The Complexities of Love is about an Australian teen who learns about life, hidden love, and family secrets. Mark knows hes different from the other boys, hiding his attraction for his best friend. When Mark tries to discover the truth behind his best friends absence, upsetting family secrets come to light
Marks interest in cooking, future dreams of living openly as a gay man, and desire to make a living as a chef add elements of lightness and hope. The characters deal with trauma, mental illness, and addiction throughout the story.
The book got recently reviewed by Kirkus Reviews: The discussions of family bonds, complex sibling relationships, finding a place to belong, and the reveal of Marks family history are intriguing and messily realistic…”
Book blurb: Mark Cooney grows up aware that there is something different about him and hopes that his parents will never find out. Mark’s best friend Dave disappeared when he was thirteen and returned ten years later. Mark became more and more vulnerable as they got closer. It came with a price. Tormented by his inner demons and refusing to be controlled by anyone, Dave reveals a secret that he has kept since childhood, which leads to a terrible misunderstanding that will have grave consequences for Mark and his family. What secrets will Mark uncover? All he yearns for is for Dave to return his love. Will that happen, or will he find someone else?
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M.A. Quigley is from Australia. Her work has been published in multiple anthologies. The Complexities of Love is Quigleys debut novel. Everyone deserves to love and be loved regardless of who they choose. Im hoping that when the LGBT community and other people read my novel, they will realize that they arent alone and that there are people in the world just like them, she said. Melisa wants to continue to write novels about issues that affect human beings and the world.
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