Jacqueline Masumian, of Westport, has announced the publication of her book, "Nobody Home: A Memoir." The book explores the author's relationship with her mother, a difficult woman who had a unique, erratic brand of nurturing as well as a dark family secret she'd hidden for decades. The setting of the memoir is Cleveland, New York City and Westport.

Masumian is the owner of Tanglewood Designs, a landscape design firm in Westport, and has served on the Westport Zoning Board of Appeals.

"Nobody Home: A Memoir" is published by Bookbaby and is available from www.Amazon.com; the e-book is available from e-book retailers including iBookstore and Barnes & Noble. It can also be borrowed from the Westport Public Library.