Stash



From Debut Novelist David Klein A Page Turning Story Of Suburbia And Its SecretsGwen Raine Is A Woman Readers Will Instantly Recognize An Attractive, Thirtyish Stay At Home Mom Who Lives In The Kind Of Tranquil Suburban Community Where The Wives Spend Their Days Ferrying The Kids To And From School And Music Lessons And Nature Camps And Where The Husbands Work Long, Grueling Hours At Stressful White Collar Jobs In Order To Maintain The Upscale Standard Of Living To Which The Whole Family Has Become All Too Accustomed It S A Milieu In Which Everything Seems To Be Right Yet So Much Can Go Wrong.And It Does Starting With A Seemingly Minor Decision That Turns Gwen S Perfect Life Upside Down It S A Typical Friday Morning In Late Summer And Gwen Is Anticipating A Long Awaited Weekend Away At The Lake With Her Overworked Husband, Brian, And Their Two Small Children After Dropping Her Daughter Off At Swim Class, Gwen Drives Across Town To Purchase A Small Bag Of Marijuana From An Old Flame She S Counting On The Pot To Help Her Unwind Later That Night In Those Precious Private Moments With Brian After The Kids Are Asleep Then, On The Way Home, Gwen Gets Into A Car Accident An Accident That Leaves Her Bruised And Somewhat Battered But Leaves The Other Driver An Elderly Man Who Crossed Over Into Her Lane Dead The Local Police Know The Accident Isn T Her Fault, But When They Find The Marijuana In Gwen S Car, They Throw The Book At Her There Have Been Problems With Drugs In The Schools And They Want To Crack Down On Abusers, Whoever And Wherever They Are Before Long, Gwen Is In Legal Hot Water And The Temperature Keeps Rising Finally, Under Pressure From The Police, Her Attorney, And Her Own Husband, She Reveals Her Source S Name.Meanwhile, Brian Is Embroiled In A Moral And Legal Dilemma Of His Own When The Big Pharmaceutical Company He Works For Markets An Anti Anxiety Drug For Off Label Use As A Weight Loss Aid, Only To Discover That It Can Have Deadly Consequences And Gwen S Former Lover Jude, A Local Restaurateur And The Supplier Of The Stash Of The Title, Has Gotten In Way Over His Head With His Little Side Business.Told From Multiple Perspectives And Revolving Around A Diverse Set Of Vividly Imagined Characters, This Rich, Ambitious, And Deeply Satisfying Novel Takes A Mordant Look At Our Society S Ambivalent And Often Hypocritical Attitude Toward All Manner Of Mood Altering Substances, Legal And Illegal Paced By Psychological Suspense And An Ever Thickening Plot, Stash Ultimately Is About The Moral Complications That Arise When A Modern Woman S Fierce Determination To Do The Right Thing Collides Head On With Human Fallibility And Desire.Stash

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[Epub] Stash  By David Matthew Klein – Mauritiusholidayvillas.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • Stash
  • David Matthew Klein
  • English
  • 10 March 2018
  • 0307716813

10 thoughts on “Stash

  1. says:

    Debut author David Klein knows his stuff or one might say, his stash I was hooked from the opening chapter of this very assured first book, which abounds with highly authentic characters and morally ambiguous situations, tempered with psychological suspense By the last page, I was a definite fan.My advice to readers ignore the publisher s lurid tagline a page turning story of suburbia and its secrets This is a farnuanced book that asks important questions how far would you go to do Debut author David Klein knows his stuff or one might say, his stash I was hooked from the opening chapter of this very assured first book, which abounds with highly authentic characters and morally ambiguous situations, tempered with psychological suspense By the last ...

  2. says:

    Stash by David KleinThis a sobering look at how insipid decision making can change your life A woman s indecisive behavior leads her into both legal and marital discord I found this book rather sobering with no pun intended It seemed entirely too realistic It is easy to see how a nostalgic longing for past excitement and a reaffirmation of sexual identity could lead to bad decisions The scary part was that bad decisions don t need...

  3. says:

    Debut novelist Klein has written a smart and nervy domestic drama thriller The pages fly, and the prose is crisp and economical He tackles difficult, dicey, and controversial subject matter without handing out platitudes or falling into blunt party line agendas I am tempted to call it a non puff beach read It is lively, energetic, and easily accessible, but it is also thought provoking and ultimately bold.Loving mother and housewife Gwen Raine bought some pot from ex boyfriend Jude for recre Debut novelist Klein has written a smart and nervy domestic drama thriller The pages fly, and the prose is crisp and economical He tackles difficult, dicey, and controversial subject matter without handing out platitudes or falling into blunt party line agendas...

  4. says:

    Gwen was the epitome of spoiled, well to do, wonderful home, children and husband One small little habit she and a few friends smoked pot Oh, they weren t potheads, not even weekly use but it was nice to have on a vacation Gwen knew someone who knew someone who you get the idea All no hassle, no stress, just pick it up and have a lovely vacatin with your hard working husband and family Except when the little old, dementia fuddled man crossed the line and hit Gwen dead on His fault Gwen was the epitome of spoiled, well to do, wonderful home, children and husband One small little habit she and a few friends smoked pot Oh, they weren t potheads, not even weekly use but it was nice to have on a vacation Gwe...

  5. says:

    This book was quick to hook me Klein s writing style is very to the point and well edited He removed anything that was meaningless and left you with everything you needed to be fully immersed in the character s lives The story centers around the choices that we make in our daily lives and shows us just how many different choices there are Some characters choose wisely, while others do foolish things, some learn from their mistakes and others do not The story causes you to remember to never This book was quick to hook me Klein s writing style is very to the poi...

  6. says:

    Well, I wrote it So five stars.

  7. says:

    Gwen Raines is a thirty something housewife with a loving husband and two small children One sunny afternoon, Gwen makes a pit stop while running errands to pick up a small bag of marijuana for an upcoming trip On her way home, Gwen is involved in a serious accident that leaves an elderly gentleman dead, and she is questioned by the police When they decide to perform a drug test on Gwen, her perfectly ordered life beings to take a hideous turn Meanwhile, Gwen s husband Brian, who works in th Gwen Raines is a thirty something housewife with a loving husband and two small children One sunny afternoon, Gwen makes a pit stop while running errands to pick up a small bag of marijuana for an upcoming trip On her way home, Gwen is involved in a serious accident that leaves an elderly ge...

  8. says:

    I received this book as an ARC copy from goodreads.com Gwen Raine is your average upper middle class stay at home suburban mom She takes the kids to after school activities, is on the PTA board and cooks her family healthy organic food She has two smart, well adjusted children and a loving and hard working husband She also likes to smoke pot to relax and unwind When she buys a bag from an old flame for her and her husband to enjoy on an upcoming trip to their lake house, she as no idea how I received this book as an ARC copy from goodreads.com Gwen Raine is your average upper middle class stay at home suburban mom She takes the kids to after school activities, is on the PTA board and cooks her family healthy organic food She has two smart, well adjusted children an...

  9. says:

    Oh yes, this review WILL have spoilers Before I get into it though I will say it was a good read Quick and compelling while keeping the story simple, nothing too complex The characters draw you in and I m sure you will find yourself being stirred by the views or actions of one if notof them The attitudes and actions of one of the characters REALLY struck a nerve with me but not enough to make me stop reading I really enjoyed this but and am VERY glad that I chos...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I was nervous after reading the summary, knowing the story would be told from multiple perspectives I think I expected a vanilla, Picoult esque narrative, and I m so glad I was wrong The different perspectives are actually all in the 3rd person The novel is still mostly fluff and cheese, and not the type of thing I would usually read, but I m gonna give Klein props because this could ve turned out disastrous and it was actually pretty entertaining There were a number of flaws, the first be I was nervous afte...

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