Night Blindness (Paperback)

By Susan Strecker

Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin, 9781250042842, 320pp.

Publication Date: September 29, 2015

List Price: 15.99*
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October 2014 Indie Next List

“Family tragedy and guilt are too much for 16-year-old Jensen Reilly to handle by herself, but that is what she tries to do for 13 years. She abandons everything that defines her and starts a new life as an artist and model, eventually eloping with her art professor. Jensen is finally forced to face her past, her old friends, her family, and her first true love when her father is diagnosed with a brain tumor and she returns home to help care for him. Night Blindness is a story of first love, family, grief, guilt, forgiveness, and how the truth can truly set one free.”
— Nancy McFarlane, Fiction Addiction, Greenville, SC
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A future as bright as the stars above the Connecticut shore lay before Jensen Reilly and her high school sweetheart, Ryder, until the terrible events of an October night left Jensen running from her family and her first love. Over the years that followed, Jensen buried her painful past, and now, married to a charismatic artist, she has created a new life far away from the unbearable secret of that night. When unexpected events force Jensen to return home, she must finally face her past and ultimately make a decision that threatens to change her life again-this time forever.

Susan Strecker's Night Blindness is an emotionally thrilling debut set during a New England summer about the choices we make, the sanctity of friendship, and the power of love.

About the Author

Susan Strecker resides in Essex, Connecticut, with her husband and two children. Night Blindness is her first novel.