The God of My Art: A Novel

Longlisted for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award

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THE GOD OF MY ART: A NOVEL

Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award
Quarterfinalist

A summer fling awakens longings in Helene for a more creative life. She senses in Matthew a potential muse, if only she could risk the artistic path, if only he wasn’t leaving. Read an excerpt with "Look Inside" on Amazon.

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"Helene vividly remembers that night in Prince George when her alcoholic mother threatened to leave. She also cannot forget the day her stepfather sent her away to a group home. Now, years later in Vancouver, she has met a man who can make her forget all that.

The God of My Art is layered with unforgettable scenes of youth, obsessive love, and artistic longing. At the core of this haunting coming-of-age tale are the shifting faces of Helene—teenage runaway, university student, and budding artist. Related in Helene’s engaging voice, this novel chronicles her seminal love affair with Matthew, a globetrotting mountaineer passionate about Nietzsche, and the art he inspires within her. More...