Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Aloha With Love (+ Giveaway)


Aloha With Love
By Lindy Miller with Terence Brody
Published by: Rosewind Books
Publication date: July 13th, 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Soon to be a motion picture.
From the screenwriter of Rescuing Madison and
A Lesson in Romance on Hallmark

“[A] charming romance. Miller and Brody do a masterful job of pacing and plotting, while creating a hero and heroine readers will easily relate to. This sweet, G-rated contemporary should draw in Hallmark Channel devotees in droves.” ~Publishers Weekly

After a tough week that includes losing a big job opportunity and being dumped by her long-term boyfriend, Jenna Burke receives word that her beloved Aunt May passed away.

Traveling back to her Hawaiian hometown for the reading of the will, Jenna discovers she and her sister have inherited May’s dilapidated Victorian home on desirable beachfront land. The sisters can do whatever they want with the property, but there’s one catch: the house must be renovated before it can be sold, and Jenna has to oversee the work. Their Aunt even stipulated the contractor for the job—Ben Fletcher—who has a gift for making things beautiful again. He also has another skill: driving Jenna crazy.

Jenna vows to sell the property the moment the job is done. But as Aunt May’s broken old house starts to feel like home again, Jenna is torn between the life she’s been chasing in the city, and the one she’d left behind.

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My thoughts on ALOHA WITH LOVE.

If you've ever had a day or week when it seems everything is going wrong, then ALOHA WITH LOVE is a story you can relate to. It's a story of bad luck, a terrible relationship, and personal heartbreak masterfully crafted into a feel-good, hopeful adventure.

The vivid descriptions paint a breathtaking visit to Hawaii where second chances, love and a sense of place comes to life. The characters are well developed and realistic. Readers can relate to their sorrows and their joys.

The authors pull you in with the opening paragraph and hold your attention until the last line. This is a warmhearted story of finding one's place, purpose and love all wrapped up in a beautiful location. Can't wait to see the movie.

Meet the Authors: Miller & Brody

Lindy Miller is an entrepreneur, award-winning professor, and publishing professional. In 2011, Miller was part of the executive leadership team that founded Radiant Advisors, a data and business intelligence research and advisory firm, where Miller developed and launched the company’s editorial and research divisions, and later its data visualization practice, for clients that included 21st Century Fox Films, Fox Networks, Warner Bros., and Disney. She is the author of numerous papers and two textbooks under the name of Lindy Ryan, The Visual Imperative: Creating a Culture of Visual Discovery (Elsevier) and Visual Data Storytelling with Tableau (Pearson) Miller holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration: Entrepreneurship and Strategy, and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and a Doctorate in Education, Organizational Leadership.

Terence Brody is an active captain in the New York Fire Dept, assigned to Ladder 10 in lower Manhattan.

Two of his feature scripts, RESCUING MADISON (Ethan Peck, C. Thomas Howell, Alona Tal) and A LESSON IN ROMANCE (Kristy Swanson, Scott Grimes, directed by Ron Oliver) aired on the Hallmark Channel.

In 2021, his script, ALOHA WITH LOVE, was produced by Oren Kamara/Fade to Black Films, Branscombe Richmond, and Brian Bird of When Calls The Heart. The movie starred Trevor Donovan and Tiffany Smith and was directed by Brian Herzlinger. The novel is co-written with author Lindy Miller (July 2021).

Brody also wrote the screenplay for Miller’s novel Sleigh Bells on Bread Loaf Mountain (2021) and The Christmas Spirit by Alexandrea Weis (Nov 2020).
Brody resides in Long Island, NY with his wife and two children.

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  1. It sounds truly heart-warming - which we all need at the moment.

  2. I love the cover. The colors and graphics are great.

  3. What a charming premise for a story! And it sounds as though the setting is nicely done, too - who wouldn't want a lovely beachfront home in Hawai'i! Thanks for sharing, Mason.

  4. This sounds like a great story, thank you for the chance to win a copy.

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  5. A captivating and lovely story with a wonderful setting.

  6. This sounds like a sweet, well written read from start to finish! Great review!

  7. Sounds terrific! Definitely right up my alley! Thanks for the info :)

  8. Love the sweet cover! Mirrors what to expect in the story!


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