Synopses & Reviews
Tom "T" Walker, a 57-year-old businessman, knows better than to pick up a beautiful young woman hitchhiking with her dangerous-looking boyfriend, but he stops for them anyway. Hes been living alone, his life ruinously off course, in such utter isolation from everyone he has ever loved that he welcomes the company and the excitement. But as T finds himself pulled into the chaos of their world in a way he will barely survive, he comes to see his personal history and experiences in an altered and troubling light.
Author Edward Falco brings stunning emotional depth and tense action to unforgettable characters as they journey through the mundane world to places where illusions fail and they must face their hidden selves.
In this taut, dramatic literary thriller, award-winning author Falco examines betrayal, trust, and forgiveness in a story about a middle-aged man pulled from his mundane world into the chaotic lives of a young woman and her boyfriend in a way he will barely survive.
About the Author
was born in Brooklyn and teaches at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, VA. Hes the prize-winning author of Wolf Point,
along with three previous collectionsSabbath Night in the Church of the Piranha: New and Selected Stories, Plato at Scratch Daniels,
and the Richard Sullivan Prize winner, Acid
and a novel, Winter in Florida.