Fleeing New York City and an abusive partner, would-be writer Marc Nugent finds work at HomePort, the Provincetown mansion of Lola Staunton, a fabulously wealthy recluse. Aided by an attractive-but-unattainable artist and an all-too-available cross-dresser, Marc investigates accusations of rape and murder that have estranged Lola from a childhood friend for more than sixty years. Past and present converge when a long-lost journal reveals tales of infidelity, adultery, and passion that mirror the life Marc has recently abandoned. When his ex-lover arrives in search of revenge, Marc must confront his past, his notions of family, and his capacity for love.
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About the Author
Madeline Sorel has illustrated on-going columns for the New York Times and The N.Y. Daily News as well as books for children and adults. Her work has also appeared in several national magazines. A graduate of the High School of Music&Art in NYC, Madeline received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She holds a Masters of Arts Education degree from Brooklyn College and has taught Illustration at Kingsborough Community College since 2001 as well art courses at Queens College. Work by Madeline Sorel can be found at madelinesorel.com.