I’m busy working on my upcoming novel, The Letter, and, as with my other novels, I’m having a great time getting to know this cast of characters.
The Letter is a story of things not being as they appear.
Stephanie and Danny, the two lead characters, are in a happy relationship. This is, until Stephanie accidentally uncovers a love letter from Martha, a woman from Danny’s past. As the story continues, she’ll discover even more compelling evidence. Convinced that Danny has been cheating on her, she abruptly ends their relationship. Later on, with the start of a new job, she meets Josh. Unfortunately, Josh isn’t who he appears to be.
The Letter is turning out to be more of a classic romance. It’s much like The Reunion. Both stories are set in Denver. And look for Paul, one of the featured characters in The Reunion, to have a supporting role in The Letter.
The Letter is inspired by a real-life event which happened to a good friend. She too accidentally came across a letter to her fiancé from his old girlfriend. The former girlfriend desperately wanted him back, but she eventually moved on. And, I’m happy to say, my friend and her fiancé have been happily married for many years.
The challenge for me as a writer was the fact that this all happened before email, text messaging and social media, so the story would have to be adapted to 21st century technology.
Look for The Letter to be available in early 2018.