Helen Clark is a passionate woman frustrated by the predictable patterns into which her life has fallen. At fifty-four, she is a complicated woman. A quietly accomplished artist and wife with a grown daughter, she has resigned herself to embracing a healthy family routine for the sake of the common good. But a sudden tragic suicide forces her to reevaluate her past decisions.
Unfolding in a whirlwind of a week, The FlipSide reveals a woman whose outward strength belies her inner turmoil. Haunted by an unresolved childhood trauma, Helen remains vulnerable to the issue and soon finds herself in a similar situation. Only this time, she is forced to contend with an even greater tragedy.
Exploring the various kinds of love that exist between mothers and daughters, fathers and daughters, lovers, mates, and friends, Kimbeth Wehrli Judge presents a thought-provoking novel that addresses head-on the modern concept of American femininity. The FlipSide will both challenge and enlighten as it dissects one woman's harrowing journey through love, loss, and secrets.