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A Note From An Old Acquaintance - Bill Walker


Book Description:
Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair.
Everything changes the morning an e-mail arrives from Boston artist Joanna Richman. Her heartfelt note brings back all the poignant memories: the night their eyes met, the fiery passion of their short-lived affair, and the agonizing moment he was forced to leave Joanna forever. Now, fifteen years later, the guilt and anger threaten to overwhelm him. Vowing to make things right, Brian arranges a book-signing tour that will take him back to Boston. He is eager to see Joanna again, but remains unsure where their reunion will lead. One thing is certain: the forces that tore their love asunder will stop at nothing to keep them apart.
Filled with tender romance and taut suspense, A Note from an Old Acquaintance is an unforgettable story about fate, honor, and the power of true love.



Author Bio:
A graduate of Emerson College's prestigious film school, Bill wrote and directed his first feature film, Pawn, while still a student. After graduation, he founded Newbury Filmworks, Inc., an award-winning production company renowned for making high-quality corporate films and commercials.
In 1990, Bill relocated to Los Angeles, and began a freelance story analysis career for various studios and independent production companies, while devoting his spare time to the writing of novels, short stories, and screenplays. He is also a highly-respected graphic designer, specializing in book and dust jacket design. He has worked on books by such luminaries as: Ray Bradbury, Richard Matheson, Dean Koontz, and Stephen King. In addition, Bill is a member of the Authors Guild.
He has won awards for his screenwriting, his two short story collections for Mid-Graders, Five-Minute Frights and Five-Minute Chillers, are perennial Halloween favorites, and his first novel, Titanic 2012 was enthusiastically received by readers. His second novel, Camp Stalag was released in 2001. Bill lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Debbie, and their sons, Jeffrey and Brian.

For more: http://www.billwalkerdesigns.com


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My Review:
This is one of those romantic stories, that I can actual picture being adapted into a major motion picture. It's that good! The characters are intertwined so nicely, and the story was very well written, it was easy to read it in a day. I honestly had to know what happened.
This wasn't one of those hardcore romance novels, equipped with heaving bosoms, this was more of a story of a love that should've been. A couple valuable lessons can be learned from this book. One, greed gets you no where, and two, stolen moments can be priceless.
As you may already suspect, I am recommending this book. It will be on my list for a long time!


~I received a copy from the author for Pump Up Your Blog Tours. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

Comments

  1. Dear Freda:

    Thank you for your kind review and for hosting me. It's very much appreciated.

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  2. Sounds like a touching story. I'm wondering if it has a happy or sad ending for Brian.

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