Three women, three birthdays and one unforgettable night that will change their lives forever.
One night in San Francisco, three women make a birthday wish believing it can't possibly come true. Liz is turning thirty. A successful nurse, she has a good career, but no man to share her life. All her friends are married, and she's alone, still trying to outrun a tragedy from her past. Then she meets a handsome stranger.
Angela, a member of a large, loving Italian family, is facing thirty-five with no baby in the nursery. Eight years of infertility treatments have put a strain on her marriage. Will she have to choose between her husband and having a child? When she is mugged by an unexpected assailant, her life takes a new turn.
Carole, a corporate wife, is staring down forty candles. Having grown up poor, she worked hard to get ahead, but when her kids bail on her birthday, and she discovers her husband with another woman, she realizes that she may have nothing at all. She goes back to where it all began, the mother she left behind, and the man whose heart she once broke.
Three women, three birthdays and a night of events that connects them in unexpected ways ...
* A SECRET WISH is a 40,000 word novella. The other two books in the series are full length novels.
A SECRET WISH (#1)
JUST A WISH AWAY (#2)
WHEN WISHES COLLIDE (#3)
WISH SERIES BOXED SET
The books are standalone but are connected by the theme of wishes.
PRAISE FOR A SECRET WISH
"It's a really heartwarming story about how you can find what you're looking for when you least expect it, sometimes when you're even close to giving up hope." Amazon Reviewer
"This was a very enjoyable book, even though I thought I knew how things would turn out (and I was right) the journeys each woman traveled to get there were compelling. The character development made me care about the women and their experiences, well done." Amazon Reviewer
** If you love connected series with romance, mystery and adventure, check out my new connected family series, THE CALLAWAYS.
Currently Available in the Callaways:
ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS (#1)
SO THIS IS LOVE (#2)
FALLING FOR A STRANGER (#3)
BETWEEN NOW AND FOREVER (#4)
NOBODY BUT YOU (A Callaway Wedding Novella)
ALL A HEART NEEDS (Callaways #5)
THAT SUMMER NIGHT (Callaways #6)
WHEN SHADOWS FALL (Callaways #7)
SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW (Callaways #8)
PRAISE FOR BARBARA FREETHY NOVELS:
"Freethy has a gift for creating complex characters." Library Journal
"Barbara Freethy is a master storyteller with a gift for spinning tales about ordinary people in extraordinary situations and drawing readers into their lives." Romance Reviews Today
"Freethy's skillful plotting and gift for creating sympathetic characters will ensure that few dry eyes will be left at the end of the story." Publishers Weekly on The Way Back Home
"Freethy skillfully keeps the reader on the hook, and her tantalizing and believable tale has it all- romance, adventure, and mystery." Booklist on Summer Secrets
"Barbara Freethy brings a tender poignancy to mainstream romantic fiction." Romantic Times on Daniel's Gift
"Freethy's story-telling ability is top-notch." Romantic Times on Don't Say A Word