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25 Remote Warehouse Literature- Contemporary Women

Water on the Moon

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Early one morning, Lidia Raven, mother of teenage twins, awakens to the sound of a sputtering airplane engine in the distance. After she and her girls miraculously survive the crash that destroys their home, theyre taken in by Lidias friend, Polly, a neighbor who lives alone on a sprawling estate. But Lidia has other problems. Her husband has left her for another man, shes lost her job, and she fears more bad news is on the way when she discovers a connection between her and Tina Calderara, the pilot who crashed into her home. In the months following the crash, Lidia plunges into a mystery that upends every aspect of her life, forcing her to rethink everything she thinks she knows.

Synopsis:

After her farmhouse in Greenwich, Connecticut is destroyed, Lidia is thankful her teenage twins, Carly and Clarisse, are unharmed and that her friend Polly Niven has taken them in. Lidia, whose husband left her and the girls for another man, lost her job in the financial crisis. She fears more bad news and soon discovers a connection between her and Tina Calderara, the pilot who crashed into her home. In the midst of her troubles, she meets Harry Caligan, the FBI Special Agent assigned to her case. With Harrys help, Lidia plunges into the family mystery linking her to Tina.

About the Author

Jean P. Moore began her professional life as an English teacher, later becoming a telecommunications executive. She and her husband, Steve, and Sly, their black Lab, divide their time between Greenwich, Connecticut and the Berkshires in Massachusetts, where Jean teaches yoga in the summers.

Her work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, and literary journals such as upstreet, Distillery, Skirt, Long Island Woman, and the Hartford Courant. In 2009, Jean was selected to attend the Advanced Fiction Workshop, led by Nahid Rachlin, at the 92 Street Y. A short story, “Friday Night at the Olympia Theater” can be read online in Slow Trains, Spring, 09. Additionally, a memoir piece, “Leaving Charles,” appears online in Persimmon Tree, summer, 2011. Several poems, “Dancing with My Mother,” (a finalist), “Evening,” and “Views of the Valley, page 76,” can be read in 21st Century Womens Voices, 2013.

Table of Contents

Contents

Running on Empty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

The Ravens of Ravenna . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Fall Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

Salvaging What Remains . . . . . . . . . .43

Thanksgiving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

Rebuilding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83

The Best and Worst of Times . . . . . .103

Ringing in the New . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119

That Old Gang of Mine . . . . . . . . . . .125

The Iron Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137

Friends and Lovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151

What Lidia Learned . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173

Storms on the Horizon . . . . . . . . . . .185

Changes! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .203

Wedding Bells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .219

Apples of the Moon . . . . . . . . . . . . . .223

End Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .227

Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .229

About the Author . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231

Product Details

ISBN:
9781938314612
Author:
Moore, Jean P.
Publisher:
She Writes Press
Author:
Moore, Jean
Subject:
Literature-Contemporary Women
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20140631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
244
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Contemporary Women
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z

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After her farmhouse in Greenwich, Connecticut is destroyed, Lidia is thankful her teenage twins, Carly and Clarisse, are unharmed and that her friend Polly Niven has taken them in. Lidia, whose husband left her and the girls for another man, lost her job in the financial crisis. She fears more bad news and soon discovers a connection between her and Tina Calderara, the pilot who crashed into her home. In the midst of her troubles, she meets Harry Caligan, the FBI Special Agent assigned to her case. With Harrys help, Lidia plunges into the family mystery linking her to Tina.
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