* Winner Best Novel - CT Press Club
* Winner Adult Fiction -National Federation Press Women
The best novels take you in and introduce you to people who, pleasantly or otherwise, intrude on your thoughts, who live alongside you, who inform your day-to-day experience. Long after you’ve finished reading it, you’re still in. Life is now a bit different. A bit deeper. Good Luck and a Benevolent God is that kind of novel. Sparingly, economically, and skillfully written, Good Luck acquaints you with Mandy Flanagan, a twentieth-century Becky Sharp, whose misalliances and misadventures are as entertaining as they are elegiac. Good Luck stays with you. Highly recommended.