Maine Author Debuts Touching Novel about One Man's Search to Learn More about His Estranged Father after His Death

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“My Father’s Widow” by Renée P. Parent tells the story of Bob Daniels, who believes now that his father has passed away he has lost any chance of discovering who the man really was. After learning that his father lived with a woman during the last year of his life, he goes to meet her, hoping that she can shed some light on the man Bob never really knew, and perhaps understand himself better in the process.

We never really know our parents.

How well do we ever really know our own parents?

Bob Daniels is happily married with a young son and a successful career as an LA attorney with high-profile celebrity clients. Suddenly, Bob’s wife leaves for another man, his son is ripped from his arms and he discovers his law partner is stealing from their firm.

As life spins out of control, Bob longs to talk to his father, who unfortunately passed away the year before. Distant from his father for most of his adult life, Bob’s only hope of discovering who his father was is through the eyes of the woman Robert Daniels Sr. lived with during the last year of his life, Jessica Pratt.

Pratt, an independent-minded woman who runs her own luxury hotel on the shores of York, Maine, is nothing like Bob imagined her to be. She shares with him her own story of who Robert was, and what he thought of his only son, Bobby.

“My Father’s Widow” is a multi-faceted work of fiction, told in two distinct voices in altering chapters, and proving that there are always at least two sides to every story. This must-read debut novel will have the reader wondering if they truly know, or knew, their own parents.

To contact the author, Renée P. Parent
Email: the-cottage(at)comcast(dot)net
To contact the publisher, Green Ivy Books

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