A PROPER CUP OF TEA
By Mary Pat Tuxbury
This new novel by author Mary Pat Tuxbury of Florence, Montana, involves an intriguing story set in Montana and Ireland about a woman, Amanda Collins, whose near-perfect life disintegrates with the death of her ailing husband – and then flows in a vibrant story line to a stunning and unpredictable conclusion. Titled “A Proper Cup of Tea” . Tuxbury's writing tells a captivating story of international flavor as Amanda Collins gracefully adopts the tranquil life of a working widow in Missoula, Montana, – until quite by chance she meets two charismatic men on two continents. She wants to have friendships with both men, but their passions demand she decide on one. Her family encourages a relationship with Michael Rafferty, a well-established local Montana attorney. Her mentor, Mary Murphy, prods her to leave the safety of the nest and fly to Ireland to meet internet charmer Sean Riley. Amanda, and the readers of her story, ponder until the final pages the fundamental question: who will Amanda choose? “A Proper Cup of Tea” , the first in what is to be a trilogy, was issued in 6x9-inch softcover format, 190 pages.
ISBN 1-931291-34-9 A Proper Cup of Tea – $14.95