By Eleanor Bertin

existence were going swimmingly until eventually biologist Dr. Robert Fielding used to be bewildered by way of a squall that also threatens to shipwreck him. laid low with the losses in his lifestyles, he unearths a dozen explanation why he does not want the friendship of his new neighbour, Anna Fawcett. finally, the senior and her disabled son will not be precisely in his league.

But how is he presupposed 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 truly is her selfmade pies. but to threat re-thinking his middle convictions for an opportunity at own peace might reveal his soul and tear open an outdated wound.

Others within the neighbourhood, too, are below Anna's thrall - a instructor dealing with a trouble being pregnant, a crusty cat-lady, a cancer-ridden conspiracy theorist, a Cambodian immigrant relatives. each one is touched by means of the facility of her imprecise and usual life.

About the Author:

In a healthy of optimism at age 11, Eleanor Bertin begun her first novel by means of numbering a stack of a hundred pages. in basic terms of them have been ever full of phrases. Lifelines, her first accomplished novel, used to be shortlisted within the 2015 be aware Alive Press loose Publishing Contest.

Eleanor holds a faculty degree in Communications and labored in agricultural journalism until eventually the start of her first baby. The kin finally 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 stay amidst the continuing preservation of a century domestic in principal Alberta the place she blogs approximately sometimes-elusive contentment at jewelofcontentment.wordpress.com.

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