Story Plant paperback 

ISBN: 978-1-61188-147-9

Fiction Studio Books e-book

ISBN: 978-1-61188-148-6

Publication date: September 30, 2014

214 pages

“Beautifully written, memorable and realistic, you will not want the books to end once you start it. Everyone will be anxiously awaiting the next book. Do not miss Leaves by Michael Baron.”

– Single Titles

 

THE SEQUEL TO THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER LEAVES.

Maxwell Gold is at the most dramatic inflection point in his life. A successful businessperson, he has been asked to run for mayor of Oldham, CT against a horribly flawed incumbent. A dedicated father, he has come to a time when his toddler son Joey is a wildly entertaining playmate. A loving husband, he has faced a test that has proven to him that he is more committed to his wife Annie than ever. Everything could be going Maxwell's way.

Or not. The incumbent's base is deeper than Maxwell's campaign imagined, and the current mayor is willing to resort to some nasty tricks to remain in office. Joey is having tantrums and acting more willfully than kids his age normally act. And Annie hasn’t finished testing Maxwell and is beginning to make it clear that she doesn't want him to pass the test.

As the summer heats up on the most tumultuous year of Maxwell Gold's life, he has come to realize that he could have everything he's ever wanted . . . or he could wind up with nothing.

 

Everything or Nothing 

Lou Aronica

Leaves is one of those books that you want to read on a rainy fall afternoon while you have the house to yourself for a few hours.”
– Romancing the Book

“Mr. Baron’s other novels remind one very much of Sparks, with the amount of emotion and compelling looks into real people’s lives. Leaves is – yet again – one of those truly great novels.”

– The Feathered Quill

“The charm of Michael Baron’s writing brings a special polish to a poignant story, making it sparkle and enchant like October leaves in New England.”

– Long and Short Reviews

“This wonderful blend of irony, love and humor is one of my favorite books this year.”

– Cheryl’s Book Nook

A New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Lou Aronica is known for the uncommon depth of emotion to his stories and the vivid realism of his characters. New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips called The Forever Year “pure pleasure from beginning to end, beautifully written and emotionally rich” and Blogcritics said that Blue was “like experiencing a lucid dream with depth and detail that play on all five senses.”