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A pharmacist's life takes a drastic turn when his partner's wife commits suicide.

Marwin Gelstone, a divorced pharmacist with a unique practice, tries to get through the daily grind of pharmacy while simultaneously trying to understand his adolescent children. His life takes a drastic turn when his partner’s wife commits suicide. Madeline Montgomery is a well-known socialite in the Knoxville community who abruptly ends the life that so many have longed for. The senseless nature of her suicide leads Marwin to search for an answer to the age-old question of why a person takes their own life. As he explores, Marwin becomes entrenched in a twisted plot that could cost him everything, including his life.

About the author:

Mike Grindstaff is a pseudo-retired pharmacist from East Tennessee.  He received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Mercer Southern School of Pharmacy in 1989.  He practiced independent, as well as specialty pharmacy, in the Atlanta area for almost 30 years before moving back to the hills of Tennessee.

Mike resides in Unicoi, Tennessee with the love of his life, Dana, and many pets. When not golfing, cooking, watching sports, or playing with the grandkids, he writes fiction. This is his first published story.