Michael Gilbert attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Indiana State University as a student-athlete. Since graduation, he has taught high school psychology and sociology in Indiana. Michael holds a graduate degree in philosophy from the University of Illinois at Springfield. He is the author of Adieu: The Eternal Verity, Sisyphus's Joy: Revised Edition, Modern Happiness, and Perfected Sinfulness.
Sometimes small towns harbor the most sinister secrets. Narrated through six different perspectives, Perfected Sinfulness exposes the dangerous nature of interpersonal relationships when narcissism and manipulation become the primary modes of interaction. The ensuing aftermath guarantees no one will escape unharmed.
"It began as a struggle. All great love affairs do." Love encompasses the best and the worst elements of human nature. Both extremes are present in Adieu. Nobody is happy all the time, but can these characters derive enough happiness to keep their love alive?