The Couples

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About the author:
Richard began writing while living in the Pacific Northwest with his wife, Carolynn. This summer they moved to Dallas, Texas. They are the proud parents of three wonderful adult sons.
Richard is a Vietnam combat and 101st Airborne Division veteran. After an education in mathematics, a 17 year career in manufacturing engineering and a 22 year career in software engineering, Richard has started a career as an author. He writes novels about people searching for their soul mate; the person they are meant to be with for life. His other interests range from mathematical analysis and photography to anything with an engine. His current project includes writing a series of historical fiction novels, set in 1850 - 1900, of the predecessors to the characters in his "Meant to Be Together" series; their journeys across the United States and on the Oregon Trail.
He is also working on becoming a Texan, exploring another part of our beautiful country, and discovering the properties of p-adic numbers.

The Couples

Authored by Richard Alan
Edition: 2

Acclaimed author, Richard Alan, once again enchants us with individuals we want as our friends and extended family. This family-centered story of love and friendship will appeal to fans of Nicholas Sparks and Jodi Picoult.

The Couples is a novel about people who may belong together and how the world around them helps them, or sometimes defeats them in their search for a life partner. It follows the lives of couples and their friends, new and old, as they explore their relationships.

Anna is a tough techy lady determined to remain single and independent of all others. When she meets Michael, a man who is still mourning his deceased fiancée, both their worlds will turn upside down.

Ruth is a university languages professor who is beautiful, spoiled, and an intellectual snob. Her life is forever changed when Oliver, a truck mechanic, helps Ruth cope when someone from the past catches up with her.

Anna and Michael, Ruth and Oliver, and others lives intertwine as their struggles to move from individuals to couples are poignantly depicted in this work. The Couples is Richard Alan's second novel in the "Meant to Be Together" series. It continues to explore relationships, love, and life.

Publication Date:
0989176045 / 9780989176040
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.5" x 8.5"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / Family Life

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