Tag: family drama

Days of Ascent: A Novel

Days of Ascent: A Novel

| October 24, 2019

The first step on Rory Beaumont’s long road home is an idyllic stay on the Island with Lillian as he begins coming to terms with the loss of his brother Neil. Rory walks in Neil’s steps as he takes part in a dramatic protest in Auckland. The following year a dinner-table conversation with Ewan; Rory’s […]

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Connections

Connections

| May 21, 2019

Connections: Five Stories Celebrating Renewal and Redemption Connections is a collection of thought-provoking stories that explore addiction, domestic violence, serious illness, and environmental destruction. Golden BoyDespite a promising future, Tony Kolinski drops out of medical school and hits the skids. A Touch of EvilHaving survived a disastrous marriage, physicist Dr. Damon Devereaux struggles to recover […]

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Pushing the River

Pushing the River

| April 14, 2019

Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune: “A remarkable book. An unbelievable pleasure. Stylish. Packs an emotional punch.” In Pushing the River, Barbara Monier’s third novel, a family crisis erupts when a fifteen-year-old becomes pregnant and decides to keep the baby. Madeline describes her house as an empty shell inhabited by ghosts. She has been living alone for […]

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