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What happens to children who experience violence from their family or strangers when they are very young? Does it literally scar them for life? How is the rest of the family affected? In The Trauma Vacuum Jane House has produced a gripping thriller, in which she tells the stories of three small boys from different generations, as they grow from children to adults after horrifying events have changed the course of their lives. Using a series of flashbacks set against the dramatic events of the present day, the author chronicles the waves of chaos and destruction affecting everyone in the affected families, and even the strangers with whom they come into contact.
The author keeps the reader in suspense from start to finish as she describes what happens to brothers William, Thomas and Roger, and their friends and family.