Severed Hearts

Rated 4.50/5 based on 2 reviews
Julie Blanton's dream is realized when shy Johnny Michaels all but professes his love. But, when he enlists two days later without so much as a goodbye, her world crashes. Johnny has loved Julie since high school. But before he can muster the courage to ask for a real date, he overhears words that cut to the core. Humiliation drives him to make a rash decision. Will it cost him Julie's love?

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Words: 17,480
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465820792
About Laurean Brooks

Hi there, wonderful readers!

My name is Laurean Brooks, And I LOVE it when a story comes together!

I live in rural northwest Tennessee, a stone's throw from the Kentucky state line. Besides writing, I enjoy singing in the choir, reading, browsing flea markets with hubby, and walking in the woods with my two loveable Labs, Yipper and Riley.

After a fifth grade teacher announced to the class, "Someday, Laurie will become an author," I itched to create spunky, unique characters and outlandish situations--always with humor.

I'll introduce you to charming heroes who live to ignite the tempers of spitfire heroines, and to sassy heroines who are always ladies...though they do frequently choke on their own shoe leather.

You can be assured that all my stories will have a G rating. So snuggle up with your daughter, download a story, and get caught up in a sweet romance. Laugh, cry, relax, and enjoy!

Keep checking back. My shortstory "Jonquils in the Snow" will soon be posted here at Smashwords. I loved writing this one. The words flowed like honey. Hope your reading enjoyment equals mine while writing it.

JOURNEY TO FORGIVENESS, a historical, inspirational romance set in 1938, and released by White Rose Publishing in 2009, is Laurean Brooks' debut novel.

Email: landtbeth@yahoo.com

"Can a young woman with a haunted past embrace a future with the charming man who has stolen her heart? But is that all he has stolen?"

Journey To Forgiveness has received 5-star reviews at "You Gotta Read book reviews" and "Review Your Book.com"

Read a synopsis and see the beautiful book trailer on Laurean's Lore: http://laureanslore.blogspot.com
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www.whiterosepublishing.com/ (click on "Historical")

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Reviews

Review by: Jeannie Walker on March 23, 2014 :
I admit I like love stories ... This short novel isn’t a scorcher ... it just slowly pulls you in. I think it is a love story with a message: “Don’t let material things come between you and God - Always put God first.” For He knows who holds tomorrow.
As one of my favorite Carpenter’s song goes,”We’ve Only Begun to Live”.
My friends - there is a place where there’s room to grow, with so much of life ahead. I hope each of you enjoys life to the fullest and watch the signs along the way.
I also hope you will shout a big hello to Lauren ... read her work and then write a review for her. She has some charming heroes and spitfire, sassy heroines in her “G” rated stories.

Jeannie Walker (Award-Winning Author)
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Donna Basinow on Sep. 23, 2011 :
What a lovely story! Severed Hearts started a little slow, but once you get a feel for the characters, it grabs you by the heart and just sweeps you along.

The doubts and fears both Julie and Johnny go through are so true of most or our own insecurities. It’s easy to doubt what we feel, what we see, what we think, when we try to guide our own lives without God to lead us.

The message here is sweet and clear and God’s love shines through it all.

Very nice, Ms. Brooks. I very much enjoyed Severed Hearts!
(reviewed long after purchase)

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