Just Once: Contemporary Women's Fiction

Just Once Contemporary Women s Fiction What do you do when you are forgotten by the man you ve loved for twenty years What do you do if you are the one who is remembered Frankie Sicari is roused from sleep late one night by a key r

  • Title: Just Once: Contemporary Women's Fiction
  • Author: Lori Handeland
  • ISBN: 0727888331
  • Page: 241
  • Format: Hardcover
  • What do you do when you are forgotten by the man you ve loved for twenty years What do you do if you are the one who is remembered Frankie Sicari is roused from sleep late one night by a key rattling in the front door lock It s her ex husband, Charley Blackwell a man she hasn t seen for nearly a quarter of a century What s baffling is that Charley seems to think the What do you do when you are forgotten by the man you ve loved for twenty years What do you do if you are the one who is remembered Frankie Sicari is roused from sleep late one night by a key rattling in the front door lock It s her ex husband, Charley Blackwell a man she hasn t seen for nearly a quarter of a century What s baffling is that Charley seems to think they are still married, and has no recollection of his current wife, Hannah.When medical tests reveal shocking findings, Frankie finds herself reluctantly caring for the man who left her twenty years earlier, while Hannah is relegated to the sidelines How can Frankie forgive the man who abandoned her when she needed him most And how can Hannah cope with the impending death of the man she s loved for the past twenty years especially now she is faced with the shattering truth that he has never stopped loving his first wife, Frankie Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 336 pages Published January 1st 2019 by Severn House Publishers More Details ISBN 0727888331 ISBN13 9780727888334 Other Editions 1 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book Just Once Contemporary Womens Fiction by Lori Handeland Author Release date Jan 01, 2019 Enter for a cha

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    • Lori Handeland

      Lori Handeland is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author with than 60 published works of fiction to her credit Her novels, novellas, and short stories span genres from paranormal and urban fantasy to historical romance After a quarter century of success and accolades, she began a new chapter in her career Marking her women s fiction debut, Just Once Severn House, January 2019 Lori Handeland is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author with than 60 published works of fiction to her credit Her novels, novellas, and short stories span genres from paranormal and urban fantasy to historical romance After a quarter century of success and accolades, she began a new chapter in her career Marking her women s fiction debut, Just Once Severn House, January 2019 is a richly layered novel about two women who love the same man, how their lives intertwine, and their journeys of loss, grief, sacrifice, and forgiveness Lori set her sight on being an author at the age of ten She remembers sitting at a typewriter before she knew how to type, pecking out a story about a family who went into space As an only child, her summers were spent with that typewriter, television, and, above all, books She recalls thinking that if she could write books of her own, she would never run out of books to read As a young adult, she got sidetracked by the need to make a living She worked as a waitress and later enrolled in college to become a teacher While student teaching, Lori started reading a life changing book, How to Write a Romance and Get It Published Within its pages the author, Kathryn Falk, mentioned Romance Writers of America There was a local chapter Lori joined it, dived into learning all about the craft and business, and got busy writing a romance novel With only five pages completed, she entered a contest where the prize was having an editor at Harlequin read her first chapter She won.Lori sold her first novel, a western historical romance, in 1993 In the 26 years since then, she has written eleven novels in the popular Nightcreature series, five installments in the Phoenix Chronicles, six works of spicy contemporary romance about the Luchettis, a duet of Shakespeare Undead novels, and many books Her fiction has won critical acclaim and coveted awards, including two RITA Awards from Romance Writers of America for Best Paranormal Romance Blue Moon and Best Long Contemporary Category Romance The Mommy Quest , a Romantic Times Award for Best Harlequin Superromance A Soldier s Quest , and a National Reader s Choice Award for Best Paranormal Hunter s Moon.Lori Handeland lives in Southern Wisconsin with her husband In between writing and reading, she enjoys long walks with their rescue mutt, Arnold, and occasional visits from her two grown sons and her perfectly adorable grandson

    671 thoughts on “Just Once: Contemporary Women's Fiction

    • When I read this author s bio, I was a little worried paranormal is not my genre and just wasn t sure how far away from that genre she could go, even though this book was listed under contemporary women s fiction I can attest to the fact that this book is indeed under the correct category and that Ms Handeland is very skilled in this genre This was a great book and I m glad I took the chance.Can you even imagine your ex husband the one who cheated on you and then married his mistress When I read [...]


    • Ms Handeland s book was outstanding The relationship between Charlie, Frankie and Hannah were masterfully done This is a story of acceptance, love, and forgiveness With her fine prose, Ms Handeland wove important past and present social issues throughout the story A lovely read that will tug at your heart.


    • A very brilliant and thought provoking story about a woman who divorced her husband when he cheated on her only to have him return to her twenty years later as if the divorce never happened Francesca Frankie Sicari divorced Charley Blackwell when she found out that he was having an affair Charley married Hannah and has been with her for the past twenty years One evening, Frankie gets a phone call from Hannah looking for Charley She has no idea why Hannah would think that Charley would be w A ver [...]


    • Someone knocks on Frankie s door late at night demanding to be let in It is her former husband Charlie He is the man who cheated on her over 20 years ago and married the woman he cheated with Charlie has no memory of being divorced from Frankie He is stuck in the past He doesn t recognize Hannah, his current wife The woman he cheated with.Two women in love with the same man trying to deal with a difficult situation After Charlie receives a devastating diagnosis Frankie decides to play alo Someon [...]


    • Just Once is a uniquely different story by Lori Handeland First I usually read romance, either paranormal or contemporary by her Second, it has an unusual but captivating fiction plot It still has her style that draws the reader into the story making them care for the characters and the outcome of the problem.Boy, does this novel have a whopper of a problem The description gives away some of the this but really it is only the barest of glimpses into the struggles, unforeseen complications ca Jus [...]


    • Imagine your husband cheated on you twenty years ago Imagine he married his mistress And then imagine he shows up at your door, ill, and can t remember life without you That is the scenario facing Franki Sicari when her ex husband Charley struggles with his key in the door one night, unable to understand why it won t work His current wife Hannah is, of course, devastated, and the relationship of the two women, two women who never wanted to have any kind of relationship, is at the heart of th Ima [...]


    • I was given an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest and independent review Described as contemporary women s fiction, reading this book made a change from reading the usual type of romance or psychological thriller It was a fairly emotional read centred round the frailties of a former married couple reunited after many years when he is diagnosed with a brain tumour but who has lost the memories of the intervening years and thinks they are still married.The relationship between the pres I [...]


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