Author Marilyn Holdsworth is almost my neighbor here in Southern California. She’s written three novels, loves horses, is a descendant of James Monroe, and once owned a greeting card company. Marilyn stops by to give us a little insight into her latest book, Making Wishes.
Hi Marilyn, tell us a little about the book.
Elloree Prince is an attractive, creative young woman who marries wealthy businessman, Tom Randall. After courting his bride with unrelenting determination, Tom moves her into old-moneyed Oak View where generations of Randall’s have lived for years. Outwardly Elloree appears to settle into raising their two sons within Oak View’s stifling social structure but inwardly she yearns for her artistic work. An unexpected phone call from Mark Williams, her former employer offers her the career opportunity of a lifetimeand she must make a choice. She is torn between her devotion to her sons and her love for her work. Her decision to return to Wishes Inc. brings dramatic life changes to her and the ones she loves.
What audience will it appeal to?
Men and women of all ages.
What prompted you to write Making Wishes?
My concern for the family was my inspiration for Making Wishes. Many women today are confronted with difficult career choices that dramatically impact the family.
So the book has a message?
Yes. The choices we make often dramatically affect our loved ones much more than we ever expect.
Where do you get your ideas?
My life experiences give me a lot of ideasand I keep files of magazine and newspaper articles that give me ideas as well. Continue reading