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Gavin Goode

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“I don’t know how, and I don’t know why, but I think I died today.”

So begins the complex and mysterious journey of Gavin Goode and his family. What happened to Gavin and why? What secrets will emerge along the way? Frankie, his wife and a dress store owner, feels guilty, but why? His son, Ryan, who owns an ice cream parlor, and daughter-in-law, Jenna, who is a bank manager

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Published July 4th 2019 by Black Rose Writing
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Desiree
Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Gavin Goode is 52 years old and works in insurance. He has a pretty normal life. His wife, Frankie, owns a dress shop. His son, Ryan, has a few failed business attempts under his belt and currently owns an ice cream shop. Ryan and his wife, Jenna, a banker, are expecting their first child. But one morning, Gavin Goode is shot in the head while sitting at his desk at work. And everyone’s life changes.

After the shooting, Gavin doesn’t wake up following surgery. He is on life support in the ICU, bu
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Lorraine Douglas
Jun 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When middle-aged Gavin Goode becomes the unintended target of a tragic, accidental act of violence, the lives of his family and friends are transformed. Pasts are scrutinized, relationships are re-evaluated and wife Frankie, son Ryan and his wife Jenna are thrown into each others' close company in an unexpected context.

This book is written from multiple perspectives, including close family members, secondary characters and even an inanimate object and the local news. Multiple perspective novels
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Emi Bevacqua
Jun 11, 2019 rated it liked it
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I like the stylized rendition of The Scream on its cover, the opening line, "I don't know why and I don't know how, but I think I died today," and the layering of moral messages within wasn't too heavy-handed. Gavin Goode is 52, happily married to beautiful wife Frankie, with his first grandchild on the way; the day he leaves his comfortable upstate New York home for work, all is right with his world. While the Goode family is victimized by random shootings and high-risk pregnancy, the neighbori ...more
Barbara Rohde
Jul 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
Gavin Goode is an insurance salesman living an average life until one day when he wonders where he is and why. His wife Frankie works in a dress shop and his son Ryan has an ice cream parlour. Gavin Goode's 'accident' brings together family and friends in unexpected ways.

This story took me by surprise in its subtlety and psychological depth. It's told from multiple perspectives in a gentle way that is very moving. Issues that arise are nuanced and complex so that the reader is left pondering lon
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Truly
Jul 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Gavin Goode is a captivating story with psychological depth, well-written characters, and unexpected twists and turns. A story full of emotions that will stay with you long after reading.
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RABT Book Tours: Gavin Goode by David B. Seaburn 1 1 Aug 01, 2019 05:00AM  
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David Seaburn is a retired therapist and ordained Presbyterian minister. He also writes for Psychology Today magazine.
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