Steinberg has put together a wonderful, moving story.
The Widow’s Son is a beautiful and intimate portrayal of both a family struggling with the loss of a father and a country struggling in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.
Set in the suburbs of Chicago during the 1960s, the novel follows the Rosenberg siblings as they learn to cope without their dad and a widow crippled by grief.
The family’s tragedy is set against the brilliant backdrop of 1966 America, a country throbbing with post-war unrest and bursting with revolutionary music, fashion and TV.
Funny, nostalgic, and heart-breaking, The Widow’s Son is a poignant look at the lengths a family -and country- will go to to survive.
This book is free 8/27 – 8/30.
Bruce Steinberg’s novels have won praise from critics and readers, and even been adapted into a successful stage play (My Occasional Torment). In addition to his writing, Bruce works as an attorney in Illinois, where he lives with his wife.
Heartwarming, emotional and beautiful.
Shannon Harris is a widow at 39. But her husband’s death comes as relief for Shannon, who had endured his legal antics and abuse for nearly 20 years.
In order to escape the shadow of her husband’s legacy, Shannon moves to a new state. Emotionally vulnerable and haunted by memories of her marriage, Shannon doesn’t think she can ever love again. But then she meets Tanner…
This book is free 8/26.
Rachel Hanna is a romance writer who lives outside of Atlanta, GA. She has loved to write stories since she was a small child. Reviewers and readers have commented on the reality of her stories and how she is able to weave such emotion into them. In her spare time, she loves to read fiction, play with her three kids and throw balls for her two crazy dogs!
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It is a very beautiful, simple, and touching story.
A middle-aged man with the crushing weight of his American past seeks peace and a simpler life in rural Kenya. Armed with only his smokes and coffee he discovers a friendship with the most unlikely of friends–a lioness he rightfully names Malaika (“Angel” in Swahili). But she is no ordinary lioness nor is he an ordinary man.
Between them they share a gift. But not all embrace their bond and some seek to sever it. Discover this new world rich in human truth and sensibility.
This book is free 8/26.
I don’t just make stuff up.
I imagine new worlds and the people within them. And then quietly and with a curious eye, I spy on them to see what they will do next.