Sunday, June 19, 2016

Here's to the good Fathers

This post is in recognition of Father's Day.

One can imagine how it must feel for some families to celebrate Mother’s Day or Father’s Day in a home divided or where one parent has passed away. 

One can admire families with dedicated, responsible fathers. One can also envy women who have had the good fortune to find a man, a mate who is faithful, patient and supportive, and who sticks around to help raise their children. 

In the novel The Year of the Rabbit, we are introduced to Matthew Fletcher, father of Sera and her older siblings.  Only a handful of people had been aware of Sera’s true paternity.

After Marie passes away, her hidden letter of confession reaches Matthew via an unlikely messenger. 

I wrote Matthew Fletcher's character as an ideal husband and a good father.  He was gentle and loving with his children.  He was forgiving of his wife’s wild behaviour.  He performed honest work as a carpenter and cabinet maker.  Read more here

I invite you to read more excerpts from The Year of The Rabbit, a Novel About Fate, Family and Forgiveness.  

Join others who enjoyed this hidden gem of Canadian fiction.  Download the first few chapters of the eBook for free from Smashwords.  If you like what you have read, you can then purchase the entire book for 99 cents or more (you set the price). 

Thanks for dropping by.