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Where the River Splits

by Jeffrey Penn May


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What would you do given the chance to disappear? The chance to start a new life. Probably not what David did. Trying to save their marriage, David and Susan Brooks canoe into the wilderness, but it was already over before the trip began. The canoe capsizes leaving them stranded on opposite sides of the river – each believing the other dead. David discovers that his wife survived. But he decides not to reveal himself to her. Susan must remake herself into a new person. While she copes, David starts anew. But can anyone ever really start over? While Susan grows, he craves redemption. Who do you blame for this failed journey?Praise for "Where the River Splits""The journey to the end of the novel is never boring. The scenes set in rural Wyoming feature the geography as much as the characters. Locales in Canada and Mexico also figure into the plot. Still, the story keeps coming back to St. Louis, which should add to its appeal for local readers."– Steve Weinberg, St. Louis Post-DispatchCarries you effortlessly to the climax.– Robin Theiss, past president of the St. Louis Writers Guild and STLBooks owner.As an experienced broacasat producer, I think this book would make an excellent movie script!– Dan Dillion, TV producer, So, Where'd You Go To High School?A solidly written and well-structured thriller. That's no small achievement. – John Dalton, Heaven Lake: A Novel Winner of the Barnes & Noble Discover AwardSummaryFast fun relationship suspense for wilderness lovers. David and Susan Brooks canoe white water trying to save their marriage. The canoe capsizes and strands them on opposite sides, believing the other dead. David discovers his wife has survived. Satisfied she is okay, he decides not to reveal himself. As Susan copes with his "death," David begins a new life. But can anyone really start over?

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Jeffrey Penn May (Author)

Jeffrey Penn May has won several short fiction awards. His story “The Wells Creek Route” received a Pushcart Prize nomination, and his novel Where the River Splits, an excellent review in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Merging his outdoor interests ...

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