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Friday, 17 February 2017



Blaming the Wind
by Alessandra Harris
Genre: Women’s Fiction
Publisher: Red Adept Publishing
Release Date: April 19, 2016

Sophia Douglas can’t shake the fear that she’s in over her head. A spontaneous elopement and a layoff from her high-paying job are stressful enough, but a plus sign on her pregnancy test sends her into a panic. Fearing her husband, Terrence, might leave like her father did, Sophia confides her insecurities to Tara, her friend and mom of three.

Though Tara Fisher encourages Sophia to trust Terrence, she’s hiding her own secret: a handsome attorney is pursuing her, and she’s questioning her commitment to Josh, her husband of ten years. After a devastating career-ending accident, Josh has changed and so have Tara’s feelings for him.

When a crisis arises that threatens to destroy Sophia and Terrence’s young marriage, Sophia must either overcome her fear of abandonment or lose everything she never knew she wanted. Meanwhile, as Tara is torn between responsibility and passion, her imperfectly put together life starts to unravel, and ghosts from her past resurface to haunt her.

As these two couples grapple with secrets, temptation, and illness, only time will tell if their vows are strong enough to hold them together.

4 out of 5 stars Kindle Copy for Review

Two neighbors and good friends finds themselves going through a tough time in their marriage and how they deal with their ups and downs which effect them differently. It also deals with bipolar and how it affects the people around you.

Sophia Douglas has this fear that her husband will leave her like her father did when she was young.   She does not trust him and when things start to fall apart when she loves her job and her husband business loses a major client where he might lose his business and their house, sh.e does not tell him that she is pregnant.   He finds out when she almost loses the baby as he cannot remember her having an abortion before they were married.

Tara Fisher is the sole bread winner in her marriage after her husband gets hurt at his construction company.  He is still recovering as he take care of their three young daughters at home.  Tara is starting to question her own relationship with her husband as she meets an attorney who attracts her attention.  She finds herself in the middle of an affair but when it comes out things quickly change.

Each must deal with their past and learn to move on./  Will they all be able to let go of the past or will thc\e poas\st dictate their future?   We are products of our environment.

Alessandra Harris loves drama… well, on the page, that is. As a writer of women’s fiction, she delves into real-life issues without shying away from controversial topics.

After graduating from San Jose State, Alessandra volunteered as a contributing writer for, a former online magazine geared toward the San Francisco Bay Area’s African American Community. An avid reader of women’s fiction, she transitioned to writing fiction with the help of writing instructors and critique groups.

Currently, Alessandra is the organizer of San Jose Writers, a diverse group of writers in the South Bay Area, California. At home, she enjoys spending time with her husband and four wonderful children.

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