As a writer for the local newspaper, Alex Hanson is naturally curious. When she crosses paths with Bobby, a bedraggled regular at Wilken's Place, she becomes intrigued. Who was this man, and what was his story? As she struggles to uncover the mystery surrounding Bobby, Alex realizes that maybe the same questions apply to her own life. Who was she, and what was her story?
Join Alex on her hilarious journey of self-discovery - the people she meets, her friends, and her lovers. Will she ever find all the pieces of her puzzle? She can only hope...
'Songs About Life' is a witty, intelligent commentary about life as seen through the eyes of a successful thirty-something woman. Alex Hanson is every woman - flawed and scarred, tormented by demons from her past, and troubled by the uncertainties of her future. But she is also strong and real, determined to face whatever comes her way, doing it all with charm, dignity, and a sense of pride.
"My name is Matt." He held out his hand. Did I shake it or just thrust it down my shirt. I was torn.
Yes, Alex is a woman who knows what she wants. She just has absolutely no idea how to get it..."
"I absolutely LOVED this book. Trish's writing style is amazing and I just couldn't put it down. I can't count the number of times I laughed out loud and then in the next paragraph was almost brought to tears. Her writing is very real - no fluff or filler. It was an absolute joy to read and honestly I can't wait to find out what happens to Alex
in the next book! Hurry up Trish! We're all waiting!" (C. MacDonald)
"This book was hilarious, it truly was. I don't often laugh out loud while reading, but with this book, I just couldn't help myself. But Alex and her adventures also made me think about life and what was important. A great read! Very recommended!" (W. Kampers)