Tuesday, August 20, 2013
A SECOND CHANCE by Roseanne Dowell gets LADYBUGGED
Roseanne Dowell is a very prolific author of
romance for those of us who've lived life, been through the ups and downs of its many pitfalls, and still have hopes for tomorrow's brightest horizons..
Like many of Ms. Dowell's heroines, I have lived long enough to know reality is not always, fast, fulminating, creakless...
(oh my achy joints)...nor is it without a lot of hmmming and hawing. By the time our hair has turned white, our joints have begun making funny noises and our bones are growing fragile, romance requires a lot of serious thought and consideration.
Ms. Dowell gives us that and so much more in
A SECOND CHANCE. She gives us a healthy dose of down-to-earth-reality too.
BUT just when you think we're going to get a smooth sailing Happily Ever-after,
she brings back the hubby who walked out before the story starts, finally realizing just how good he really had it...and now he wants it all back. What will our heroine do? Take a chance on the promise of the unknown, or take back the familiar even though the familiar let her down?
story, and read it all in one sitting. (I put my cellphone on SHUT UP! Cellphones can be
I am so pleased to see authors writing for the generation that is beyond the pale of first blush. Ms. Dowell is one of its best.
A SECOND CHANCE
FIVE STARS for this delightful beyond the coming of age...again...story.