A Fearless Debut Novel About The Restorative Power Of Truth And Love After The Trauma Of Abuse.As Sixteen Year Old Aidan Donovan S Fractured Family Disintegrates Around Him, He Searches For Solace In A Few Bumps Of Adderall, His Father S Wet Bar, And The Attentions Of His Local Priest, Father Greg The Only Adult Who Actually Listens To Him.When Christmas Hits, Aidan S World Collapses In A Crisis Of Trust When He Recognizes The Darkness Of Father Greg S Affections He Turns To A Crew Of New Friends To Help Make Sense Of His Life Josie, The Girl He Just Might Love Sophie, Who S A Little Wild And Mark, The Charismatic Swim Team Captain Whose Own Secret Agonies Converge With Aidan S.The Gospel Of Winter Maps The Ways Love Can Be Used As A Weapon Against The Innocent But Can Also, In The Right Hands, Restore Hope And Even Faith Brendan Kiely S Unflinching And Courageous Debut Novel Exposes The Damage From The Secrets We Keep And Proves That In Truth, There Is Power And Real Love.
Brendan Kiely received an MFA in creative writing from The City College of New York His writing has appeared in Fiction, Guernica, The AWP Writer s Chronicle, and other publications Originally from the Boston area, he now teaches at an independent high school and lives with his wife in Greenwich Village.
- 304 pages
- The Gospel of Winter
- Brendan Kiely
- 14 August 2018 Brendan Kiely