By Margo Catts
“Tragedy and blessing. go away them on my own lengthy adequate, and it will get actual difficult to inform them apart.”
Elena Alvarez resides a cursed existence. From the lethal fireplace she by chance set as a toddler, to her mother's abandonment, and now to an undesirable being pregnant, she understands larger than so much that small activities could have bad results. pushed to the excessive mountains surrounding Leadville, Colorado through her most recent undesirable choice, she's motive on getting rid of the longer term. might be there she will be able to simply disguise in her grandmother's remoted cabin and look forward to something–anything–to make her subsequent selection for her.
Instead, she is faced through reflections of her personal issues at any place she turns–the fresh widower and his young children adrift in a replaced international, Elena's personal mysterious relatives heritage, and the interwoven lives in the city itself. little by little, Elena starts to question her realizing of reason and impression, reexamining the tragedies she's hung on to and the injuries she's refused to allow heal.
But whilst the kids cross lacking, Elena's fragile new peace is shattered. it is just on the prospect of clean loss and blame that she is going to detect the reality of the negative burdens we take upon ourselves, the best way tragedy and redemption are unavoidably intertwined–and how curses can occasionally bring about benefits, besides the fact that disguised.
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Among the Lesser Gods: A Novel by Margo Catts