About For Roger
Joan Merritt lives a charmed life. Happily married to her soulmate, she delights in following rules, her heart and her passion—advocating for women.
When her husband Roger is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease, he asks Joan to help him end his life peacefully. But how can she miss one moment of their remaining time together? She refuses.
A story of love, truth and family that shines a light on the shadow between justice and mercy.
About the Author
Laura Drake is a New York published author of Women's Fiction and Romance. Her debut, The Sweet Spot, won the 2014 Romance Writers of America® RITA® award. She gave up the corporate CFO gig to write full time. She's a wife, grandmother, and motorcycle chick in the remaining waking hours.
Chestnut Creek Novels
About the Series
Unforgiven, New Mexico has faltered for years, tripping and stumbling to the edge of default. Doubly unlucky—not only at the end of a defunct railway spur, but it’s on Route 66—the abandoned part. It’s home to 1,500 good, if quirky characters and a few old soreheads. But they’re people who care about each other, and their town.
These are only a few of their stories.
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