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Improbable Solution

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Welcome to Whiterock, Oregon, where peculiar happenings are taken for granted. Whiterock is where Sally Carruthers is stuck, nursing a dying father. She used to have a career and a bright future. Now all she has is an old house and a mending and alterations business that barely brings in pocket change. Whiterock is where Gus Loring seeks forgetfulness. To find it, he'd hav ...more
Paperback, 253 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Novelbooks (first published 2002)
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Kate Martyn
Oct 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Gus Loring, running from a guilty past. Sally Carruthers, confused and exhausted from the exigencies of nursing a father afflicted with senile dementia and inexorably dying by degrees – just as she sees her career doing while she cares for him. When the pair are thrown together by circumstance in Whiterock, Oregon, neither wants the connection but still the peculiar magnetism is there.
How they negotiate the delicate path through their difficulties and doubts towards a workable solution makes the
Linda Palmer
Oct 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The story begins with a spark--literally. Guy meets girl, something that probably happens every minute of every day. Sally is a caregiver, caught in a tender trap of love, loyalty, and responsibility while she watches over her demented dad. Gus drives a delivery truck even though he has college degrees that could earn him some big bucks. Clearly there is more to both than meets the eye. Their parallel journeys to self-discovery and emotional healing make for an intriguing read. Quirky secondary ...more
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