Never Too Late: From Wannabe to Wife at 62

B. Lynn Goodwin (Author)
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Description

How does a 62-year-old woman who's never been married find happiness with a two-time widower seeking his third wife on . . . Craigslist!? Does she throw caution to the wind and relinquish her freedom, or should she take a crash course in compromises? Author B. Lynn Goodwin tells all and more in Never Too Late. How she was attracted to Richard's clear expectations, his honesty, and his incredible openness. She'd never met anyone like him. Would she recognize love if it knocked on her heart? And could an educated woman be happy moving into a blue-collar world? Whether you've been single forever, are trapped in an unhappy marriage, or you're simply curious, you'll find secrets to a happy marriage in Never Too Late.

Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Koehler Books
Publish Date
December 20, 2017
Pages
222
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.51 X 9.0 inches | 0.73 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781633936089
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About the Author

B. Lynn Goodwin owns Writer Advice, www.writeradvice.com. Her memoir, Never Too Late: From Wannabe to Wife at 62 (Koehler Books) won a National Indie Excellence Award a Human Relations Indie Book Award, and a Pinnacle Book Award as well as earning an Honorable Mention in other contests. Her flash fiction has been published in Nebo, Cabinet of Heed, and Flashquake. Other short works have appeared in Hip Mama, The Sun, GoodHousekeeping.com, PurpleClover.com, Dramatics Magazine and in assorted regional publications. A former drama and English teacher, she's presented writing and journaling workshops for Story Circle Network, the California Writers Club, several Contra Costa County libraries, and is a Manuscript Coach at Writer Advice, where she also writes reviews, interviews authors, and shares writing and marketing information. Before she became an author, she taught drama in high school and college, and directed plays and musicals there as well as directing in community theatre. Her award-winning high school drama students were invited to perform at the International Thespian Society along with 14 other high schools selected from around the country. She directed the musical in Talent, Oklahoma!, at San Ramon Valley High School and directed over 50 productions in high school, college, and community theatre.

Reviews

"A vivid, engaging, and heart-warming tribute to that rare and wonderful thing: a late-in-life love." --Susan Wittig Albert, Ph.D, author of Loving Eleanor and The General's Women

"A book filled with grace and charm." --Aline Soules, author of Meditation on Woman and Evening Sun

"Very different from any love story you have ever read." --Richard J. Smith, Ph.D., author of Life After Eighty,
Once Upon A Christmas,
and Musings of an Old Man

"For those who think life has passed them by, take heart, and read B. Lynn Goodwin's book, Never Too Late, an unflinchingly honest, personal tale of love found after 60." --Kate Farrell, Author and co-editor of award-winning anthologies: Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the '60s & '70s and Cry of the Nightbird: Writers Against Domestic Violence

"By seizing happiness with courage, sincerity and perseverance Lynn shows us that real love is not superficial, but about living each day as if it the beginning of something wonderful." --Douglas A. Weiss, author of Life, Love and Internet Dating

"Never Too Late is an honest, insightful look at one of life's greatest mysteries: the ever changing and ever challenging relationship between a man and a woman. This book is one you won't want to miss!" --Mary Eileen Williams, Host of Feisty Side of Fifty, author of Land the Job You Love!: 10 Surefire Strategies for Jobseekers Over 50


" One by one, she confronts her doubts with openness and honesty in this memoir, relating it all with convincing clarity and a refreshing lack of sentimentality. This isn't a conventional love story; rather, it's a mature assessment of the pros and cons of having a relationship." --Kirkus Reviews

"A vivid, engaging, and heart-warming tribute to that rare and wonderful thing: a late-in-life love." --Susan Wittig Albert, Ph.D, author of Loving Eleanor and The General's Women

"A book filled with grace and charm." --Aline Soules, author of Meditation on Woman and Evening Sun

"Very different from any love story you have ever read." --Richard J. Smith, Ph.D., author of Life After Eighty,

Once Upon A Christmas,
and Musings of an Old Man

"For those who think life has passed them by, take heart, and read B. Lynn Goodwin's book, Never Too Late, an unflinchingly honest, personal tale of love found after 60." --Kate Farrell, Author and co-editor of award-winning anthologies: Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the '60s & '70s and Cry of the Nightbird: Writers Against Domestic Violence

"By seizing happiness with courage, sincerity and perseverance Lynn shows us that real love is not superficial, but about living each day as if it the beginning of something wonderful." --Douglas A. Weiss, author of Life, Love and Internet Dating

"Never Too Late is an honest, insightful look at one of life's greatest mysteries: the ever changing and ever challenging relationship between a man and a woman. This book is one you won't want to miss!" --Mary Eileen Williams, Host of Feisty Side of Fifty, author of Land the Job You Love!: 10 Surefire Strategies for Jobseekers Over 50