unrequited love

unrequited love

Unrequited ~A Novel~

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Unrequited is a story of everlasting love, heartbreak, addiction, and courage of the human spirit to fight back against all odds. Travel back in time to this peaceful New England community during the simpler days of the post WWII era of 1955, and join Joe on a reminiscent walk down Main Street America to the Five and Dime where he'll ask Kathy out for the first time. Visit the Connelly's home as Kathy and her family gather around their potbellied stove and trade stories of family values and of Chester, the fabled family protector. It's the picture-perfect family Joe's always wanted and when he calls on Kathy, he's welcomed with open arms. When he proposes and she says yes, their future promises them an idyllic lifetime together, but fate breaks that promise and Joe's plans are turned upside down. Suddenly the peaceful 1950's become his prison and the keys to his prison are hidden away in the true meaning of life and love as told to him by Riggs, a elderly black man with roots in slavery. Riggs shares his three truths with Joe as they've been handed down for generations, but there's more to Riggs and his three truths than meets the eye. They were promised an idyllic lifetime together but fate breaks that promise and Joe's life is turned upside down. Join Joe on his journey to understand the true meaning of life, love and redemption. ~ A bittersweet love story sure to touch your heart and soul~ Rebel Ink Press "A heartfelt story set in the days of busy downtowns and soda fountains... when love was simple ... or so it seemed." Alee Drake -- Author of Thistle Dew and Men in T's.