Caroline

Caroline

by Adrian Spratt
Caroline

Caroline

by Adrian Spratt

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Overview

Adrian Spratt explores the past with a deft hand in his new book, pulling from the best of literary and historical fiction, with a touch of mystery.

In 1980s New York City, young lawyer Nick Coleman meets free spirit Caroline Sedlak in an evening fiction writing course. A vivacious fixture at a Greenwich Village bar, she remains mysterious about her life until their teacher reads her story submission to the class, and Nick realizes that a darker past lurks beneath her happy-go-lucky exterior. Nick must confront demons of his own while struggling to prove himself to his colleagues as a young blind lawyer at an office that handles appeals for indigent convicted felons.

Nick's practical, goal-driven approach to life balances Caroline's quixotic nature, and their friendship soon deepens into something more. For some time, they're happy together. But as the two become closer, Nick's reluctance to commit collides head-on with Caroline's need to be loved and belong. Soon, they realize that Caroline hasn't left her past far behind after all ... and the behavior that Nick once found charming first frustrates, then terrifies him. As the two spiral toward an inevitable clash, Nick must choose between the life he thought he wanted, and the woman he can't bring himself to admit he loves.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781953865458
Publisher: Books Fluent
Publication date: 02/15/2022
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Adrian Spratt practiced law for twenty years, mainly in consumer protection, before returning to his first love, fiction writing. He graduated from Amherst College and earned his law degree from Harvard. Retinal detachment led to his loss of vision when he was thirteen. Today, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the artist and photographer Laura Rosen. His website, where he maintains a blog and showcases selected stories, essays and memoir excerpts, is www.adrianspratt.com.
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