.