By Kylie Ladd
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"That's the article approximately falling. It doesn't move on indefinitely, and it infrequently ends well . . . "
In her page-turning fiction debut, neuropsychologist Kylie Ladd promises a searing portrait of 2 marriages united and betrayed through friendship.
"I were married 3 years while I fell in love," starts off Kate, a firecracker of a lady who suggestion she'd came upon the yin to her yang in Cary, her good and adoring husband. for his or her pal Luke-a charismatic copywriter who loves ladies 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 fanciful flirtation among Kate and Luke becomes whatever way more risky, the foursome might be irrevocably intertwined via 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 problems among prior and current, portray a nostalgic photograph of the 2 marriages at their such a lot idealistic-the special second while like grew to become to love-and at their so much volatile. because of the boundless compassion with which Ladd attracts her characters, one can't aid yet root for them as they combat among newfound hope and remembrances of time previous, the entire whereas spinning towards an inevitable end.
Steeped in mental perception and uncooked emotion, After the Fall is an unsettling novel of the numerous methods we like and damage each one other.
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After the Fall by Kylie Ladd