The fragile world / Paula Treick DeBoard.
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- ISBN: 9781460330494 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
From the author of stunning debut The Mourning Hours comes a powerful new novel that explores every parent's worst nightmare...The Kaufmans have always considered themselves a normal, happy family. Curtis is a physics teacher at a local high school. His wife, Kathleen, restores furniture for upscale boutiques. Daniel is away at college on a prestigious music scholarship, and twelve-year-old Olivia is a happy-go-lucky kid whose biggest concern is passing her next math test.And then comes the middle-of-the-night phone call that changes everything. Daniel has been killed in what the police are calling a "freak" road accident, and the remaining Kaufmans are left to flounder in their grief.The anguish of Daniel's death is isolating, and it's not long before this once-perfect family finds itself falling apart. As time passes and the wound refuses to heal, Curtis becomes obsessed with the idea of revenge, a growing mania that leads him to...
Electronic reproduction. Toronto, Ontario : Harlequin MIRA, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 411 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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