Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Length: 320 pages
First Published: 2020
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A retired widow in rural Connecticut wakes to an unexpected visit from her childhood best friend whom she hasn’t seen in forty-nine years.
A man arrives at a Pennsylvania hotel to introduce his estranged father to his newborn daughter and finds him collapsed on the floor of the lobby.
A sixty-seven-year-old taxi driver in Kauai receives a phone call from the mainland that jars her back to a traumatic past.
These seemingly disconnected lives come together as half-century-old secrets begin to surface. It is in this moment that Bill Clegg reminds us how choices—to connect, to betray, to protect—become our legacy.
Deeply observed and beautifully written, this novel is a feat of storytelling, capturing sixty years within the framework of one fateful day.
About Bill Clegg
ABill Clegg is a literary agent and the author of two memoirs, Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man and Ninety Days, and two novels, Did You Ever Have a Family and The End of the Day. Visit the author’s website →