I was born and raised in suburban Boston. My mother’s death, when I was eight, was the defining event of a childhood that was otherwise ordinary.
Before and Again
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Mackenzie Cooper does not want to be who she was — the one who was driving with her eyes on her phone just long enough to cause a deadly accident that cost her everything. In order to survive, she becomes someone new, someone better — until the past returns.
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I generally avoid Nazi-related plots. Having been born at the war’s end to a Jewish family in America, I recall horrified whispers about the atrocities perpetrated in occupied Europe. Thanks to these whispers, the war was deeply embedded in my DNA. I knew more than I wanted to know without having to read books. I…
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It used to be that a good writer could write about anything, that a novelist could interpret reality in the way she chose, that a publisher could publish any book that was intelligent, relevant, and well-grounded. But have the rules changed? In this day and age of PC to the extreme, can only a rape…