Today's post features Theresa Oles, a new author, and her debut novel,
From the blurb:
One early October evening a young woman comes across an enigmatic man, Marius Millet. Her name is Jolene Munroe, twenty-years-old and a college student, who has traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to study for a year. The two develop a relationship that soon intensifies, despite a secret that Marius keeps from her, which he desperately tries to conceal from her in an effort to cling to their relationship. He is married with two teenage daughters, and it’s a choice Jolene must make as she struggles with her own desires and the incessant pull from her own conscience. Then there’s Anna, Jolene’s eccentric roommate, who finds another troubling way to cope with her own sense of inadequacy and vulnerability.
An excerpt from chapter 12:
When I pulled to the side of the road, I saw that only a couple of lights were on in the house. Though it was early afternoon, somehow the grey