In Gavin Goode, David B. Seaburn follows the drama of a man who wakes up believing he has died.

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“I don’t know how and I don’t know why, but I think I died today.” Gavin Goode’s day begins like none other. Come along for the ride in David B. Seaburn’s latest novel.

Rochester, NY (PRUnderground) June 27th, 2019

In his seventh novel, David B. Seaburn (, details a story of hope, loss, humor, secrecy and new beginnings. Gavin Goode (Black Rose Writing; will be released on June 27, 2019. This is a story that will make you smile and make you cry. Perhaps, most importantly, it will make you think. In the process of discovering what happened to Gavin Goode, you will explore matters of consequence: accidental violence, drug addiction, marital infidelity, at-risk pregnancy, faith and beginnings.

“I don’t know how, and I don’t know why, but I think I died today.”

So begins the complex and mysterious journey of Gavin Goode and his family. What happened to Gavin and why? What secrets emerge along the way? Frankie, his wife and a dress store owner, feels guilty about something, but what? His son, Ryan, who owns an ice cream parlor, and daughter-in-law, Jenna, who is a bank manager, are expecting their first baby. How will Gavin’s trauma affect them? And what of Rosemary, Frankie’s best friend? Or Ben Hillman and eleven-year-old, Christopher? How are they implicated in the events that unfold around Gavin’s misfortune?

Like many of us, Gavin Goode will deal with life changing events that are beyond his control; events that will take him on a journey of discovery, one in which he will come face-to-face what matters most in his life.

David B. Seaburn was a Finalist for the National Indie Excellence Award (2011), a second-place winner of the TAZ Awards for Fiction (2017); he was also short-listed for the Somerset Award (2018). Seaburn writes a blog for Psychology Today magazine and has published numerous creative nonfiction essays. He is a retired marriage and family therapist, psychologist and minister. Seaburn teaches writing at Writers and Books in Rochester, NY.

Copies of Gavin Goode are available at all major booksellers, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Black Rose Writing

Print and Electronic review copies available upon request

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