By Kylie Ladd
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"That's the object approximately falling. It doesn't cross on indefinitely, and it hardly ends well . . . "
In her page-turning fiction debut, neuropsychologist Kylie Ladd can provide a searing portrait of 2 marriages united and betrayed via friendship.
"I have been married 3 years while I fell in love," starts off Kate, a firecracker of a lady who concept she'd stumbled on the yin to her yang in Cary, her good and adoring husband. for his or her pal Luke-a charismatic copywriter who loves girls and a focus in equivalent degree, and ideally together-life has been greater than candy beside Cressida, the dutiful pediatric oncologist who stole his heart. but if a fantastic flirtation among Kate and Luke becomes anything way more harmful, the foursome can be irrevocably intertwined by way of greater than simply their shared history.
After the Fall follows the foundation and fallout of the main passionate of affairs during the eyes of all 4 characters, unveiling the misunderstandings and unstated wishes that lie underneath our look for love and connection. The narrative strikes without difficulty among previous and current, portray a nostalgic photograph of the 2 marriages at their such a lot idealistic-the particular second whilst like became to love-and at their such a lot volatile. because of the boundless compassion with which Ladd attracts her characters, one can't aid yet root for them as they strive against among newfound hope and remembrances of time earlier, all of the whereas spinning towards an inevitable end.
Steeped in mental perception and uncooked emotion, After the Fall is an unsettling novel of the various methods we adore and damage each one other.
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