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Patricia M Jackson started out life as a farmer's daughter, keeping chickens, selling eggs, growing up in a series of small Minnesotan towns. Her earliest memory is listening as her mother read Milton's "Paradise Lost" as a bedtime story. She's always loved a good book and reads voraciously. She was a child prodigy as a pianist, becoming a virtuoso by seventeen. She has an inherent love for music. It's her first language. Everything else is a translation. She's one of those people who can't stop the creative process. She still sings and plays, but mainly for herself, her friends and family. She paints, sews and bakes. She has a math degree and has worked for twenty years as a programmer. She loves children and was once a high-school teacher. It's fair to say she's eclectic.

Patricia writes romantic fiction and she wants to share her writing with you, because the stories she's telling deserve to be told. She draws inspiration for her novels from real people she's found in researching genealogy or that she's known who lived inspired lives. Those real people deserve to be remembered. We don't always know all of the specifics of their lives, so she weaves their true-to-life details with fiction within a romance. Why romance? Well, because love and romance are universal and a good romance is a great read.

You'll find Patricia M Jackson at home in the metro Minneapolis area where she lives with her husband and her geriatric dog, Charlie. She's probably dreaming of a new love and adventure for characters she can't wait to share with you.


Book #1 in the House of Donato Series

Authored by Patricia M Jackson
Edition: 1

Is anyone ever free of their past?

Etta was ready for a fresh start. After her turbulent undergraduate years, she moved on to fulfill her dream along the shores of Lake Superior. She poured everything she had into a healthy mind, body and spirit and worked to become the best writer she could be.

Tom was forging a new vision for his life after a career-ending injury. Losing his NHL future, Tom longed to build a meaningful life.

After a chance meeting, Tom and Etta create a bond in friendship and beyond. But is it possible to start anew with baggage from the past and no clear vision of the future? Can they make something pure from the crumbling embers? Words from Henrietta, who had already rebuilt her life from tragedy, bring the answers that allow them to move forward. But is it too late?

Find out if Etta finds peace. Read what critics have called a "thoroughly engaging, meticulously written romance." Download this romantic gem today.

Publication Date:
1522844325 / 9781522844327
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5" x 8"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary

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