I was pleasantly surprised to find a new and wonderful book review from author Kevin Cooper, on my book, Conflicted Hearts.
Kevin read my book and kindly posted the review on his page, KCbooksandmusic .
Finding a lovely surprise like this was timely, as I’m currently in rewrites with the sequel to that book, titled, P.S. I Forgive You. Sometimes a nice review is just what a writer needs to keep them motivated and plugging on, especially on those days when we want to tear our hair out.
Here’s Kevin’s review:
REVIEW: Get on the rollercoaster and ride with Debbie as she shares her experiences in life. From dealing with her parent’s tumultuous relationship as a child with its many break-ups, separations, and house moves, to becoming a pawn in her mother’s endless games that robbed her of her childhood.
What really grabbed me was how her childhood experiences influenced her decisions as a blooming adult and the relationships she had while consistently grappling with her mother’s narcissism.
There are moments that will completely captivate you. One of those moments for me was her adventure in Greece, another, the first real love and heartbreak… I could go on, but I don’t want to give away too much.
As if being caught in the throes of narcissism isn’t enough, multiple health issues, and an abusive cohabitation take their toll as well.
The entire work is presented perfectly, and with such honestly… I believed every word and often reflected upon the courage of the writer. It’s excellent… Five Stars!
SYNOPSIS: Somehow I believed it was my obligation to try to do the right thing by her because she had given birth to me. Burdened with constant worry for her father and the guilt caused by her moth…Continue Reading