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The Price of Secrets by @JacquieRMay is a Wintertime Reading Event pick #womensfiction #giveaway



Title: The Price of Secrets


Author: Jacquie May Miller


Genre: Women’s Fiction


Book Blurb:


When Jamie Crandall left Seattle for college twenty-five years ago, she was pregnant. Her mother demanded that she abort the child or get the hell out of Seattle and never come back. Jamie chose the latter, using her scholarship to UC Berkeley to disappear with the son she refused to abort. But now, everything has changed. Her mother has died, and Jamie is coming home to face the father of her son. Reuniting her son and his father will come at a high price though...Jamie has one more secret left to reveal.


Excerpt:


If I had known I was going to die today, I would have chosen my underwear more carefully. Had my mother been around to help me dress this morning, she would have gladly offered her sage advice, something about looking my best in case I were in an accident. I might end up in a hospital or, God forbid, on the coroner’s table, so I should always be prepared. But Mom wasn’t here, so instead of the creamy silk camisole that once caressed my younger, smoother skin, I’d pulled my faded jeans and my old Cal Berkeley hooded sweatshirt over my well-worn undergarments and was now about to suffer the consequences of my mother’s, apparently correct, advice. Could she have been right about something? I had to give her this one…because I knew in my heart of hearts that this was it. Today was the day I was going to die.


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What makes my book a must read?


For anyone who has wondered what would have happened if they’d married their high school sweetheart, this book is for you. There are so many choices in life, each leading down a different path. This book takes you on all the twists and turns and ‘what ifs’ of life as Jamie revisits her past at her twenty-five-year high school reunion. Will revealing the secrets kept so long ago bring her peace or destroy everything she holds dear?


Giveaway –

Enter to win a $10 Amazon gift card:

Open Internationally. You must have a valid Amazon US or Amazon Canada account to win. Runs January 24 – January 31, 2023. Winner will be drawn on February 1, 2023.



Author Biography:


Jacquie May Miller published her first article at age eleven in her neighborhood newspaper, the Nosy Neighborhood News. Many years passed before she was chosen as the featured writer in a literary journal produced at Washington State University where her short story, Bernie's Choice, was chosen over many qualified submissions and published in 2013. It was recently re-published on her blog. Jacquie's first novel, THE PRICE OF SECRETS, is a work of women's fiction which explores the tenuous thread connecting family and a love left behind so many years ago. Secrets of the past will either break or strengthen that slim thread, but not without a price. In addition to writing THE PRICE OF SECRETS, Jacquie has created May Daze, a blog exploring the value of friendship, family and life's little surprises. You will find her at www.jmaydaze.com where she has attracted a loyal following. Jacquie lives in Washington close to her only child, Brittney, who is the light of her life.


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7 Comments


andreadrake1
andreadrake1
Feb 01, 2023

My favorite thing to do during winter is stay inside and read!

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Jan Sikes
Jan Sikes
Jan 25, 2023

Oh my goodness! That excerpt grabbed me. Congratulations to Jacquie!

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Anastasia Abboud
Anastasia Abboud
Jan 25, 2023

What a great excerpt! Wishing you all the best!

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Barbara Bettis
Jan 24, 2023

Great excerpt--your books sounds so good. Continued all the best.

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kligon5455
Jan 24, 2023

Love the plot of the book. And there is a sequel coming? Sound like I need to add it to my TBR list!

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