NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
On this rich, involving novel from Danielle Metallic, a woman’s life catapults from the earlier to the model new, as she learns to seize the second.
Stephanie Adams is a trustworthy hold-at-residence mother, married to a worthwhile lawyer in northern California, in a dull marriage she’s stayed in for years for the sake of her kids. Then, on a ski journey in Squaw Valley, her fifty-two-yr-earlier husband dies immediately and all bets are off.
No matter her kids’s grief, and her private conflicting emotions and loneliness, Stephanie tries to maneuver on, nevertheless struggles to hunt out herself as an unbiased specific individual after years of giving up her life for everyone else. A spur-of-the-second road journey and fork inside the road lead her to Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and a chance meeting—and her complete life modifications perpetually.
She meets nation music megastar Chase Taylor, who opens his whole world to her. Stephanie just isn’t the similar woman, and should’t be anymore. A new man. A new life. The joys of Nashville. She discovers not solely Chase, nevertheless herself. The music is bittersweet and the lyrics true in his dazzling, distinctive, and reliable world.
As it deftly explores the difficult ties between spouses, kids, lovers, and buddies, and dances between the earlier and the long run, Danielle Metallic’s shifting novel brilliantly captures the shock of sudden loss, and the freedom it can convey. Proper right here America’s most beloved novelist shares the enduring power of seizing the day. Carpe diem.
From the Hardcover model.