Brought up in a strict fundamentalist home, eighteen-year-old Grace feels trapped in a “suburban Alcatraz” by her overbearing father and her timid mother. An affair with a college professor—a man of the world who’s more likely to quote Shelley than scripture—seems like a great escape. But freedom brings with it unanticipated complications and Grace discovers that being involved with an older man is not all chardonnay and poetry . . .
Told from Grace’s perspective, How It’s Done is an unflinching story of love and freedom and the price you pay for both.
For many of us, the mere mention of the word "vampire" evokes images of pale Romanian counts with thick Eastern accents, slicked back hair, and tuxedo suits complete with opera capes. Younger generations might instead picture handsomely brooding teenage vampires more in keeping with a modern interpretation of the Byronic hero of older literary... read this article