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Bones in the Tree

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What were her parents thinking when they opted for burial in the backyard? Karen didn't know but finds herself talking more and more to their tombstones as her personal life descends into chaos.

Her marriage in flames and dating life little more than one catastrophe after another, she finds herself turning to a furry, acorn-throwing neighbor for solace.

Can the fresh air a
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Kindle Edition, 99 pages
Published July 6th 2011 by Focus House Publishing (first published July 5th 2011)
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Sheenah Freitas
Aug 12, 2012 Sheenah Freitas rated it really liked it
Short, sweet, and endearing. The novella (or long short story since it's only about 16,000 words) tells the story about one woman trying to find love after a divorce. There are some rather humorous moments during the course of the tale that might be comparable to a romantic comedy. And after reading a lot of science fiction and fantasy lately, this was a welcome breath of fresh air. I didn't realize how much I missed contemporary fiction until I read this.

After coming out of a divorce the heroin
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mountainmama
May 29, 2012 mountainmama rated it it was amazing
This novella is a touching story of a young woman who has just suffered through a painful breakup of her marriage and moved back into her deceased parents’ old home. To add insult to injury, the outdated septic system needs replacing, requiring the removal of an old oak tree. This puts a huge strain her pocketbook, but even more worrisome is her guilt over displacing a squirrel she has befriended.

We follow Karen as she is plunged back into the dating scene – with hilarious results as she discove
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Kk Sierra
Oct 28, 2011 Kk Sierra rated it it was amazing
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This is a great story of healing and self-discovery. When I started the story I was skeptical that a man could write from a woman's perspective. I was pleasantly surprised to find myself totally immersed in the story. The story is well rounded and I found myself tearing up right along with the character and cheering for her happy ending.
Tahlia Newland
Dec 20, 2011 Tahlia Newland rated it it was amazing
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Another gorgeous story from this author. A short novella about a very endearing squirrel, a woman who has returned to her home town after a break-up and a septic tank that meeds a major over-hall. The end is totally heart-warming. I loved this one.
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Oops, I hit the wrong button. I haven't read this one, yet, but I don't know how to undo the "read" button.
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Another great book by John Locke. Highly recommend it. Full of humour and suspense.
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