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Title: It Had to Be You

Author: Mike Owens

Genre: Fantasy Romance, Paranormal Romance

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Book Blurb:

PHIL CLAUSSEN couldn’t very well leave her out there in the middle of nowhere, shoeless and barely dressed, so he offered her a ride. When he asks why she’s hitchhiking on a deserted road, she says, “Waiting for you. I’ve been waiting for you for a long time.”

“Impossible,” he says. “I’ve never set foot in Oklahoma before.” He asks more questions, but gets very few answers. It’s two days before he learns her name, DANI.

He soon discovers that he’s driven into a realm where events seem to be all set and waiting for his arrival, a place where his own treasured free will means very little. Falling in love with DANI becomes his favorite part of the process. But if it was all arranged so carefully, how does he wind up in jail charged with two murders and DANI as the chief witness for the prosecution?


“Uncle Sy never mentioned you by name, only that when the right guy came by, I would know. It sounds crazy, but he was right. I knew the first minute I saw you.” She moved closer until their noses were touching, until the only world he could see was the one in her eyes. “What you have to understand is I’d been waiting for you for a long time, and I would have kept on waiting for you. It had to be you, can’t you see that?”

“Not exactly.”

“Phi Claussen, don’t you dare say that to me. How could you?”

“Sorry, just couldn’t pass it up. Will it make it better if I say, now that I know you, I would have waited for you too, however long it took?”

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Author Biography:

A native Tar Heel, Mike Owens obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, and later, an MFA in creative writing from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, where he now resides. His topics in fiction vary widely, ranging from science themes to end-of-life issues to erotica…go figure! His new release, IT HAD TO BE YOU follows a man whose self-destructive behavior leads him into a romantic adventure with a young woman who appears to have been waiting for him all along.

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