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The Indelible Heart (Love #4)

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"Marianne Martin is a wonderful storyteller and a graceful writer with a light, witty touch with language and a sensitivity to the emotions of people in love. There is a tenderness and brightness to her characterizations that make the personalities quite beguiling."—Ann Bannon

"Marianne Martin is a skilled writer who fully develops her characters and pulls the best from the...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published July 19th 2011 by Bywater Books (first published March 1st 2011)
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Quinn Barrett
The Indelible Heart takes on a lot of emotional and interpersonal issues including depression, anger, substance abuse, love, personal boundaries, balance, healing, forgiveness, etc. all amongst the backdrop of historic hate crime legislation initiatives in Michigan.

Ten years after the murder of her friends Evonne and Donna at the hands of their next door neighbor, in what was clearly a hate crime but not initially seen as such, Sharon Davis is still having a difficult time coping in her life. He...more
Bett
This novel touches on many things, depression, anger, death, murder, love, organizing, but this will come as no surprise to readers of Martin's body of work. She is adept at including social issues and ethics within her books, and this one is no exception. This is a sequel to Love in the Balance, and picks up that story ten years later, focusing on the character of Sharon.

Sharon was a secondary character in Love in the Balance, and not an entirely likable one. That Martin chose to make her the...more
Merry Gangemi
:-) Back in the day when Niad = lesbian romance literature, I was a fan. I loved those bold and imaginative novels and I confess that they eased the strain of coming-out in the early 1980s. Okay, enough of that... Marianne Martin's sequel to Legacy of Love really took me back to the best of Niad and beyond. The book is well-written... and her characters earthy, fun, sensual and savvy.
Maite
What a great book it is! This book is a sequel of Love In The Balance. I wanted to read it slowly and sovored it, and I enjoyed every minute of it! This book has so many topics that makes you stop and think about them. this is abook to read more than once. Thanks, Marianne. As always a good work.
Lesbianfunworld Online
The biggest problem with this book is that it makes me want to read her other books about the same characters in this book. Doesn't she know how busy I am and how hard they might be to find? I mean, the library workers might go on strike soon!
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A graduate of Eastern Michigan University, Ms Martin taught in the Michigan public school system for twenty-five years, has worked as a photo-journalist, a photographer, and coached both high school and collegiate teams as well as amateur ASA teams. Her coaching career produced many Tri-County and MHSAA championship basketball and softball teams and championship ASA softball teams. She was founder...more
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