CIRCLE OF REDEMPTION with stories by Shauna Allen, Susan C. Muller & Janet Nash ~ Review

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Three stories, three men, three lives intertwined by chance . . .

War veteran turned detective, Dan Wilson lives a solitary existence until the day he’s thrust into the middle of a life or death situation and finds himself face-to-face with the love he let get away. Will he be able to overcome his regrets and her secrets so they can enjoy the future that should have been?

Rocked by the ravages of war . . .

Afghanistan has ripped everything from Cade Russell. His peace of mind, his happiness, his family. Lost and alone, his marriage in shambles, his world is falling apart around him. What will it take to save the love that had once been his redemption?

Threatening to crumble under the weight of heartbreak . . .

Faced with the ultimate loss, Dr. Travis Rhodes finds his life has ended up nothing more than an empty black hole until a vibrant, vivacious artist brings color back into his world. Can he dig deep enough to love again when shocking revelations threaten to unravel all they’ve found together?

Can they be healed by the redeeming power of love?

THE AUTHORS:

Shauna Allen

SHAUNA ALLEN grew up an only child with two open and loving parents in Central Texas. She’s married to her high school sweetheart and is the mother to three fantastic (no, that’s not a typo!) teenagers, including one she’s about to send off to the Air Force.

When she’s not writing, editing, or acting as personal assistant to two NYT Bestselling authors, Shauna enjoys reading, movies with Gerard Butler, vacays to the beach, and hangin’ with the kiddos–even if they don’t like hangin’ with her!

Shauna would love for you to visit her at her website and blog at: http://www.shaunaallen.com
Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/shauna.allen.12
Twitter : @ShaunaAllen101
Pinterest : http://pinterest.com/shaunaallen7/

Susan C. Muller

SUSAN C. MULLER is a fourth generation Texan. She attended Stephen F. Austin State University where she studied creative writing. Her novel, The Secrets on Forest Bend, has won several awards. The next novels in her Occult series,The Witch on Twisted Oak and Voodoo on Bayou Lafonte, have received excellent reviews..

She enjoys speaking to book clubs and writer’s groups.

She loves to travel and has been fortunate to see much of the world. Her favorite places include Kenya, New Zealand, and the Galapagos Islands. She has been to every continent except Antarctica. She has been spotted shopping for a heavy parka, just in case.
When not writing, she can be found doing volunteer work at a local hospital. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, snorkeling and taking long walks.
She can be found at: http://www.SusanCMuller.com

Janet Nash

JANET NASH was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She spent her early years working and raising my two sons, Jason and Jeremy. She migrated to Texas nearly 30 years ago. She’s the Business Manager at a church in Spring, Texas where my husband and I also run a youth activity program. It wasn’t until 2005 that writing took center stage. She was inspired to write a story and have spent the past seven years absorbing everything she could about the craft of writing. Making her story come to life is a passion.

She’s currently a member of Romance Writers of American, ACFW and The Christian Writer’s Guild. She’s a board member for RWA’s Northwest Houston Chapter 27.

Website – http://www.janetnash.com/
Twitter username – @janetnash34

MY REVIEW:

CIRCLE OF REDEMPTION is a powerful, poignant and touching trio of intertwining stories written by three different authors and friends, Susan C. Miller, Janet Nash and Shauna Allen. All stories ponder the change, revelations, and redemptions one day, one act, one person can bring. Each are beautifully written and left me feeling grateful for the love, family, and friends I have in my own life.

LOST AND FOUND by Susan C. Miller is a well-written second chance story that grabs your attention right from the start and keeps it. SCM does a good job of drawing you into what’s happened with her characters (a war veteran turned cop and a single mother and her small daughter), both in the past and the present, and making you really care about the outcome even though it’s a short story.

SAVED BY THE STONE by Janet Nash is a very real and sad story of a soldier’s struggles with PTSD and depression after a tour in Afghanistan and the effects on his family. JN does a remarkable job of describing the raw anguish Cade and Grace feel as their life together is disintegrating before their eyes and they each feel helpless to stop it. An unexpected trauma and the strong basis of their love pulls them through.

SIGHT UNSEEN by Shauna Allen is a beautifully written story about the pain of overcoming the ultimate betrayal and a desperate loss and the courage it takes to open your heart to love again. SA immediately connects you with Travis and the intense emotions he feels over losing a wife he loved and his struggle to deal with the aftermath. His first ray of light after a year in darkness comes when he meets the vibrant and kind Paige, an artist and single mother. Their attraction is immediate and mutual but just when all seems to be going well an unexpected connection from the past tries to come between them. This story broke my heart and then filled it with joy.

Add Circle of Redemption to your Goodreads shelf!

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