I've been working on the first book of my upcoming series, "The Boutique Series", for a few months now. It's in the rewrite stage and I'll admit I'm anxious to let her go since Book #2 knows what it's all about and I can't get to that one before publishing the first!
Aah, writer problems - but, I'm glad to have them.
Well, in order to get something new out there in the marketplace after publishing The Heirloom: A Novelette, I wrote Burying the Bitter: A Boutique Series Short which introduces Josi's Boutique, the setting of the series.
It's not a soft story by any means. It seems to represent the type of stories that I go for - the raw emotional, character-driven, unexpected-angled ones. Here's the blurb:
Eveline Weaver is returning to Richmond for her uncle's funeral, a service she'd prefer to miss. Uncle Neville was not the kind, old uncle the rest of the public deemed him to be and remembering his life is not what she wants to do. During the service she's counting down the minutes for her flight back home in Atlanta. When she spots a familiar face from her past, she reconsiders going back so soon: Dodge Mallory. In this short trip, she must face more than she expected.
I was also thrilled to see how it had reached one reader's heart and as it continues to hang high with the works of best selling authors, Ruth Harris, ReShonda Tate Billingsley, and Erin Hillenbrand, even in the free list, I am one happy and motivated writer!!!
Here's the review...
GREAT! I enjoyed reading this short story! Emotional stories attract me and this one had just the right amount of emotion while dealing with a serious topic.
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by Tonya Rice