Dragonflies at Night

More Than A Love Story

Proof that a mother’s love
is with us through it all…

Meet Savannah, the thirty-something owner of Life Celebrations, a party planning business. Despite losing both parents as a teenager, Savannah is creating a positive life for herself, surrounded by friends and co-workers who are now her family. But she also has a secret—as much as she wants to settle down and have children, she is afraid of getting sick too, and having to leave them without their mother, as she herself was left behind years ago.

Her mother is Deirdre Rose. She continues to watch over Savannah, who feels deeply connected to her mother whenever a dragonfly crosses her path.

Now meet Ben, a good-looking, talented recording artist who is already a household name. Yeah, he’s famous, but he’s also painfully lonely. He trusts few people because it seems everyone wants something from him instead of getting to know who he really is.

As fate would have it, Savannah and Ben cross paths at a yoga retreat in the Massachusetts Berkshires.

They are drawn to each other’s creativity and outlook on life.

She sees beyond his celebrity and he admires her strength in what she’s had to overcome.

What happens when the retreat ends and they’re forced to go their separate ways?

Will they be able to make a long distance relationship work?

Can Savannah put aside her fears, and will Ben allow himself to be truly vulnerable?

Above all . . . what message do Deirdre Rose and Dragonflies have for both of them?

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Editorial Praise

“The power of love is the theme of this well-written story about a couple who have to overcome their fears and insecurities in order to find happiness, while drawing on the support of loved ones, both present and past.”
– Sublime Book Reviews

“The plot unfolds at a measured pace that allows the character arcs and relationships to develop genuinely. The interludes from Deirdre Rose and Savannah add a level of complexity and deeper emotion to the plot that will likely delight romance readers.
– The BookLife Prize

“The story conveys an important message of positivity and hope.” 
– Sublime Book Reviews

 “Dragonflies at Night is a novel about love so strong that it lasts, even after death.”
– Foreword Clarion Reviews

“Dragonflies at Night is an evocative exploration of fears, futures, and connections between family and friends. It will delight readers of women’s fiction who look for stories of romantic adversity, growth, and change.” – Midwest Book Review

“. . . the author does an admirable job of engaging the reader with well-fleshed-out characters.”  – Sublime Book Reviews

“The book wraps with wonderful sections filled with insider information about how the author came to write this particular tale, discussion questions, a sign-up newsletter promising recipes/character backgrounds/deleted scenes, and acknowledgments written in such a personal manner that readers are likely to feel as if, they too, are becoming a friend invested in how the novel and these characters fare.”
~ Indie Reader.com

Meet the Characters

Read all about Savannah Rose Adams here.
How has life wounded her? What makes her happy?
What does she want more than anything? 
What is she most afraid of? Why is she drawn to Ben?
And what’s up with all the dragonflies?


Read all about Ben Shepherd here.
Ben is an internationally known singer and songwriter.
Why is he lonely?
What happened to his long relationship with the famous Avery LaFournier?
Why is he drawn to Savannah?


Read all about Savannah’s mother,
Deirdre Rose Adams here.

Deirdre Rose died when Savannah was 15. How is she still a part of Savannah’s story? How is it that  Savannah can feel her mother’s presence? Why does Deirdre love dragonflies so much

 

 


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