The Ramblers

The Ramblers by Aiden Donnelly Rowley uses a NYC backdrop as thirty somethings make the leap to adulthood after dealing with major setbacks. Clio, Smith, Tate and Henry are the main characters; Henry is the only one who is not a Yale graduate. Seemingly vanquished by love gone terribly wrong, a difficult family life, illness, and wayward spouses, they must find a way to examine the paths in front of them and choose path through life. Clio is an ornithologist specializing in hummingbirds; Smith is a professional organizer, Tate a photographer and Henry an hotelier. A vast array of careers and choices--all very well written, with particularly excellent dialogue.