Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Finalist
Silver Medal, Readers’ Favorites International Book Awards
Eric Hoffer Awards da Vinci Eye Finalist
Twelve stories of wayward travelers. Twelve stamps on the passport of the soul.
Walter struggles to see past his disfigurement, but a trip to Thailand and a mysterious woman may challenge his quest for perfection. Married to a workaholic, Leslie is accustomed to solitude until her overbearing Indian mother-in-law turns her kitchen into a verbal battlefield. A woman looks for the perfect souvenir in the Turkish Bazaar and instead finds a passionate love affair.
From ice storms in Maine to swimming pools in Vera Cruz, errant souls must grapple with past baggage to forge profound connections and a new sense of direction. At home and abroad, solitary travelers embark on journeys that take them where they never expected to go.
Bonds of Love & Blood is a poignant collection of prize-winning stories featuring life’s unexpected arrivals and departures. If you like intimate accounts of lives at the crossroads, vibrant portrayals of global locales, and elegantly-crafted prose, then you’ll love Marylee MacDonald’s compelling tales of travel.
Buy Bonds of Love & Blood to embark on a heart-wrenching journey of love, loss, and redemption today!