By Maureen Gibbon
Suzanne believes she is familiar with who she is: a former wild baby, neither virgin nor virginal as a young person; somebody who pulls for the wayward ladies and bothered boys she now teaches in Minnesota. She has realized to outlive sturdy love and undesirable love and those that do not care in any respect. At her rented cabin, she gathers power, like a hurricane forming over the lake.
While trying to find a spark in her existence, a random accident leads Suzanne to attempt to release a harrowing occasion from her prior. She is drawn into an strange courting with Alpha Breville, a convicted legal with a traumatic background; concurrently, she starts off seeing an unpredictable, dark-haired drifter—a cowboy who is half angel, half howling puppy. although the cowboy fits Suzanne in depth and wish, he is much less devoted than the captive Breville.
Which guy can supply Suzanne the data she seeks? Which guy can actually contact her? How can she locate her detailed peace?
In writing that has been likened to Kate Chopin's, Maureen Gibbon constructs a taut tale of hope on the different finish of the Mississippi, within the north woods of Minnesota. opposed to deep lakes, casinos, and a bar named the Royal, Gibbon's unconventional characters express us the right way to play the fingers we are dealt and personal the alternatives we make, in a difficult and gentle ebook approximately hard-won redemption from one in every of America's most unique writers.
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