"Filled with the complex emotions of grief, confusion and first love, HEAVEN IS FOR HEROES is a rich, uplifting story that will touch a reader's heart."
From the Author
The other reason isthat I love romance, and nothing pulls at the heartstrings like first love.InHeaven is for Heroes, seventeen year-old Jordie Dunn must face the loss of herbrother when he's killed in the war in Iraq. But Jordie doesn't believe themilitary report that his best friend and fellow Marine, Alex Cooper, is atfault. In her quest to find the truth and help Alex (the guy she's had a crushon since the ninth grade) in his recovery, Jordie discovers that the truthisn't the only thing she wants.
Because the focus ofthe story is the tenuous romance with the underlying plot of a family's searchfor peace in time of war, HIFH will appeal to adult readers as well as olderyoung adults. With entertaining secondary characters and a challengingmother-daughter relationship, the story deals with real life issues with bothunwavering comprehension and uplifting humor.
Set in a fictitious Connecticut laketown, thestory has the feel of hometown USA and is relatable to anyone questioning thevalue of war and the cost to the families of lost and wounded soldiers. HeavenIs For Heroes takes you through one family's loss, and the recovery of asoldier dealing with both the emotional and physical ravages of war.
I hope you enjoy thebook!