The third installment in V.C. Andrews’ bestselling series that began with "Flowers in the Attic," "If There Be Thorns" follows Christopher and Cathy Dollanganger as they live together as man and wife with Cathy's two sons who are unaware of the incestuous nature of their parents' relationship. But when a mysterious woman moves in next door and befriends the younger boy, Bart, he begins a strange transformation and displays accusatory behavior towards Cathy and Christopher. When Christopher discovers their mysterious neighbor is, in fact, his mother Corrine Dollanganger, all of the family's long-hidden secrets are revealed in a tragic climax.
A dark wave of exile, incest, and magic burns across the tropics, forging a knotted trail into the black hole. Three star-crossed siblings wander in search of one another as a storm of purple prose and easy listening slowly engulfs them.
The Thorns is an American sitcom that aired from January 15 until March 11, 1988.
Nantawadee and Nucharee are sisters with the same father. Their grandmother doesn't accept Nantawadee's mother because she's a bar girl. Grandmother tries to ask to adopt Nantawadee, but her mother refused, so Nantawadee has to grow up among the bar girls. When her father is dead, Nuanjai, Nucharee's mother intends to share some inheritance to Nantawadee, but she gives the condition that Nantawadee must move to live in her grandmother's house. Nantawadee accepts to move in and pretends to be good to her new family, but in her mind, she doesn't like her grandmother and Nuanjai. And she's also jealous of Nucharee, she tries to steal everythings that belongs to Nucharee. Finally, she can steal Lieutenant Sarat, Nucharee's fiance to get married with her instead. Later, Nadda, the bright-futured ambassador's secretary comes close to Nucharee and fall in love with her. When Nantawadee knows that Nadda is richer and better than her husband, she tries to divorce her husband and approachs Nadda. When Nadda proposes Nucharee to marry him, Nantawadee tries to do everything to stop their wedding.