Friday, December 26, 2014
#NewRelease Circles of Fate by Pamela S. Thibodeaux
Blurb: Set at the tail end of the Vietnam War era, Circles of Fate takes the reader from Fort Benning, Georgia to Thibodaux, Louisiana. A romantic saga, this gripping novel covers nearly twenty years in the lives of Shaunna Chatman and Todd Jameson. Constantly thrown together and torn apart by fate, the two are repeatedly forced to choose between love and duty, right and wrong, standing on faith or succumbing to the world’s viewpoint on life, love, marriage and fidelity. With intriguing twists and turns, fate brings together a cast of characters whose lives will forever be entwined. Through it all is the hand of God as He works all things together for the good of those who love Him and are
called according to His purpose.
“What?” Todd Jameson’s hand trembled so hard the phone he held
threatened to slip through his numb fingers. He wiped a sweaty palm down his
thigh and grabbed the receiver then switched ears. The anguish in Mike Ferel’s voice
made the pleasantries they shared the first few minutes of the call seem like a
“I’m sorry, Todd, to be the
one to tell you this, especially after what you’ve been through this last
He’d spent nine months at
war, nine months facing and dealing with death, but not even those things
prepared him for the death of his hopes and dreams in nine short minutes.
A heavy exhale preceded
Mike’s answer. “Margaret died six months ago. Shaunna married three months
She said she loved me. He hadn’t meant to utter the thought aloud, but
somehow the words slipped past the knot in his throat.
“She cried a long time after
you left, didn’t understand why you never wrote or called.”
Though his voice held no
accusation, Todd heard the chastisement in Mike’s tone. “I...”
He blinked hard and cleared
his throat. “What was I supposed to do, blurt out my feelings over the phone or
in a letter and ask her to wait? I thought she was too young to go through
that, especially with the war and all. Not knowing if, when, I’d get sent over there was hard enough on me; she didn’t
need that on her heart. What if I didn’t come back? I couldn’t fathom putting
her through such an ordeal. Not with all the responsibilities she shouldered
from her mother’s illness.”
Todd raked a hand over his
face. “Is she happy? Is he a good man?”
“Seems to be.”
Pamela S Thibodeaux"Inspirational with an Edge!"
Best of luck on your new release Pam,