Friday, April 27, 2012

Comeback Love by Peter Golden

More than thirty-five years ago, Gordon Meyers, an aspiring writer with a low number in the draft lottery, packed his belongings and reluctantly drove away, leaving behind Glenna Rising, the sexy, sharp-witted med student he couldn’t imagine living without. Now, decades later, Gordon is a former globe-trotting consultant with a grown son, an ex-wife, and an overwhelming desire to see Glenna again. Though she’s stunned when Gordon walks into her Manhattan office, Glenna agrees to accompany him for a drink. As the two head out into the snow-swept city, they rediscover the passion that once drew them together—before it tore them apart. And as the evening unfolds, Gordon will finally reveal the true reason for his return. . . .

Peter Golden's debut novel is sharp, clever and compelling with two characters that will burrow into your heart.  When they fell in love in the 60's, life was different than it is now.   Their differing opinions and beliefs drove them apart, even though they still cared for one another.  Now, thirty-five years later, Gordon wants to re-connect with Glenna.  Even though they've both had great careers and have both been married, they decide to try again.  But what if you can't go back?

With women's rights, politics and war a backdrop against two soul compliments, Comeback Love will keep you riveted.  The author does a fantastic job of flipping back and forth between the past and the present, keeping the details of both times realistic.  The reader gets glimpses into history as well as the journey these two individuals have taken alone and together, all merging together as one into a remarkable read.  Highly recommend!!

*I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  All opinions are my own.  Wendy

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