Let No One Weep for Me: Stories of Love and Loss
by Melanie S. Hatter
Publication Date: Apr 22, 2015
List Price: $9.99
Format: Paperback, 170 pages
Publisher: On-Demand Publishing LLC
Parent Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
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In these 15 poignant stories, Melanie S. Hatter explores the tenuous hold we have on those we love, the heartache of loss, and the peace of self-discovery. The characters make their way through an often confusing world. They grapple with the complex nature of relationships and struggle to understand their place in such roles as wife, husband, lover, mother, daughter. From the District of Columbia to North Carolina, from Colombia to Italy, each story draws the reader in with crisp writing, rich characters and intimate settings. “Melanie Hatter is an adept seer in the manner of Marita Golden and Maxine Clair. Her catchy stories play out in the shadowbox of the heart — familial dramas loaded with emotional spunk and live wires that spit and short out in a burst of fireworks. She plunks us down among generations of women trapped in the fantasy of happily ever, their damaged goods men, their family problems, their schemes, and their despair. These spirited characters, kidnappings, betrayals, obsessions, and losses, resonate long after you close this spectacular book. ” ~ Richard Peabody, editor, Gargoyle Magazine
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