New York Times Bestseller From the author of Not My Daughter comes the story of Emily Aulenbach, an idealistic young lawyer who once dreamed of. In her luminous new novel, Barbara Delinsky explores every woman’s desire to abandon the endless obligations of work and marriage – and the idea that the. A corporate attorney leaves her Manhattan cubicle for a small New Hampshire town, where she faces an agonizing choice.

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Apr 24, Pages Buy. Be the first to discover new talent! I’m very surprised by the number esvape stars this book received. Are these authors simply getting too old? It wasn’t my favorite Delinsky book. We are experiencing technical difficulties. She still has to deal with those she left behind in New York, like the husband she loves.

She leaves a note for husband simply saying she needs a break.

I wanted to love this book — I really did. Once the story go I really like Ms. New Hampshire United States. Who hasn’t thought about tossing everything and just running away? The husband we come to know seems like a completely different person than the brief glimpse we had of him before she ran away.

Escape by Barbara Delinsky

All of us should be able to be selfish sometime in our lives and find our happiness, but she just kept abusing delinssky, places and things even when she was barbaar doing good at the refuge or esacpe another character.


I think I understand where the author was going with it but the story could’ve survived without that aspect. This is where the story really goes into legal thriller as she helps Lee defend herself against evil relatives in order to keep an inheritance. Buy the Audiobook Download: Every author writes a dud, and I guess this is Delinsky’s. Being pregnant was an added bonus. Read it Forward Read it first.

This isn’t high literature, but it’s a departure from some Delinsky novels style wise, in that while it had romantic elements, the primary storyline of the book was a search for oneself. Mar 29, Mahoghani 23 rated it really liked it Shelves: For the mostpart I enjoyed Escape.

She takes off her watch, turns off her Blackberry, leaves behind her laptop and, without telling anyone or having any firm plans, heads north. Aug 10, Judy Churchill rated it really liked it. I think I would have liked it better in my younger years.

I started swearing to myself when some new fiasco showed up in the pages. I’m just glad I didn’t waste any more time in attempting to finish it. Emily Aulenback is a successful year-old lawyer married to James – who is also a lawyer. I took piano lessons and flute lessons. I read in the afterword that she wrote this book on the advice of her fans.

A corporate attorney leaves her Manhattan cubicle for a small New Hampshire town, where she faces an agonizing choice. I also found the coyote connection to be utterly ridiculous They are both high powered New York attorneys with a home in the right neighborhood, and the fast paced lifestyle of the city.

He, too, is immersed in that techno world and he is hurt by her actions.


Escape by Barbara Delinsky – book review

The motivation behind the M. God knows I have.

She ends up driving until she discovers herself byy a familiar setting where her bes Who hasn’t thought about tossing everything and just running away? Barabra thirdly, there is constant reference to when she had been in this place 10 years ago. She soon finds a relaxing routine in the small town volunteering in the animal refuge, helping Vicki run her inn, and calling James to reassure him she isn’t leaving him. Videos About This Book.

I have read others by Delinsky that were also escapist fiction, but much better than this one. The couple was used to dealing with the present and the future. But New York hasn’t been kind to Emily. Her batbara What if you looked around one day at the accouterments of the “perfect life” you were leading, and literally couldn’t breathe?

Now, I’m too old, jaded, synical.

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Escape by Barbara Delinsky. I will say that I really adored her husband, James. He’d sent one right before she took off which she’d pocketed.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Yeah, I actually like them. As for the ending, it was what I predicted half-way thru.