Minneapolis environmental attorneys Nick Ward and Lena Grant are no longer partners in law and marriage. But neither Lena’s heart nor Nick’s imagination can seem to accept that fact. As Nick pursues ever-wilder animal rescue schemes, Lena continues to rescue him. But who will rescue her?
The Island of Always continues the quixotic romance begun a decade ago in The Marriage of True Minds (Unbridled Books).
Plot: This creative and cleverly written novel is well structured and engaging. A surprise twist at the end will leave readers smiling.
Prose: Sprinkled with wisdom throughout, this novel is written with wit and skill. Readers will find a lot to like here.
Originality: This book is honest and well-thought-out; it is original in its approach to bringing attention to social issues.
Character Development: The characters here are well developed and vivid. Smart and witty, the characters’ reactions to situations are surprising and make them charming and likable.
Date Submitted: June 23, 2018
"In Stephen Evans' smart and well-crafted novel,...Evans has gathered a truly amiable cast of characters, entwined with heartfelt emotions. Literary audiences will easily forego any disbelief and indulge their imaginations in this highly entertaining and worthwhile read."
"The Island of Always is a zany and unpredictable comedic literary novel."
"A charming literary screwball comedy."