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The Bastard Child [Kindle Edition]

Susan Parker Rosen

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"Susan Parker Rosen has spun a yarn that was alarming, spooky, mysterious, and action packed!"

"Susan Parker Rosen nailed it for a first time writer!"

Take the exciting journey, along with Sara, as she embarks upon a surprise visit to the storybook town of Bridgnorth, UK. She travels initially to research handed down mysterious stories, that includes a secret wealthy ancestor from the Victorian Age and an unwed ancestor that was missing. As Sara struggles with old ghosts from her family tree, you will become intrigued as the author allows readers to unveil some of those heartbreaking answers from the past, including the horrors of the Magdalene Laundries. Follow Sara's hopes and dreams as she falls in love with a man who engulfs her and presents her with a new life in the UK. Hold on to your seat as you are about to take a roller coaster ride along with Sara in the action packed twisted ending.


-- Excerpts from Reviews:

"The reader will be spellbound and captivated as the mystery unfolds as the reader hungrily wants to know what will happen around the next turn"

"The story is stimulating and packed with twists and turns that will keep you on edge until the very end, or even longer."

"Props go to the author for a creative format. Thank you for sharing part of your ancestry with me and bringing awareness to the conditions in the Magdalene Laundries."

" Susan Parker Rosen has shared a compelling and thoughtful experience and has succeeded with her first work."

"It was refreshing to find such a read as this; it has a nice combination of mystery, romance, tears and laughter."

About the Author

Susan Parker Rosen lives in Delaware with her Pug Effie. This is her first effort and she hopes you enjoy The Bastard Child. Fee free to contact her at:

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 802 KB
  • Print Length: 124 pages
  • Publisher: Susan Parker Rosen; Revised edition Nov 2015 edition (Jan. 11 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00ES3O3ZI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #978,804 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fast, and good suspensful read May 13 2014
By Deb Carlin is THE BOOK DORK - Published on
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This novella is unique in how it travels between 120 years of two women. The Bastard Child has beautiful elements of empowerment, love, faith and trust. I enjoyed the variety of colorful characters, the plot and the surprise ending and Susan Parker Rosen writes with great detail to richly develop the entire story. Her vivid dialogue with expression of emotions that take you into their thoughts and make you feel them deeply. Overall I found The Bastard Child an engrossing, and a compelling read. I highly recommend it.
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved this book.....would also love a Sequel Jan. 29 2014
By Anna Kinsella - Published on
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This was recommended to me by a friend and I'm so glad I purchased it. I was totally caught up in Sara's life as she searched or answers. Would love a sequel from Susan!! I'd say your first novel was a hit!! Definitely worth the read.
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Mystery, suspense, romance, and so much more. Sept. 5 2013
By L. Aceto - Published on
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Everything I love was in this novella. Susan Parker Rosen has spun a yarn that was alarming, spooky, mysterious, and action packed.
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Suspense Tale Worth the Read! May 9 2014
By Cathy Wilson - Published on
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The Bastard Child is an imaginative creation connecting past and present. Two women separated by 120 years? Is it possible?
This historical story takes your through unpredictable twists and turns that will make you believe, then question your level of sanity!
I loved learning about the Victoria era, and the deep dark secrets hidden between Sara and Bessie, and time.
An excellent story I recommend reading. NICELY DONE!
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but needs some changes and additions. Jan. 15 2014
By chelsea1234 - Published on
Format:Kindle Edition
A lot of great history. Very intriguing story that does draw you in to wanting to know more and find out what happens.
Needs some grammer/word/spelling editing. Changed from first to second to third person several times, which can make it difficult to follow.
Too fast. Take your time. Build things up. For a story such as this i would expect it to be 2-3 times longer to draw me in, keep me interested, and finish smoothly.

Overall, i like the idea behind the story, along with the history, but i believe this book needs more work to make it great.

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