Death and the Happy Ending

Three years ago tomorrow, my dad was killed.  November 4, 2007.  Crap.  It was actually four years ago.  Wow, the time has really gone by fast.

Seven months after that, I read my first romance novel.  “Seize the Night” by Sherrilyn Kenyon.

I fell in love with about a million things from reading that book.  I could not believe the topics she wrote about.  Gosh, it’s still mind-blowing and beautiful.  And then I read more.  And more.  And then other romance authors.   (My husband was deployed during all this so I was really living it up in romance-land.) I loved that I had stumbled upon this genre where so many things weren’t forbidden.  I won’t lie.  One of my first realizations was that here was finally a bunch of people who could write about the one thing we all need to happen for our lives to begin.  Nature…
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