COMING SOON

Book 2 in the Gifford Ulrich Series



Book 3 in the Gifford Ulrich Series

An Enigmatic Escape

AN EXPLORATION OF FAMILY

“—of the seeds that produce three brothers who by turns of fate and differences of motivation are set out on their own to become indivicuals with only memories of the time they were together.”

THREE ESTRANGED BROTHERS

THREE STORIES

THREE SURPRISE ENDINGS

REVIEW COMMENTS

  • “A major and important new novel by a writer that demands our attention.”
  • “Infinitely intriguing.”
  • “Groat’s genius is his wordsmith magic.”

Three brothers are separated when they are 19, 17, and 11 years old. They never see nor hear from one another again. Events happening in their lives fifty years later are chronicled in the short story, “A Most Contemptible Whisper,” an eerie narrative from the troubled mind of the youngest brother struggling to cope with the sudden death of his wife; the novella, “The Covert Carver,” the touching story of a man who goes searching for a meaningful retirement and finds the middle brother and danger and insight; and the novella, “Mingaud’s Cell,” the quirky tale of the oldest brother fighting unwanted change forced upon him by the government.

From Amazon Hall of Fame Reviewer, Grady Harp, “Much of the beauty of this book comes in the subtle way Groat allows us to recover their pasts.”

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