This just in: Donna's First Novel is Released!



Lovely 53 year-old SHELBY FORREST buckles her seat belt and closes her eyes as the airplane fills with passengers. She gulps some breaths of fusty air and tries to calm herself from the crippling anxiety that has consumed her since the life altering telephone call of the week before.

 

This beautifully crafted, poignant story takes the reader on a journey through one woman’s experience as she struggles to come to terms with her life choices. 

 

Now available on Amazon.com in print and Kindle editions!


What People Are Saying about Shelby:


 "There are surprises and tears, smiles and laughter, when I finished the story I was asking for more. The characters are complex and the story delivers the harrowing and heart-wrenching story of so many women that have had to make these impossible decisions. It is a must read for any parent." -Micki Harris, CA

 

"We see the gentler side of humanity here. The message of both hope and love was inspiring. I LOVED this book." Kriss M., CA

 

"Written with love and warmth, the book draws you in and keeps you eager to learn the outcome, which is satisfying, yet surprising." Catherine M., Florida

 

"As someone who has adopted children, I found this emotionally charged, complex first novel, written by award winning author, Donna Friess, draws you in immediately and holds you in its' thrall from the first page to the last. The author explores the grief, gilt and pain of giving up a baby for adoption and the secrets that can tear apart a marriage." Leanne A., CA

Now available on Amazon.com in print and Kindle editions!



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