Mary Flanagan has dedicated her life to serving God and others. Most recently she has devoted it to caring for her quadriplegic son, Sean, who was injured in Vietnam. But Sean had a different idea; he is leaving for a rehabilitation center far from their Boston home.
Mary realizes that she must change her life and that she needs to find new meaning. Thus begins a voyage of questioning, self-discovery and romance. The romance begins when she meets Arnie Berger, a most unlikely match. Mary is devout, Irish-Catholic, working class; and Arnie is a college professor of agnostic Jewish roots.
Mary’s romance triggers an awakening in her grown daughter, Kathleen, who works in hospice. At the hospice, Kathleen interacts with Max, an enigmatic patient, and with the nuns who operate the facility. Seeing her mother’s change, Kathleen things about the possibility for her own life. She meets a young man, Danny.
Far away in Minnesota, Sean, too, is finding romance.
Sean and his wife return to Boston. Love blossoms. Then…
I don’t want to spoil the story of this powerful, romantic novel.
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A New Englander by upbringing and inclination, Kenneth Weene is a teacher, psychologist and pastoral counselor by education. He is a writer by passion.
Ken’s short stories and poetry have appeared in numerous publications including Sol Spirits, Palo Verde Pages, Vox Poetica Clutching at Straws, The Word Place, Legendary, Sex and Murder Magazine, The New Flesh Magazine, The Santa Fe Literary Review, Daily Flashes of Erotica Quarterly, Bewildering Stories, A Word With You Press, Mirror Dance, and The Aurorean.
Ken’s novels, Widow’s Walk and Memoirs From the Asylum are published by All Things That Matter Press. ATTMP will soon be bringing out Tales From the Dew Drop Inne: Because there’s one in every town.
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