Sean's in an Irish band called The Stoutmen, and when I called him yesterday to see if they'd perform at a benefit concert to raise money for our Riley's service dog(yes our application got approved!!!),he said yes without hesitation(of course he still has to run it by the other stout men). In our conversation, he shared the wonderful news that his wife Teri has written a blockbuster novel and has sold it to Random House. So cool!
This is what was written about it in the New York Post:
PEOPLE ARE talking about the coming Therese Walsh novel "Unbounded," which Elisabeth Weed at Weed Literary is sitting on with all her might and main, hoping that the entire plot, etc., doesn't leak before Shaye Areheart Books publishes in the fall of 2009.
This one tells of a language professor whose grief over the loss of her twin has isolated her from friends and family. She impulsively buys a keris - a Japanese weapon imbued with legendary powers. She embarks then on a trip, New York to Rome, to follow the dagger's provenance. Will this lead her to the truth of her sister's tragedy?
Evidently, "Unbounded" was good enough for the author to nail down a major two-book deal.
And this, is an article about Teri that ran in an upstate NY newspaper. I love how she speaks of the challenge of writing and motherhood, and the question...."Why can't I just be satisfied with what I'm already doing?" I can so relate.
Of course my favorite part is about Sean's reaction to the sale of her book. He's a sweetie. I wouldn't expect anything less.
I cannot wait to read Unbounded.