Download PDF by Susan Kelly: By Accident: A Novel

By Susan Kelly

A grieving mom unearths solace from her son’s loss of life in a courting that speedy blurs the road among friendship and intimacy.

By Accident portrays a yr within the lifetime of a girl after the unintended loss of life of her teenage son. Laura Lucas is numbed by way of the loss, a loss that's paralleled within the spate of upscale construction—and attendant destruction—in her starter-home local. It’s approximately Laura's courting with a tender tree general practitioner who slowly turns into a substitute for her son—but additionally an item of desire.

The tale unearths the fragile nexus the place solace turns into intercourse; the function of guys and ladies as single buddies; and examines grief in a wedding. It portrays the discomfort of switch and the poignancy of reputation via Laura's eyes, and infrequently, throughout the quirky outlook of her ten-year-old daughter. And sooner than the tale ends, one other brutal, random twist of fate will redefine Laura's lifestyles as soon as again.

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