Down to Earth Romance

Life often gets in the way of our plans, but the loss of a loved one can derail us like nothing else. Since the death of my dear husband of 30 years earlier this year, I have placed my publishing career on hold while I grieve.

To keep my creativity alive I’ve put my love of reading to work by becoming a professional reader for NetGalley, by cooking unique and healthy meals for one, through long walks and Tai Chi classes, and by taking photographs to share with you. But I won’t lie; the grieving process is brutal, relentless, and slow going.

Soon, I hope the writing will come. Publishing has been a huge part of my personal identity for many years and I can’t imagine life without it. I also know that the pieces of my broken life and broken heart will be reshaped in the months and years ahead, and that’s bound to be reflected in the stories I write. We’ll see. When I’m ready to publish a new book, you’ll be the first to know. I hope you’ll be here to welcome me back.

Best–Adele

Comments on: "A Personal Message To My Readers @Adele_Downs #Bereavement" (3)

  1. You are missed and loved. Take care of yourself. ❤

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  2. Anonymous said:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I lost my father last year and the hurt is as fresh today as it was back then. My thoughts and prayers are with you and know that your readers are behind you as you go through your grieving.

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