lifestyles have been going swimmingly till biologist Dr. Robert Fielding used to be bewildered through a squall that also threatens to shipwreck him. stricken by the losses in his lifestyles, he reveals a dozen explanation why he does not want the friendship of his new neighbour, Anna Fawcett. in the end, the senior and her disabled son usually are not precisely in his league.
But how is he speculated to flip down clean cinnamon buns? And Robert hasn't bargained on his neighbour's blameless, probing questions. They erode his religion in naturalism and collide along with his assumptions approximately lifestyles, love, and fact. Have his foundational ideals been the reason for his own losses? As he searches for solutions, Anna's instance of loving integrity retains him coming again. or even it is her do-it-yourself pies. but to hazard re-thinking his middle convictions for an opportunity at own peace could divulge his soul and tear open an previous wound.
Others within the neighbourhood, too, are lower than Anna's thrall - a instructor dealing with a difficulty being pregnant, a crusty cat-lady, a cancer-ridden conspiracy theorist, a Cambodian immigrant relations. each one is touched by means of the ability of her vague and traditional life.
About the Author:
In a healthy of optimism at age 11, Eleanor Bertin started her first novel via numbering a stack of a hundred pages. basically of them have been ever choked with phrases. Lifelines, her first accomplished novel, was once shortlisted within the 2015 notice Alive Press unfastened Publishing Contest.
Eleanor holds a faculty degree in Communications and labored in agricultural journalism until eventually the beginning of her first baby. The relations ultimately grew to incorporate one daughter and 6 sons (the youngest with Down syndrome) whom she home-educated for twenty-five years.
Eleanor and her husband reside amidst the continued upkeep of a century domestic in vital Alberta the place she blogs approximately sometimes-elusive contentment at jewelofcontentment.wordpress.com.