Running to Fall: A Novel
by Kalisha Buckhanon
Publication Date: Nov 01, 2022
List Price: $18.95
Format: Paperback, 381 pages
Imprint: AALBC Aspire
Publisher: AALBC Publishing
Parent Company: AALBC.com, LLC
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A suspenseful, truthful look into the lives of women who drink to survive or just to cope, with a provocative narrator who carries readers along an emotional journey to acceptance.
Tragedy and Victor Powell have moved to the desirable but dark Grayson Glens enclave of dream homes just outside of Chicago. Stressed urbanites, they’ve got to live large in real life to stay large online. With only a few blacks in their elite gated community, they settle in but never quite feel at home. Then, a missing young black woman floats up in the Grayson River.
Is the spirit of the mysterious scarlet-lettered woman, Raven McCoy, haunting Grayson during the pandemic?
Tragedy, haunted by her own difficult checkered past versus Victor’s sterling history, thinks so. The pressure to manage his image for profit drives her to drink, even when his trying teen daughter visits. But Victor’s ex-wife, the Grayson gossip and a female detective all close in on Tragedy’s unraveling life. Then Tragedy spirals into addiction, past secrets and the local women’s fight for justice for a woman.
- Fiction / African American / General
- Fiction / African American / Women
- Fiction / Crime
- Fiction / Literary
- Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General