Home from Afghanistan to surprise her mother, Milla doesn’t expect more than the best apple pie in the world and the bliss of unrationed hot showers. She’s not counting on futures—or meeting a woman like Tyna.
Available exclusively from BellaBooks.com, Comfort and Joy is about the fragile beginnings when differences obscure similarities. I began it almost immediately after submitting Love by the Numbers (which is now on my desk again for its final edit before its February release). At first this story was made up of a young woman mourning the death of a former girlfriend and questioning what it all means. But then she sees an angel…who turns out to be a quite ordinary woman. As I always try to highlight in my stories, ordinary women become extraordinary in love, be it love for another woman, for their families and for those they care about.
To give you a small taste, here is the opening. Thank you to my Facebook friends who pointed me the right directions for research. All mistakes, of course, are mine. I also want to thank all of you readers–in terms of writing, this was a challenging year. It ended with a positive bang and your support has meant the world!