Heartbreak turns to guilt in this tragic and tender story of a doomed love affair. But in a startling and astonishing twist, an improbable, obsessive crusade for redemption unfolds... How can a lie be wrong when it makes so many people feel so good? More
When Derry and Amedee meet during her first day on the job at the Milwaukee Ledger, it is a collision of destinies. Their love affair is so intense and perfect and pure that they are certain it will be eternal. But when it ends in heartbreak, Derry descends into an abyss of devastation and remorse and despair. In his overpowering grief this tormented newspaperman embarks on an obsessive crusade for redemption, an improbable, tender quest that eventually will lead him to peace of mind, and to someone who will help him build a new life from the ashes of the past.
"Godspeed" is a bittersweet story of laughter and tears, irrepressible humor, reckless devotion, the value of true friendship, and unimaginable longing for the "forever" that can no longer be.
And as the story and its astonishing twists unfold, a poignant question lingers: How can a lie be wrong if it makes so many people feel so good?