by Lula Flann
Mata’s oldest ally, Bax, travels to Oregon for comfort and counsel. She believes her husband is unfaithful, although they are indisputably and uniquely suited to each other. Meanwhile, Mata’s book group parses literary themes of infidelity, diverging interests and betrayal. When inevitable change occurs in long term relationships, how do couples adapt? What if murder is the wedded wrong-doing?