Righteous Living is a collection of short stories that brings to life, in tough, lovely, sensuous details, the unique culture on the Canadian East Coast.
"Bootleggers" looks at the dawning of maturity for two young girls who are best friends and are just beginning to understand the adult world. "Marigold" is the tale of a mother and daughter who, escaping form an abusive relationship, come close to falling back into the hands of the abuser. "Butterflies at Le Chat d'Or" is a gritty coming-of-age story of a teenager visiting her cousins in Quebec during summer holidays. The award-winning story "Homarus Americanus" tells of the quest by a sister to discover why her sibling left a lucrative career to live on a small island and become a fisher with her husband.
Righteous Living is a collection from the writer of growing prominence from the rich literary community of the Atlantic Provinces. These stories reflect the emergence of a distinctive voice from Nova Scotia.
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