Sea Creatures

Sea Creatures Cover

Sea Creatures

By Susanna Daniel

HarperTorch, Hardcover, 9780062219602, 314pp.

Publication Date: July 30, 2013

Description

In Sea Creatures, a riveting domestic drama by Susanna Daniel, a mother must make the unthinkable choice between her husband and her son.When Georgia Qullian returns to her hometown of Miami, her toddler and husband in tow, she is hoping for a fresh start. They have left Illinois trailing scandal and disappointment in their wake, fallout from her husband's severe sleep disorder. For months, their three-year-old son has refused to speak a word.On a whim, Georgia takes a job as an errand runner for a reclusive artist and is surprised at how her life changes dramatically. But soon the family's challenges return, more complicated than before. Late that summer, as a hurricane bears down on South Florida, Georgia must face the fact that her decisions have put her only child in grave danger.Sea Creatures is a mesmerizing exploration of the high stakes of marriage and parenthood.