“Nina’s husband, Philip, has just died in their bed. As Nina sits by his side, she travels through memories of their life together, and as one memory spawns another, the nature of intimacy is revealed like a spider’s web after a rainfall. Glimmering with hope, heavy with doubts and dec
eits, but strung with care and devotion, the complex and delicate balance that two individuals find and nurture in order to spend a lifetime together is depicted with remarkable dexterity and insight. Never saccharine or sentimental, Tuck unveils a complicated and enduring love with astonishing brevity and honesty.”—Candra, Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle. Buy I Married You for Happiness from Elliott Bay Book Company.