Afton: A Novel by Ellen LaConte

By Ellen LaConte

For fifty-eight-year-old Hannah Walker the Afton Marches are a resource of solace and luxury. strolling beside the Afton River, throughout the life-rich saltmarsh provides her respite from the medical institution room the place her psychologically abusive husband lies dying.

Handsome and reserved, sixty-one-year-old Leslie Willoes is a panorama artist who has spent the final fifty years exploring, portray, and loving the Marches. He’s obvious Hannah frequently, has integrated in her in his work, yet hasn't ever spoken to the girl he secretly calls His Lady.

Unscrupulous long island developer, Rawden Darien, goals to trump Trump through buying the final undeveloped coastal wetland among big apple and Boston and reworking it into an upscale marina, inn, and retail advanced for large spenders. Leslie is obtainable a wide fee to color the landscapes that may promote Darien’s imaginative and prescient. Will he?

Two humans: one looking therapeutic within the Marches she’s discovering herself in, one dreading the wetland’s grim destiny. driven in numerous instructions via their acquaintances, their activities will make sure the way forward for the Marches—and their very own.

Hypnotically visible and bright, Afton is Ellen LaConte’s stirring debut novel.

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