Elizabeth Brundage is a wonderful storyteller who digs into those secret little corners of lives and personalities and lays bare the thoughts and emotions that reside therein. You know the ones of which I’m speaking; I think we all lay awake at night at some point in our lives and think, Am I the only one who feels like this? Brundage not only exposes these but also sets them free. The result is a wild ride of first impression.
A STRANGER LIKE YOU, Brundage’s latest novel, introduces readers to Hugh Waters, an underwriter for an east coast insurance company --- his “marking time” job, as we are told early on --- whos