Afton: A Novel by Ellen LaConte

By Ellen LaConte

For fifty-eight-year-old Hannah Walker the Afton Marches are a resource of solace and luxury. jogging beside the Afton River, during the life-rich saltmarsh supplies her respite from the medical institution room the place her psychologically abusive husband lies dying.

Handsome and reserved, sixty-one-year-old Leslie Willoes is a panorama artist who has spent the final fifty years exploring, portray, and loving the Marches. He’s noticeable Hannah usually, has incorporated in her in his work, yet hasn't ever spoken to the girl he secretly calls His Lady.

Unscrupulous big apple developer, Rawden Darien, goals to trump Trump by way of buying the final undeveloped coastal wetland among ny and Boston and reworking it into an upscale marina, inn, and retail advanced for giant spenders. Leslie is accessible a wide fee to color the landscapes that might promote Darien’s imaginative and prescient. Will he?

Two humans: one looking therapeutic within the Marches she’s discovering herself in, one dreading the wetland’s grim destiny. driven in numerous instructions through their pals, their activities will ensure the way forward for the Marches—and their very own.

Hypnotically visible and brilliant, Afton is Ellen LaConte’s stirring debut novel.

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