When a child has a disability every member of the family is deeply impacted.  Turning an eye to her own life, Margaret reveals the emotional intricacies of growing up with a brother who has autism in her new memoir. Slated for release in March 2017, her story reveals a family’s struggle to persevere in a time when disability was misunderstood and hidden away. To read advanced reviews and order the book, click on the title below:

Hazard: A Sister’s Flight from Family and a Broken Boy – Skyhorse Publishing, March 2017

Excerpts from Hazard have appeared in literary publications:

“Mercy” – North American Review, Spring 2011

Memoirist Margaret Combs traces a fateful day when, as a child of eleven, she kills a rattlesnake and summons a deep-seated fear.  >>>

“Aileron” – Lost Magazine, Summer 2010

Seeking the sanctuary of her father’s world, memoirist Margaret Combs builds her first model airplane at ten years old.  In the process, she makes a devastating discovery.  >>>