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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.

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"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."

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 223 KB
  • Print Length: 110 pages
  • Publisher: Susan Parker Rosen; Revised edition Oct 2013 edition (Jan. 11 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00ES3O3ZI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #475,935 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Amazon.com: 4.3 out of 5 stars  29 reviews
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fast, and good suspensful read May 13 2014
By THE BOOK DORK - Published on Amazon.com
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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.
6 of 7 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 Amazon.com
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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.
6 of 7 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 Amazon.com
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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.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A fast paced and wild ride June 19 2014
By Ky - Published on Amazon.com
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The Bastard Child was a wild ride from start to finish. I got swept up into this amazing tale of mystery and suspense, of romance and action. The story sinks its hooks in you from page one and doesn’t let go. I just couldn't put it down, I found myself turning pages at 4:00 o'clock in the morning!

Occasionally funny and witty, the author is able to expertly weave the various scenes into a complex narrative that constantly keeps you at the edge of your seat. While there were a few grammatical errors here and there, it wasn't enough to detract me from the story. I can't wait to see what Susan Parker Rosen writes next!
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Suspense, romance, mystery June 6 2014
By Jeff B - Published on Amazon.com
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Susan Parker Rosen's “The Bastard Child” weaves mystery, romance, and suspense seamlessly in this debut novella. The main character, Sara, is on a journey of discovery. Arriving in a quaint, storybook town in the UK, Sara hopes to uncover the secrets behind some of her family's greatest mysteries. Rosen's greatest gift is her power to describe people and events with such detail that you are transported out of time. The dialogue, too, is well-crafted, especially for a debut. Fans of the mystery-romance genre will enjoy this quick read, and may fast find Rosen becoming their favorite guilty pleasure.

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