WWII Historical Fiction novel FREE for Veteran’s Day!

Happy Veteran’s Day and Happy Birthday, Devil Dogs.

To honor our veterans, my publisher has made the Kindle version of my novel FREE this weekend (normally $9.99)! What better way to remember those who have fought for us than to enjoy a book based on a true story set before and during WWII? Constructed from 130 letters letters (dating from 1938 to 1944), telegrams, military records, and recorded interviews, Why Aren’t You Sweet Like Me?? is a historically accurate narrative that has received excellent reviews from critics and readers. When my publisher did this promotion for Memorial Day, the novel was #3 overall on Amazon for 5 days!

UPDATE: at 6:30 p.m. MST, my book was #7 in Historical Fiction!

Plus, I’ve promised my husband that if we get into the top 10, I’ll open this:

Even if you don’t have a Kindle or a tablet of any kind, there are several ways to read it! Here is the link to Amazon’s app page; in addition, my friend, author Carol Vento, has her nonfiction work about WWII vets and their battles with PTSD is also FREE on Amazon this weekend.

As a little treat, here is the first letter that I ever read from Don to Honey:

Dated January 31, 1938 –  Drawn hearts with arrow going through with “Why aren’t you sweet like me??” written on the outside.

Cotton picker,

When Hitler or Stalin want to start some chiseling they start accusing their potential enemies of all sorts of illegal practices. You may be down in Alabama but you have certainly mastered that trick. I’m ashamed of you…

I damn near die every time you leave…

I’ll take any kind of punishment to get to see you…

I’m crazy about you…you treat me like a damn dog. You say you can’t see why you’re true to me. By God, if you don’t think it’s worth while then damn it don’t be true to me. Run around with anybody you damn please! you’re just a jealous [sic] …too damn much like an Arkansas mule to admit it…

You’ve gotten so important in my scheme of things. I’ve got to have you. Honey, we’re doing wrong if we don’t end up together. Everyone was meant to have a single mate that they would love more than anyone else and so few people get that, let’s us try a little harder or we’re going to lose it…like I’ve told hundreds of people that love is the big thing…

Let’s don’t fight like this. I love to eat and I can’t eat when I feel like I do now…

He does not close the letter.

Thank you so much friends and fans. Please share this on your Facebook, Twitter or blog (because who doesn’t like an old fashioned love/war story?). Think of the champagne…it’s lonely in there.

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