THE PARIS PREDICAMENT
This magical first-person novel poignantly captures the quest for love, truth, and meaning in a tumultuous world. Chances are, you know someone like Camille: tenderhearted and ambitious, yet free-as-the-breeze. An American portrait artist in Paris, Camille Portraro leads an enchanting existence until her life forever changes when everything she loves crashes in a flash.An accident leads her face-to-face with a foreigner who mirrors lost parts of her life causing everyone to do a double take.
Sasha Lauren’s dramatic debut novel The Paris Predicamentis a playful, thrilling, and unpredictable page-turner. The whimsical words lilt and roll off the page; it will take you for a wondrous ride around the world without ever leaving your seat.
Many of us are one bad death away from becoming a right to die activist.”
Angela Alexander, a New England bookshop owner and support talk-line volunteer, is dedicated to listening to people without her own filter getting in the way. Though her life is full and satisfying, she faces the ultimate dilemma after her husband Tucker — an exuberant bird photographer and blues musician — is harmed by medical malpractice during a routine hernia repair. Left in intractable pain, he struggles to focus on any shred of quality of life. When Tucker expresses the desire to end his life before he loses full autonomy, Angela has to decide whether to support him in that decision, or not.
A poetic love story, a study of grief and choice, Final Lullaby is about unconditional love. Praised for her lyrical and descriptive writing, Sasha Lauren infuses this emotional novel with complex, heartwarming, relatable characters who navigate through controversial issues with both gravity and levity.
D. Donovan, Midwest Book Review
"Lauren's poetic prowess and gift with words drives a story of discovery and transformation that is replete with a spunky character's wildly divergent ride through a suddenly-revised life."