In Leah's Wake (Paperback)
Terri Giuliano Long, 9780615608327, 410pp.
Publication Date: February 1, 2012
WINNER, Global eBook Award, Popular Literature, 2012
WINNER, Indie Discovery Award, Literary Fiction, 2012
Hailed as "a masterpiece of psychological tension,"* this award-winning novel by Terri Giuliano Long is a wrenching yet ultimately uplifting story of hope, survival, and redemption.
Star player and captain of her soccer team, sixteen-year-old Leah Tyler has a bright future ahead of her until she meets bad boy Todd Corbett.
From ignoring her curfew to experimenting with drugs, Leah is breaking every rule. For the first time in her life, she feels like she's the one in control, following her own dreams instead of her parents'. But as Leah soon discovers, her actions have the power to forever fracture her family.
"In Leah's Wake is a beautifully written and absorbing novel." -- Margot Livesey, award-winning author of The Flight of Gemma Hardy
"Terri Long's accomplished first novel takes the reader on a passionate roller-coaster ride through contemporary parenthood and marriage. Sometimes scary, sometimes sad, always tender." -- Susan Straight, National Book Award finalist, author of Take One Candle, Light A Room
"An astounding story of a family in transition." -- Tracy Riva, Midwest Reviews.