Welcome back, Derek. Congratulations on your new book. Tell us all about ONE LAST LOVE.
Life has the habit of delivering its perverse twists at the most unexpected times.
For Bonnie his life had been lived, and the bitter sweet memories of his wife, along with the never ending sorrow of losing his son so young remain with him, but were now ebbing slowly with the passing of the years. His days of love, warmth and tenderness well past and all that was left were his last few quiet years to grow old. Alone, yet content.
What he had done, he had done and what had happened, had. All that remained was to live out the rest of his life in a new place, far away from his checkered past. His days passing with the regularity that an old man desires and deserves. Until the dark day arrives that signals an impending end to his new found life, and with it, all sense of hope.
In facing mortality, Bonnie resorts to using his crusty exterior and bravado to hide the frailty and fear he feels within himself, until he is presented with stark realities beyond his understanding and is forced to come face to face with his own prejudices and beliefs. In meeting Danny and Angeline, Bonnie begins to reshape his thoughts about his acceptance of those he had habitually admonished, and of the bigoted life he has lived. While Charlie and his daughter Beatrice realign his set concepts of how he has habitually rushed to judge people too quickly.
However, it is only when Bonnie meets Madeleine that the most unexpected eventuality turns his hard held beliefs, and his very set views about life, people and love, on their head.
How did the idea of the story come to you?
Are you a planner or a pantser?
What's the weirdest thing you've googled?
Time for my infamous writing test ! Use the following words in a sentence: obligatory, kimono, and sand paper.
Okay, that was more than a sentence, but still very clever. And finally, where can people find ONE LAST LOVE online?
One Last Love is only available through Amazon in both ebook and paperback.http://www.amazon.com/dp/
Thanks so much for chatting with us, Derek. It was great having you with us. Best of luck with your new book!