One Last LoveOne 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.

Available now on the Kindle Store. Also available in paperback.

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Derek Haines : One Last Love
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3 thoughts on “Derek Haines : One Last Love

  • 17/03/2012 at 11:18 am
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    I was fortunate, in that I got to read this pre-publication. I loved it! One Last Love is a story that could happen to every one of us. :)

  • 17/03/2012 at 12:45 pm
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    Is it terrible to admit I have yet to read any of your novels? Although I hope I will be doing so especially as off to download this one to my Kindle now. The only Bonnie I ever met was female!

    • 17/03/2012 at 2:23 pm
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      Thank you Lindy Lou, you have very much made my day!

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