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Check: A Novella Steve Williams

Check: A Novella

Steve Williams

Published March 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781105593109
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 About the Book 

A fresh atmosphere and taut prose make this novella an enjoyable read. - Kirkus Chef Carlo Zaratti is on the cusp of greatness. He and his wife Mali own Z, a breakout restaurant getting rave reviews from patrons and critics. They are also expectingMoreA fresh atmosphere and taut prose make this novella an enjoyable read. - Kirkus Chef Carlo Zaratti is on the cusp of greatness. He and his wife Mali own Z, a breakout restaurant getting rave reviews from patrons and critics. They are also expecting their first child. Their lives take a dark turn when Mali is diagnosed with a terminal illness. As his world begins to crumble, Carlo is distraught until their obstetrician offers a glimmer of hope: there is one patient who has survived the disease, thanks to an expensive regimen of treatment. With the restaurant still in debt, Carlo must find a way to raise almost five million dollars. A wealthy and unscrupulous patron of the restaurant refers Carlo to a mystery man - a fixer who can solve almost any problem. But the mystery man has an agenda of his own, and Carlo is thrown into a pressure cooker of emotional intensity.