Wednesday, January 13, 2016

New Release: Forget Me Not by Maureen L. Bonatch


Forget Me Not
A Candy Hearts Romance
Maureen L. Bonatch

The car accident totaled Sabrina Post’s convertible and reinvented her memories. She can't recall dumping Cole Dawson ten years ago. What her new clairvoyant visions tell Sabrina is he’s her husband. Any practical girl would question her sanity. But if Sabrina wants to make this imaginary future a reality, she'll have to regain Cole’s trust and eliminate her rival, the coffee shop waitress who’s pegged Cole as husband #4. To prove she’s foreseen their destiny, Sabrina stirs Cole’s interest by revealing specifics about him she couldn’t have otherwise known. Unfortunately, the one detail he vividly remembers is the pain when she left him and their "rinky-dink" town in her rearview mirror.
If Cole can't believe she's a changed woman, can Sabrina accept the only second chance she has at love exists in her memories?

 The boxes of candy hearts Julie forgot spilled across the floor.
Cole hunkered down and gathered the papers. His mouth formed a hard line as he glanced at Sabrina’s leave paperwork with the end date prominently circled. He replaced it on the table under the keys.
“No really, I can do it. You stay, Cole. I’ll be right back.” Sabrina caught her reflection in the mirror on the wall. The quest for a coat resulted in her hair looking as if she’d stuck her finger into an electrical outlet. Her appearance matched her desperation. She ran her hands over her head, but the static filled strands resisted smoothing.
“I need to check on Dad anyway, and it’s on my way. I’ll take Josie.” Cole extended his elbow, and Josie latched on like a lifeline, her fingers digging into the leather of his jacket. She skittered across a few of the remaining candies, crushing Be Mine and Love Me on the floor. “Thanks again for dinner, Marge.”
“Cole wait.” Despair leaked into Sabrina’s plea.
            He glanced toward the papers on the table and sighed. “I waited for years, Rena. It’s you who waited too long.”
As the door closed behind him, so did the future with Cole that she’d imagined. Her shoulders fell. She knelt to collect the candy hearts scattered on the floor. Forget Me Not and Hug Me taunted her with their cheerful words. Lacking a garbage bag, she shoved a handful of the candies into her jacket pocket. Several hearts were trodden into tiny pieces, like her own.

About the Author:
Maureen writes stories in the beautiful state of Pennsylvania that boast laughter, light suspense and something magical in the hope of sharing her love of finding the extraordinary in the ordinary world. She writes Paranormal Romance and Fantasy.

Find Maureen on Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Pinterest, Goodreads, The Wild Rose Press and at her website and blog

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  1. Thank you so much for having me!

  2. Thank you for the giveaway! The book sounds very good!

  3. Thank you for the giveaway! The book sounds very good!

  4. Sounds like a good second chance romance.

  5. What a clever premise! Sounds like a great read!

  6. Just dropping by to support you both...still think it sounds like a good read tho!

  7. Here's hoping you have oodles of sales!

  8. Ladies- I really appreciate you stopping by and all the words of encouragement and support! Thank you!

  9. Interesting hook: "reinvented" her memories. My children declare I do this a lot. I'm guessing her story is much better than distracted parenting and semi-focused teens! haha Looks like I need to take a break and add this to my reading list!! ;)

    1. Candith, I think ALL kids question their parents' memories! Thanks so much for visiting!

  10. Love this premise. Fabulous excerpt. Best of luck!

  11. Neat conflict set up! This will definitely keep readers hooked. Good luck!