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Dream Snatcher Book 1 of a Trilogy
Here's the blurb:
Just when Dana thinks she has found true love, her mother drops a bombshell that turns her world upside down. Now she must find a way to quench a love that was never supposed to happen.
After twenty-five years, Lorraine finds her missing son—just not in the way she’d expected—and is forced to reveal the plethora of family secrets that has remained hidden for decades.
Dana delves into her grandfather’s past to uncover the story of this one man’s destructive lifestyle, and how it ultimately led to the unraveling of the entire family line. At the same time, she must piece together the mystery surrounding herself and her brother—two siblings deliberately kept apart so they would never find each other.
With three generations of women affected, will Dana get to meet the man responsible and solve the mystery?
Wow! Sounds like quite the story. Let's go to a brief Q&A:
What inspired you to write this story?
Apart from the edgy plot that I thought would make for great reading, this story was inspired by a few people I’ve known in my lifetime who, let’s just say, have tested my character. Johan Kruger is a combination of several such people. My real-life story unfortunately hasn’t had the feel-good ending as do the Dream Trilogy books. I’ve added something special that wraps everything up in the last book, and I think my readers will like it.
How long did it take for you to write it?
Dream Snatcher started off as a standalone book, but ended up being far longer than I’d anticipated, thus the decision to split it into three manageable parts. In total it took me about one year to write all three.
What's your favorite part of writing?
The pure thrill of the creative process—fleshing out an initial idea by crafting words and ideas and seeing them spill onto the page. Then there are the sub-plots and unexpected twists that come along the way. I absolutely love watching characters develop into fully fledged, well-rounded people I feel like I’ve known my whole life. For me, writing is such a great creative outlet.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Sue Searles has written several books, ranging from women’s fiction and short stories to poetry and children’s books. Having worked on various forms of storytelling since childhood, writing has been a lifelong passion.
Now somewhat older and wiser, she is passionate about thinking outside the conventional box, and conveys messages that are thought-provoking and life-changing.
Her inspiration comes mainly from studying people, reading, and daily life.
Sue is happily married and lives in sunny South Africa with her husband and son.
AUTHOR’S SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
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SM Ford writes inspirational fiction for adults, although teens may find the stories of interest, too. She also loves assisting other writers on their journeys.