My sophomore novel, Away to Me, has three non-human characters in it – a Pembroke Welsh Corgi named Punky who resides with hero Neil and his stepdaughter Rikki, and two cats that heroine Kelsey adopts from the local shelter.
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Featured Photo: My beloved Maine Coon, Marnie. She was rescued from SHAID Tree Animal Shelter near Bridgewater, NS in August 2018.
Tagline: Sometimes you have to go back to move forward.
What would you do if you found out your late spouse wasn’t the biological parent of your stepchild as they had led you to believe? Would you let it go, in hopes the child wouldn’t go looking for their birth family, or would you help them in their search?
This is the dilemma Neil Falcon faces when he first discovers his late wife, Rita, wasn’t the biological mother of his teenage stepdaughter, Rikki.
His decision to look for her roots puts them on a path that leads them to a part of Neil’s past, one he thought was locked away forever.
Kelsey Wagner is shocked to see the man she once adored appear on her doorstep with claims that Rikki may be her biological child. After finding out her daughter wants her to be a part of her life, she agrees,.
With Neil’s help, Kelsey settles into the role of helping him raise their daughter.
Amidst the confusion of raising a teenage daughter, the old feelings resurface.
They know their daughter wants them to become a family, but can they make it work?