Love, Loss, and Lagniappe

Love, Loss, and Lagniappe

by Richard Robbins

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Overview

From New Orleans to the Appalachian Trail to New York City, one man's journey of self-discovery and rebirth will hold you captivated.

WINNER: Pinnacle Book Achievement Award - Best Literary Fiction
WINNER: Feathered Quill Book Award - Silver Medal: Debut Author
WINNER: Feathered Quill Book Award - Bronze Medal: Adult Fiction
WINNER: Readers' Favorite Book Award - Bronze Medal: Fiction - Southern

"Written with a genuine flair for originality, Robbins has created a cast of distinctive characters deftly embedded in a narrative-driven, exceptionally engaging story that holds the readers' fully engaged attention from beginning to end. ...very highly recommended, especially for community library Contemporary General Fiction..." ~ Midwest Book Review

Dr. Drew Coleman's seemingly charmed life is shattered by devastating news, causing him to go on a ten-year transcontinental journey of self-discovery. He explores the nature of God and Man, the divine inspiration for many of New York's landmarks and artistic treasures, and the relationship between the found and the lost souls passing on the street.

In time, he discovers and explains the scientific basis for the meaning of life, and he is finally found... or finds himself.

"If you are looking for a great read with a little something extra, search no further; Love, Loss, and Lagniappe is the novel for you." ~ Feathered Quill Book Reviews

EVOLVED PUBLISHING PRESENTS a contemporary literary exploration of the emotional and psychological depths of great personal loss, and one man's journey toward self-discovery... again. [DRM-Free]

Books by Richard Robbins:

  • Love, Loss, and Lagniappe
  • Panicles
  • The Tormenting Beauty of Empathy (Coming 2020)

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940155743545
Publisher: Evolved Publishing LLC
Publication date: 11/05/2018
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,166,641
File size: 823 KB

About the Author

Richard has always liked telling good stories, but not until his youngest child left for college was he able to find the time to put them into print. His first novel, Love, Loss, and Lagniappe was inspired by actual events in his life, and utilizes Richard’s Medical and Business School background to explore the journey of self-discovery after heartbreaking loss, while revealing the scientific basis for the meaning of life. (You’ll have to read it to find out!)

Richard is currently working on his second novel, Panicles, a multi-generational story of the intersecting fate of two families, and the price of fame versus the simpler pleasures of a grounded life.

Richard lives in New York City with his love and inspiration, Lisa, his wife of thirty years (and counting), near their beloved grown children.

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