Best Laid Plans by Roan Parrish

Best Laid Plans by Roan Parrish

Charlie Matheson has spent his life taking care of things. When his parents died two days before his eighteenth birthday, he took care of his younger brother, even though that meant putting his own dreams on hold. He took care of his father’s hardware store, building it into something known several towns over. He took care of the cat he found in the woods so now he has a cat. When a stranger with epic tattoos and a glare to match starts coming into Matheson’s Hardware, buying things seemingly at random and lugging them off in a car so beat-up Charlie feels bad for it, his instinct is to help. When the man… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism
  • Homomisia
  • Disownment
  • Anxiety & panic attack
  • Intrusive thoughts
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a parent in a car accident recounted
  • Poverty & eviction recounted
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