A wise man once said, "If it's not one thing, it's your mother."

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The adventures continue in the third installment of the Maggie Bloom novels. Maggie's life seems to be finally coming together... or is it? Will she say "I do"? And just when she thought she had this middle-age thing figured out her mother turns her world upside down. Maggie welcomes a new addition to her family and finds a new friend in Mabel, a woman who brings a different perspective to her life. This story will make you laugh out loud, cry, dream, and crave the mouthwatering recipes cooked up in Maggie's kitchen.


Paper or Plastic: A Maggie Bloom Novel. Book one.


A Maggie Bloom novel. In the first book in the series, Maggie wakes to find her husband is gone, her children are grown, and she is left alone without a job. Maggie's adventures begin as she struggles to recreate her life.


Fulfill A Promise: A Maggie Bloom Novel. Book two.

A Maggie Bloom novel. The second book in the series whisks Maggie away to Italy, where handsome men, lost luggage, and a mysterious letter keep Maggie on her toes. What secret will be revealed that changes Maggie's life forever.


Dancing on the Water's Edge. A novella based on a true story.

Dancing on the Water's Edge weaves a true-to-life love story into the drama and intrigue of a thrilling World War II novella. This novella is based on the authors grandparents' life and love story.


Vera Linton, Author


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