BEGINS WITH BROKEN BONDS, BONDS
ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN.
works in New Yorks fashionable and cutthroat cooking-show
industry, where the people are as disposable as overripe fruit.
Faye is sharp, hip, and wisely discreet. Although scarred by the
tragic deaths of her adoptive parents and her fiancéwho
was killed in the 9/11 attacks--she keeps her private life and its
heartbreaks to herself.
therapist suggests that she locate her birth mother, the long-awaited
reunion does not go as planned. Annie Parker is a shady alcoholic
who will do anything to try to cut Faye down to size.
Faye is on a
collision course with destiny when she meets the poet, Sinead Wright,
who encourages Faye to end the disturbing relationship with her
new-found mother. The wise course of action would be for
Faye to walk away and forget the past. Yet, under the weight of
well-kept secrets and lies, the astonishing ending of this novel
collapses around the reader as Faye answers her mothers final,
harrowing call for help.
Not a book for
the faint of heart, Pretty Blue will stay with the reader long after
the final page is turned. Kari Caulfield has bravely taken psychological
drama in a new and expansive direction.