By Susan Kelly
A grieving mom reveals solace from her son’s loss of life in a dating that fast blurs the road among friendship and intimacy.
By Accident portrays a 12 months within the lifetime of a girl after the unintended dying of her teenage son. Laura Lucas is numbed by means 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 health care provider 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 fellows and girls as single acquaintances; and examines grief in a wedding. It portrays the ache of switch and the poignancy of recognition via Laura's eyes, and sometimes, throughout the quirky outlook of her ten-year-old daughter. And sooner than the tale ends, one other brutal, random coincidence will redefine Laura's existence as soon as again.
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By Accident: A Novel by Susan Kelly