Everything That Follows by Meg Little Reilly

In Conversation with Lisa Carey

Please join us on Tuesday, June 12th for a book talk with Meg Little Reilly! She will be here to discuss her new book, Everything That Follows, with author Lisa Carey (author of The Stolen Child) at 7pm!

About the book:

"For fans of Megan Abbott and Chris Bohjalian comes a novel of moral complexity about friends who must choose between self-preservation and doing the right thing in the wake of a fatal boating accident. Set in the moody off-season of Martha's Vineyard, Everything That Follows is a plunge into the dark waters of secrets and flexible morals. The truth becomes whatever we say it is... Around midnight, three friends take their partying from bar to boat on a misty fall evening. Just as the weather deteriorates, one of them suddenly and confusingly goes overboard. Is it an accident? The result of an unwanted advance? His body disappears quickly, silently, into the dark water. The circumstances are murky, but what is clear is that the other two need to notify the authorities. Minutes become hours become days as they hesitate, caught up in their guilt and hope that their friend has somehow made it safely to shore. As valuable time passes, they find themselves deep in a moral morass with huge implications as they struggle to move forward and live with their dark secret." -Publisher Marketing

"Taut with moral complexity and a subtly building tension, this is the kind of story that punishes you if you dare to put it down. "--Kim Cross, New York Times best selling author of What Stands In A Storm 

"A skillfully wrought tale of atonement in a frame of psychological suspense."--Booklist

About the author:

Meg Little Reilly is the author of the novels Everything That Follows and We Are Unprepared. She's a public radio commentator, essayist, and outdoors enthusiast. Prior to writing novels, Meg worked in national politics and the White House. She holds a B.A. from the University of Vermont and an M.A. from the George Washington University. These days, she lives in rural Vermont with her husband and two daughters.

Event date: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Longfellow Books
Portland, ME 04101
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ISBN: 9780778364146
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mira Books - May 1st, 2018