A CAPTIVATING, UNFORGETTABLE ROMANCE DRAMA.
SHELLY FAGAN WAS FORCED INTO A CONVENT WHEN SHE WAS SEVENTEEN. PREGNANT AND ALONE, SHE WAS TOLD SHE WAS A DISGRACE TO HER FAMILY. HER PARENTS, INFLUENCED BY THEIR CATHOLIC FAITH AND THE SOCIAL MORES OF THEIR GENERATION, DECIDED TO KEEP THEIR DAUGHTER HIDDEN FROM SOCIETY. TO KEEP HER AWAY FROM HIM. THEN PLACE THE BABY UP FOR ADOPTION. FORCE SHELLY TO MOVE ON WITH HER LIFE. FORCE SHELLY TO FORGET. SHELLY FAGAN HAD NO CHOICE BUT TO GROW UP VERY QUICKLY, AND IN THE MIDST OF THE VIETNAM WAR. LIES WERE TOLD. SECRETS WERE KEPT. MARRIED NOW TO ANOTHER—AND A MOTHER OF TWO SONS—SHE UNEXPECTEDLY COMES FACE TO FACE WITH HER PAST. UNABLE TO PICK UP THE PIECES, SHE, TOO, IS FORCED TO MAKE A DECISION. DOES SHE GO BACK TO THE WAY IT WAS OR CONTINUE WITH HER LIFE AS IT IS? BE TRANSPORTED BACK TO 1967 WITH THIS INTENSE AND PROVOCATIVE DEBUT NOVEL. FALL IN LOVE WITH SHELLY FAGAN AND THE GENERATION OF MUSIC, SEX, FREEDOM, LAUGHTER, LOVE, AND VIETNAM. GRAB YOUR COPY TODAY. PEOPLE DISAPPEAR, BUT THE FEELINGS REMAIN.
Heartfelt and very well written. This story had me right from the beginning. In some ways, I also feel controlled like Shelly in how I'm supposed to act, what kind of job I have and who I should hang out with. This is a must read. I recommend this book.