The Scavenger's Daughter

Gary Earl Ross

Published by Cyberpress

3 Male 3 Female

Recipient of a Saltonstall Playwriting Fellowship

When John Pickett is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, his adult children find themselves in a virtual war with their stepmother Ruthie

At every turn she thwarts their efforts to insure John's care and the family's security

Finally she resorts to a shocking act of violence

Wading into family conflicts and long-buried secrets, Detective Maxine Travis tries to piece together what made Ruthie Pickett point a gun at her husband and pull the trigger

To read the opening scenes, click here

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