“An arresting new novel… with an unforgettable narrator."

-Chicago Tribune (Editor’s Choice)

W.W. Norton & Company

“Devastating"

– Publishers Weekly

“Arresting"

– Chicago Tribune

“Heartbreaking"

– Metro Edinburgh

“A work of

ferocious insight

and craftsmanship”

    – Irish Examiner

"Subtly mythic...

and poetic."

- Booklist

In the heat of August, Jake Terri Savage (“JT”), his little sister Danielle, and his bone-headed best friend, Nokey try to steal his father’s beloved 1965 Shelby Cobra.  Their reasons are noble; the consequences, devastating.

August and then Some examines the destructive powers of revenge and the healing powers of acceptance.

“Sharply written with

a keen ear for dialogue"

     – Chicago Sun-Times  

"Scenes we experience in our nerves."

- Richard Bausch, Dayton Literary Peace Prize winner

"Never shies away from grappling with big issues”
– Publishers Weekly

“The dialogue crackles like a plastic bottle underfoot while the pace never slows. A disturbing novel offering a mixture of hope and despair, vileness and nobility.” 
-Kirkus Reviews