Hail Mary

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Mary Persephone Hail
Mary—well-wished-for child.


Hail—well that speaks for itself.

Her name is painful to think about. Mary, his newfound daughter, isn’t a wished-for child. Persephone, though? Yeah, destruction is a fitting description. And Hail? Yeah, that’s just the final f-you.

The moment that her mother drops her off on his doorstep, Dante’s hell becomes complete.
Or so he thinks.

What can make life worse after losing one’s wife and kids, you ask? Here’s what: being given a baby that depends on him for her survival. Finding out that the baby’s mother is dying of brain cancer, and has a husband that he never knew about. A husband that Dante knows in the marrow of his bones is trying to kill her just as surely as the cancer eating her brain.
Dante’s a bad person. He’s done some not so nice things, and now he’s being punished for his misdeeds. Karma is finally catching up to him.

This child that he’s been stuck with is of his flesh and bone. This child is his salvation. This child is the final nail in the coffin of his wife and daughters’ too short lives.

He doesn’t want this child.

But this child will save him whether he wants her to or not.

With the help of a friend—yes, a woman friend—Dante finds his way back to life. But what he finds when he gets back isn’t the same life that he left behind. Turns out, he has to start living a new one. One where he’s suddenly having feelings for a friend that helped him get through some tough times, and loving a daughter that won’t let him quit.

My Review:

5 stars

This story!!!! Like words cannot describe this book.

Dante’s story is one that I have been waiting for for what seems like FOREVER!!!

After having his whole world turned upside down, Dante finds out he has a daughter and her mother has informed him that she can’t take care of her anymore.

Dante is at a loss for words. He isn’t in the right mind to take care of a kid right now, but what other option does he have? After learning more about his daughter, he realizes that he will do whatever he can to keep her safe.

What he doesn’t realize is that she will be the one to save him.

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Cobie is stuck between a rock and a hard place. After having her best friend die from cancer and learning her cancer is back, she doesn’t know what to do with her life.

When a stranger enters the scene and she realizes the connection she has to him, all she can do is let him protect her.

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But what happens when things get to complicated?

What happened when words are said that aren’t meant and they destroy everything?

Is there time to fix the mistakes made or will it be too late?

This is a story that will melt your heart and touch your soul.

Dante has been though so much in his life.

Cobie has been though just as much in her own way.

When these two collide, their worlds will change for the better and you will love every minute of it!!

About the Author:



I’m a married mother of three. My kids are all under 5, so I can assure you that they are a handful. I’ve been with my paramedic husband now for ten years, and we’ve produced three offspring that are nothing like us. I live in the greatest state in the world, Texas.





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