By Shane Jones
Ever given that he was once a boy, Daniel Suppleton has been deathly terrified of hurricanes, which he fears will arrive unexpectedly and decrease every body he is familiar with and likes to trembling skeletons. backing out to reside in a tipi within the woods, Daniel battles demons genuine and imagined. As his ex-wife, Karen, frantically searches for him, the long-awaited typhoon eventually hits, and Daniel needs to have the ability to avoid wasting them either. Haunting, captivating, and fantastically written, Daniel Fights a storm is an affecting, unique novel of affection and loss, marriage and friendship, through a emerging younger expertise.
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