Book Review: She Didn’t Say No by Charmaine Gordon

 There’s Always Hope and Happy Endings


No advantage from her early years, Grace Meredith begins university life and is flattered when she wins the eye of the popular school jock, Scott Dwyer.In the 60’s there was no acceptance for a gal in the family way, a condition she never shared with Scott, and when her parents abandoned her, she was forced to make her own way.

The story follows her journey through humor, love, and bittersweet tears – but there is always hope. Years later as a young widow, a successful businesswoman with a flourishing business, and a married daughter with a favor to ask, Grace meets a a mysterious man with his canine companion who lost a showdown with a skunk.

Once again her life, heart and home is filled with love, joy, and a future of happiness. There’s acceptance, forgiveness, dreams fulfilled and, as always, hope. This is a wonderfully uplifting story, I recommend it for all.

reviewed by Chelle Cordero, Author

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About the book:

Nineteen year old Grace Meredith didn’t say no to the Big Man On Campus, Scott Dwyer. And then her life changed… 

Grace makes her way to a new town and with the kindness of strangers, establishes a business called The Pet Emporium where she grooms , what else? Dogs and cats. 

Years later, a too-close encounter of an unpleasant kind with a skunk and Scott’s German Shepherd reunites the former lovers. 

What happens in between are their stories of beginnings and endings and love lost, then found.