By Marylee MacDonald

no matter if faraway from domestic or longing to flee, the folk in those tales locate themselves displaced from their general workouts. They misinterpret the signs and finish up stranded on lonely shores or seizing the instant prior to happiness flits away.

"MacDonald applies perception, strength, and delicacy to create characters among whom the psychic house nearly sizzles." —FOREWORD REVIEWS

"engrossing"—MIDWEST publication REVIEW

"With stylish prose enlivened via shards of suggest humor, MacDonald captures how difficult it truly is to like and/or belief overseas or at home."—KIRKUS REVIEWS

"Author Marylee MacDonald has performed a completely masterful task of featuring her readers with brief tales so superbly written that the characters will remain on your brain lengthy after the tale, and certainly the publication, is done."—READERS’ FAVORITE

"In her number of twelve brilliantly-written brief tales, MacDonald explores the discomfort and sweetness of human relationships. MacDonald’s writing is uncooked and visceral, making a robust emotional connection among her characters and the reader."—US evaluation OF BOOKS
"Bonds of affection and Blood is brilliantly written and not anything under emotive."—HOLLYWOOD booklet REVIEWS

"Poignant, honest,and compelling... hugely recommended."—PACIFIC ebook REVIEW

"MacDonald dares to question that is the larger, extra unsettling danger: the captivating intimacy of overseas terrains, or the intimate risks of domesticity?"
—Tara Ison, writer of Reeling via Life and Child out of Alcatraz

"Her characters remind us of our common and contradictory eager for solitude and for connection. relish this booklet. get pleasure from being within the fingers of a beneficiant and visionary writer."
—Eileen favourite, writer of The Heroines

"These elegantly crafted tales brim with emotional knowledge and eloquence. Bearing you world wide, they are going to imprint themselves, deeply, indelibly, upon your heart."
—Melissa Pritchard, writer of Palmerino

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