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Thursday, November 10, 2011


Take the journey along with Captain Daniel Maine from the broiling desert of Iraq to a life in Willow Falls, a small town in upstate New York. Travel with Danny from post-traumatic stress to love with a detour through heartbreak and murder. This fast-paced, sexy, dark novel will keep you at the edge of your seat, rooting for Professor Danny Maine as he struggles to make a new life.

A little bit about the book

Danny Maine, Kyle’s younger brother, leaves the Army after becoming an expert sharp shooter, killer and womanizer. He gets a job teaching English at Kensington State University where he seeks out his brother’s fiancĂ©e, Callie Richards, the sister he never had.

He meets Eliza Baines, a beautiful widow and is smitten immediately. Danny struggles to overcome post-traumatic stress syndrome and make a new life when his parents are released from prison and seek him out. He hates his abusive, drunken father…the temptation to kill him is overwhelming. Danny strives to leave his violent past behind and forge a new path that includes love, success and having his own family but dark forces and emotional obstacles block his way.
The Book of Danny is an emotional story of love, loss and ultimate triumph that will touch your heart.

He arrived at the dean’s house twenty minutes late for the party. The colonial house loomed
larger than some in the neighborhood, painted beige with white trim and black shutters. When he
rang the bell, an angel answered the door–Dean Eliza Baines, dressed in a chiffon print dress of
aqua and soft green, matching her eyes. Her short blonde hair glistened in the afternoon sun,
framing a delicate face, a small nose and sensuous lips. The gentle fragrance of gardenia flowed
from her slender neck down to the tips of her pink fingernails. Danny couldn’t find his voice. He
never expected such beauty to be standing right in front of him in the middle of nowhere.
“You must be Dan Maine, I’m Eliza Baines.”
He shook the hand she offered, unable to stop himself from staring. “How did you know?”
“You’re the last one,” she said, her eyes looking him up and down quickly.
“I didn’t realize your house was such a long walk from my motel,” he said, embarrassed.
“Why didn’t you call me? I would have picked you up.” Please come in. You must be
Eliza took his arm and eased him through her living room to the patio in the back. 

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Naomi said...

I'm right there at the scene. And desperately need to know what happens next.

Jean said...

Thanks, Naomi for stopping by!

Karen said...

Congratulations Jean! I can't wait to read it! This is turning into an incredible journey for all of us.

Kathleen Ball said...

Congrats Jean!! Looking forward to reading it!!

Kelly Yeakle said...

Congratulations Jean! Cheers To Much Success!!!!


marybelle said...

I know I will enjoy this. Love the premise & the excerpt thank you!!