Seahorses Are Real
A haunting tale of love and tragedy, this riveting novel highlights the rare subject of domestic violence against men. Marly is a young woman struggling to deal with her emotions and depression in a small, dismal town. She longs to be elsewhere, retreating into daytime television and her idyllic childhood dreamworld of horses and cottages by the sea. For her devoted fiancé David, this means a life of hard work, supporting the love of his life both financially and emotionally. But as Marly begins to find her feet in reality and hope for a brighter future, time may be running out for David. Vivid and rich in imagery, this is a moving human narrative of how lovers can create and destroy each other’s happiness.