The Necessary Marriage
BY ELIS A LODATO (ORION PUBLISHING ) Sixteen-year-old Jane falls madly in love with her handsome and attentive school teacher Leonard Campbell. They marry and have two children together before Jane realises that she might’ve rushed things and settled too early, losing much of herself in the process. A fiery couple, Marion and Andrew, move in next door; soon after, Marion disappears leaving Jane to help Andrew with their two sons while he tries to find his feet. But Jane grapples with her feelings when desire and loyalty are blurred. A novel about family ties, and the desire for freedom.