The Family Elephant’s Jewels



Whose secrets could undo you?

The Family Elephant’s Jewels is a literary novel about secrets, family, and love.

John was once a young, superstitious literature professor meeting the fiery love of his life, Gemma. Now he’s an aged, superstitious literature professor dealing with the sudden death of the grossly obese, shop-o-holic love of his life, Gemma. As their seven surviving kids make their way back to their East coast home for the funeral, they each uncover a secret about Gemma, and in so doing unhinge something in themselves.

This book is a current project, complete but in the editing and submission phase.

For the first chapter, click here.

(Formerly under the working title The Date and the Cockroach)