The Accidental King of Clark Street

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"An evocative novel by veteran journalist Diane Dryden."--Jerry Jenkins

Who says love can’t bloom at a Laundromat?


Leon McKee believes his life is going nowhere. A widower at 50, he begins walking the streets of Chicago to fill the lonely hours.

Vivian manages the Band Box Cleaners & Laundry on

North Clark Street
. She’s accepted her dull life as what she expects to have at her age.

But could they both be wrong? When Leon answers an ad to be a night watchman at the Band Box Cleaners, their lives—and the neighborhood of

Clark Street
—are turned upside down.

The Accidental King of
Clark Street
set in the 1960s, proves that love can bloom the second time around. Or is it really the first time?