I have finally finished Accepting Magnolia! This book took me a lot longer than I had expected. I was in a race to get it finished when my gramps got sick, but I didn't make it in time. He passed away before I could finish. See, this book was for him. Something I could happily let him read without blushing. A book that wouldn't embarrass him or me while he read it! Erotica or contemporary romance, he was always proud. But still, I just wanted one book he could read without Catholic guilt.
Now, figuring out a title for this book has been challenging and I'm not firm on Accepting Magnolia, so it is very possible it might change. But, Accepting Magnolia is a romantic suspense with a hint of paranormal undertone. No vampires or werewolves in this book, sorry! If you like a tinge of a ghost story, this one might be for you. Here is a little, rough blurb for Accepting Magnolia...
Magnolia Pare has always been an outcast, bullied for being different. She has a gift, a very special gift…she can communicate with the dead. When a small boy comes to her for help, it is nothing she has ever experienced before. That is because Max isn’t actually dead. In a race against time, Magnolia must channel the connection that ties their souls together in order to find Max before it is too late. When Magnolia finds Max’s abductor and confronts him, he strikes back, leaving her paralyzed from the waist down. Magnolia must rely on the help of Max and his father in order to cope with the struggles related to her new disability, finding love in the process.
Magnolia’s story touches on significant, real life issues happening in the world today. Religion, ignorance, violence and self-discovery to name a few.