Novels in Progress
This particular story, as layered as the resources from which it sprang, takes place in the back bayous at the ends of the earth, where the struggle to control nature's chaos turns a small town upside down. When a fourteen inch drill bit hits a salt mine by accident, one of the world's largest man made natural disasters ensues. And in a place where irony runs thick as swamp-bottom, an event meant to put The End, Louisiana on the map becomes the very event that erases it from existence.
It takes a twelve-year-old local girl, Genevieve "Nev" LaFleur--the daughter of the man folks claimed was responsible for the accident--to put things back in perspective.
Lora Flynn is a thirty-something columnist with a keen knack for embarrassing herself. Having dated nothing but 'mouth-breathers and mama's boys', she's surprised when an inappropriate mother-daughter sex toy debate snares the attention of a down-to-earth stranger. She soon discovers the benefit of learning to roll with life's most unexpected curveballs. [Read More...]
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