Two ordinary people met and fell in love. After some hesitation and nearly a decade together, they married and moved across the country. In Seattle, Washington, they bought a house and a Subaru. All clouds were nines.
Sexy, smart, gregarious Liz approached Abby, who wandered art museums, managed a restaurant, and otherwise led a solitary life. Older, Abby found herself buoyed by Liz’s verve. Liz, for her part, desired Abby from the start and fell deeply for her solicitude.
A high school shooting dismantles their long years of predictability and security. Their attunement—their marriage—is tested as Liz convalesces and each tries to comprehend and move past the inexplicable.
All That Is Behind Us Now takes into rich account the unexpected tragedies that go on in the modern world. In Abby and Liz, we find two characters teeming with personality, passion, and perseverance.