Anna Matthews left home at eighteen, a young woman rooted in small-town virtues, seeking adventure in the Green Mountains of Vermont. She found a free-spirited young man whose boundless imagination captivated her heart. Forced apart, Anna tries to build a new life. A decade later, a series of gripping novels awaken Annas veiled dreams, illuminating a striking disparity within her marriage. She seeks the author, but the truth she discovers will change her life. Anna is confronted with a clear choice--continue living the comfortable, but hollow American Dream or pursue her dream.
In his auspicious debut, Kirk Martin paints a love story that is at once soaring and bittersweet. Shade of the Maple captures the subtle, yet powerful nuances that distinguish mere romance from intimacy. An intimacy that is powerful, moving and unforgettable.
Kirk Martin is donating $1.00 from every purchase of Shade of the Maple to Friends You Can Count On to develop an earlier detection blood test for breast cancer.