“Though the ending of this book seemed inevitable to me at the outset, it did not end at all like I had expected– and I could not put it down till I was finished. Yes, it is a very emotional book– keep the tissues handy– but read this book! You will be glad you did.” ~ Sunlover721, Amazon Review
Our book buzz segment today features Memories by Deanna Lynn Sletten a semifinalist for the Kindle Book Review’s Best Indie Books of 2012. Memories is a women’s contemporary and romance novel that has been loved by the readers resulting in a 4.6 stars rating on 23 reviews. Grab a box of tissues before you start reading Memories as it leads the reader through love being lost and love being found. Who else will enjoy this book? If you are a fan of Nicholas Sparks than Memories should be on your bookshelf – or in your Kindle. Don’t forget to check out Deanna’s other highly reviewed book Widow, Virgin, Whore (rated 4.6 stars on 27 reviews).
“Memories is a well-told dramatic tale of love lost and love found. At first glance, the ending seems obvious, but there are unexpected twists and turns along the way. Be prepared to laugh and cry as you get to know the characters and share in their lives.” ~ Crystal Marie, Amazon Review
“Warmhearted + Gut wrenching = Terrific love story” ~ Dafna Yee, Amazon Review
Book Description: Michael DeCara came home from the Vietnam War a wounded man, both physically and emotionally. He tried putting his life back together, but found civilian life difficult after all he’d experienced in Nam. Raising his young daughter, Vanessa, by himself after his wife left, he found it difficult to commit to one job or one woman for any length of time. Then he met a young woman who made him feel good about himself again and who fell in love with Vanessa as well. But then a life-changing event occurred and he had to choose between his past and the present. He chose to leave without a word to the young woman, believing he was doing what was best for her. Now, years later, she has walked back into his life and he believes they may have a second chance at love-except she hates him and he doesn’t understand why.
Danielle Westerly fell in love when she was only eighteen and her heart was broken when he left her without a word. Her heartache was increased when she made a fateful decision that would alter her future, and she blamed him for her loss. Years later, she is single and has built up a successful career when she accidentally runs into the man who was responsible for her past pain. Yet, their chemistry is undeniable. Can Dani give up her anger and let go of the pain of the past and fall in love again with the man she has hated all these years? Dani and Michael share a journey of heartache, loss and painful memories that threaten to keep them apart. Can they break past these and finally find love again?..… Read more on Amazon.
About the Author: Deanna Lynn Sletten is a novelist who writes women’s fiction novels and also has written one middle-grade fiction action/adventure novel. Deanna started her writing career as a freelance writer for parenting publications in the early 1990s and transitioned to writing for blogs and websites until she made the leap to novelist.
Deanna is married and has two grown children. When not writing, Deanna enjoys walking the trails around her northern Minnesota home with her beautiful Australian Shepherd.
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“It is so great to find such a talented new author. This story has the perfect combination of romance and mystery, and she makes the characters both believable and likeable. I can hardly wait until her next book is released!” ~ D. Hinton, Amazon Review