Shine On, Bright & Dangerous Object: A Novel

October 31, 2020
Shine On, Bright & Dangerous Object: A Novel

The vibrant and tender story of a young woman coming toterms with tragedy and finding the courage to loveagainFrom the moment they meet, Elizabeth "Olly" Marcus and Sam Baxare coconspirators. They dump Olly's boyfriend in the library,speed off on the back of Sam's motorcycle, and seal their recklessbargain with a kiss in an apple orchard. A year later, they aremarried. Five years after that, Olly is a widow, her last glimpseof Sam a bright white dot on the horizon as he sailed into a stormoff the coast of Maine.At the age of twenty-seven, Olly must begin again. She has lostan accomplice, but Sam's parents have lost a son, and his brother,Patrick, has lost his best friend and the one person who trulyunderstood him. The bonds of family are both a comfort and a burdento Olly as she tries to find a way to live with her grief andaccept her role in her daredevil husband's fate. Eventually sherediscovers her own sense of adventure, and with a newfoundstrength, she pursues a deep and abiding love that is the greatestsurprise of her life.Told with compassion, honesty, and humor, Shine On, Bright& Dangerous Object is an unforgettable story of love andloss.This ebook features an illustrated biography of Laurie Colwinincluding rare photos and never-before-seen documents from theauthor's estate.