"A Ring, A Dance, A Second Chance" A Love Story For Grown Ups!
If you have ever wondered if a second chance at love was possible…this book will delight and charm you. Should you be in the midst of a relationship that includes the blending of families, requires a change in your life as you know it or if you simply like to read regional literature…A” RING, A DANCE, A SECOND CHANCE” will speak to you.
Allow yourself to be swept away by a host of characters that are approachable, realistic and yet challenging by design. You won’t be disappointed. The novel is a real Romantic Fiction: "Slice of Life Story "
Readers from every stage of life will be satisfied to finally have a work of fiction that is entertaining as well as thought provoking. From the first pages we engage with Katie as she answers the phone and finds her high school sweetheart on the other end of the line.
Certainly love moves mountains to manifest itself in amazing ways. What is unique to this story is that the characters are reunited for a second chance at love very much like the author herself was in real life. Jonell Kirby Cash hesitates to compare fact with fiction, but the similarities are compelling. Jonell went to high school with Tom Cash in 1947 and then life took them in different directions. Both adults married and had children before they were widowed and then found each other again in 2001.
Jonell herself is a mother and a grandmother. She is an adoptive parent, a stepmom and step-grandmom. She is an aunt and a sister as well as an educator and philosopher. Because Jonell is a woman of great expectations and lives with an absence of fear, she approaches love differently than others. Writing from a fully engaged perspective, Jonell brings her characters into a robust existence that is unique as well as introspective. Each chapter brings questions of personal growth, entertains the expectations of family members, and causes the reader to challenge their own life thoughtfully.
Within the pages of A RING A DANCE A SECOND CHANCE several story lines play out. Katie engages with other women her age, she nurtures relationships with her children and she falls in love. The opportunity to look at how adults interact with their grown children is rare because these conversations can be difficult ones. Most women worry what others will think and question how family members will react to their actions. At last grownups have a platform to discuss these hard and yet relevant issues amongst themselves and with the people that they love.
What would a great love story be without a happy ending? You won’t be disappointed, but as you close the final chapter you will be left thinking about the relationships in your life. Whether you have experienced a divorce, lost a loved one to age or illness or have been looking for love and missed out so far…be encouraged…life is full of second chances. This book offers a realistic look at love later in life, a jumping off place for open and loving conversations and is simply stated and enjoyable read. Pick it up today. You won’t be disappointed.
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