A Necessary Fiction
A romantic, genealogical novel
Set between November 1962 and May 1963, Laura Driscoll’s uncomplicated life is thrown into confusion after her father’s death when she discovers he lied about his family history to secure an advantageous marriage and advance his professional career.
Shocked by her discovery, Laura’s single-minded pursuit of the truth about his past regardless of the consequences comes at a price, and the choices she makes as a result have lasting repercussions both for herself and those around her.
In 1988, the chance discovery of a photograph by her son reveals that she too has had secrets of her own.