Accidents of Marriage (Library Binding)

By Randy Susan Meyers

Center Point, 9781628993585, 500pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Compact Disc (9/23/2014)
MP3 CD (9/23/2014)
Paperback (6/9/2015)
Hardcover (9/2/2014)

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September 2014 Indie Next List

“When is the time when 'enough is enough?' Meyers deftly explores the issue of emotional abuse in her new novel. This is the story of Maddy and Ben and their three children. Maddy, a working mother, struggles to balance both career and family. Ben, a public defender, lives with a short fuse and drives the car that sends Maddy to the hospital in critical condition after a road rage encounter. Told from the points of view of Maddy, Ben, and Emma, the oldest sibling, Accidents of Marriage is an engrossing and provocative read.”
— Fran Keilty, Hickory Stick Bookshop, Washington Depot, CT
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Description

Maddy is a social worker trying to balance her career and three children. Years ago, she fell in love with Ben, a public defender, drawn to his fiery passion, but now he's lashing out at her during his periodic verbal furies. She vacillates between tiptoeing around him and asserting herself for the sake of their kids -- which works to keep a fragile peace -- until the rainy day when they're together in the car and Ben's volatile temper gets the best of him, leaving Maddy in the hospital fighting for her life.