Maggie is a wife and mother who has been underappreciated for years and has reached her breaking point, so one day she just takes off. First with the intention of only being gone for a few hours, however that quickly evolves into a journey that takes her through many states and making many new experiences.
Andrew, Maggie's husband, definitely needed a wake up call. His behavior was horrible and I could understand why Maggie felt she had to get a break. I loved the scenes with him realizing how much work Maggie does, not only around the house but for other as well, and that everything she does isn't as simple as he thought.
I personally didn't like that Maggie went off alone with men and put herself into situations that caused her to be tempted to cheat. I won't say whether or not she actually did anything but I feel, and this is a view I know isn't shared by everyone, that when you are married you should never put yourself into a situation that might cause you to stray - physically or emotionally.
Maggie's Turn was a great book and one that I recommend.
***I received a complimentary copy of this book to review. I was asked to give my honest opinion of the book - which I have done.***
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- Paperback: 246 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (August 5, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1491277289
- ISBN-13: 978-1491277287
- Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
- Available to purchase at Amazon (Paperback) | Amazon (Kindle) | B&N (Nook)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Deanna's romance novel, Memories, was a semifinalist in The Kindle Book Review's Best Indie Books of 2012. Her novel, Sara's Promise, was a semifinalist in The Kindle Book Review's Best Indie Books of 2013 and a finalist in the 2013 National Indie Excellence Book Awards.
Deanna is married and has two grown children. When not writing, she enjoys walking the wooded trails around her northern Minnesota home with her beautiful Australian Shepherd or relaxing in the boat on the lake in the summer.
Deanna is hosting a giveaway on her website for a $100 Amazon gift card and signed copies of Maggie's Turn. For complete details on how to enter go to: http://www.deannalynnsletten.com/2013/10/maggies-turn-book-blog-tour-giveaway.html