Burned once, twice immolated—or lucky at last?
Whispers in Washington by Jennifer Wilck
Max Bruder, former newspaper editor with ethics turned freelance reporter, is looking for the story that will put him on the road toward financial security. His new neighbor, the infamous Naomi Adelman—now Reuben—might just be the ticket to achieving his dream of writing the novel that’s rumbled around inside his head for the last couple years.
As he gets to know the real Naomi, who is nothing like the picture painted by political reporters years ago, he learns she is kind, brave and devoted to her children. If he writes the story of a lifetime it might very well bring her new life to a crashing end.
In turn, getting to know Max is a treat for Naomi as she spends time with someone who respects her for the person she is; doesn’t try to control her every move—and encourages her to soar.
on being served more than the standard goals, motivation and
conflict romance. This time we’re treated to lush descriptions of
various Egyptian foods, centuries of Jewish culture and traditions,
picturesque small towns common to the gorgeous Pocono
Mountains, the angst that goes hand in hand with long-distance
single parenting, and the struggle to start over after horrendous