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Heaven on Earth

4.25  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Marion has waited over fifty years to fulfill a childhood dream to learn to ski, and the resort in the majestic Canadian Rockies fulfills all her expectations of a winter wonderland. However, danger and disaster lie ahead in this magnificent white world, and by the end of day two, humiliated and exhausted, Marion admits defeat. With the help of her newfound friends and the ...more
ebook, 10 pages
Published July 11th 2012 by Untreed Reads (first published July 10th 2012)
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A Voracious Reader (a.k.a. Carol)
*Book source ~ A review copy was provided in exchange for an honest review.

Against the advice of her family and friends Marion decides it’s time for her to live a long-held dream. She wants to learn how to ski. So what if she’s 62? You only live once, right?

This is a wonderful heartwarming short story about how you should follow your dreams and in fulfilling those dreams you just might find something you weren’t even looking for. I loved Marion though I did want to give her a little shake when i
Roberta Goodman
Aug 25, 2012 Roberta Goodman rated it it was amazing
From the time she was a child, Marion was always fascinated by skiing. An unaffordable luxury for her family, she never got the chance to learn until she goes on a skiing holiday at the age of sixty-two. Despite warnings from family and friends that she’ll injure herself, she’s determined to make her dream of learning to ski come true. A cancer survivor, she knows much about conquering pain and adversity.

When Marion arrives for her first ski lesson, she discovers she’s at least thirty years olde
Liv rated it it was ok
Aug 25, 2012
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Untreed Reads rated it it was amazing
Jul 27, 2012
Lilian Simmonds was born and raised in Southern England. She trained as a Registered Nurse in North Devon and after marriage and kids, the family lived in Newfoundland and Wales before immigrating to Western Canada.

During a hiatus from nursing, Lilian, a lifelong bookworm, discovered the joy of putting pen to paper and declares that writing fiction is the best therapy ever invented for dealing wit
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