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Bonds of Love & Blood by [MacDonald, Marylee]
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"MacDonald applies insight, power, and delicacy to create characters between whom the psychic space virtually sizzles." --FOREWORD REVIEWS

"engrossing"--MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

"With elegant prose enlivened by shards of mean humor, MacDonaldcaptures how hard it is to love and/or trust abroad or at home."--KIRKUS REVIEWS

"Author Marylee MacDonald has done an absolutely masterful job ofpresenting her readers with short stories so beautifully written thatthe characters will stay in your mind long after the story, and indeedthe book, is done."--READERS' FAVORITE

"In her collection of twelve brilliantly-written short stories,MacDonald explores the pain and beauty of human relationships.MacDonald's writing is raw and visceral, creating a strong emotionalconnection between her characters and the reader."--US REVIEW OF BOOKS

"Bonds of Love and Blood is brilliantly written and nothing less than emotive."--HOLLYWOOD BOOK REVIEWS

"Poignant, honest,and compelling... Highly recommended."--PACIFIC BOOK REVIEW

"MacDonald dares to question which is the greater, more unsettlingrisk: the alluring intimacy of foreign terrains, or the intimate dangers of domesticity?"
--Tara Ison, author of Reeling Through Life and Child out of Alcatraz

"Her characters remind us of our universal and contradictory longing for solitude and for connection. Savor this book. Enjoy being in thehands of a generous and visionary writer."
--Eileen Favorite, author of The Heroines

"These elegantly crafted stories brim with emotional wisdom andeloquence. Bearing you around the world, they will imprint themselves,deeply, indelibly, upon your heart."
--Melissa Pritchard, author of Palmerino

About the Author

Marylee MacDonald’s short stories have won the the Barry Hannah Prize, the ALR Fiction Prize, the Matt Clark Prize, the Ron Rash Award, and an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship for fiction. The stories in this collection have appeared in American Literary Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Briarcliff Review, Broad River Review, Folio, New Delta Review, North Atlantic Review, Raven Chronicles, River Oak Review, StoryQuarterly, The Chattahoochee Review, Yalobusha Review, and many others. Her novel, MONTPELIER TOMORROW, won a Gold Medal for Drama from Readers’ Favorites International Book Festival, and her chapbook, THE RUG BAZAAR, won the Jeanne M. Leiby Memorial Chapbook competition. While raising her children, she worked as a carpenter and freelance writer for Old-House Journal, Sunset, and Better Homes & Gardens. She has a Master's in Creative Writing from San Francisco State and a Certificate in Novel Writing from Stanford. In her free time, she loves to visit historic sites, do detective work in European archives, and camp in the desert.

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  • File Size: 2577 KB
  • Print Length: 238 pages
  • Publisher: Summertime Publications Inc (December 3, 2015)
  • Publication Date: December 3, 2015
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B018BV9RC6
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,220,741 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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