Rebecca Griffin only wanted to be a good wife and mother. Her domineering Italian-American mother, as well as the rest of her big-hearted and wonderful Italian family, had been telling her how to do... More > just that. Now, Rebecca has everything. But she suspects her husband is having an affair and fears her daughter, Dana, is going bad; hurtling dangerously out of reach toward a self-destructive calamity. Then Rebecca learns of the mysterious death of a distant cousin long ago at the prison bordering her small New England town. It’s a story she can’t shake as she desperately tries to reclaim the little girl she once knew, while hanging onto the ragged remnants of her marriage.
Bad Girls, at its heart, is a story about family. The origins, variations and connections that shaped them – even the places they came from – set these women on their path. As the unlikely travelers come to the end of their journey, they find new paths revealed in the most unearthly of places by the most innocent of messengers.< Less