Authors Showcase: An Unlikely Conclusion by Patty Wiseman
October 6, 2014
The Book: An Unlikely Conclusion
The Author: Patty Wiseman
The Story: A train wreck threatens her future; a long kept secret threatens to destroy her past. Just when she begins to feel safe, the terror begins again.
One moment in time, on what should be the happiest day of her life, changes everything. Does Ruth have the strength to fight the chain reaction that finally reveals a shocking secret?
Detroit in 1929 may be the scene of an unlikely conclusion.
About Patty Wiseman:
Master of the unexpected twist, breathtaking depth, and contagious storylines, romance novelist, Patty Wiseman is the daughter of a WWII Navy vet who survived Pearl Harbor.
She was raised in Washington State, attended The Wesleyan College in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, then moved to Northeast Texas where she has resided for over 30 years. Several of her short stories have been published in ‘Angie’s Diary.’
Patty is the creator of the Velvet Shoe Collection, historical romantic mysteries set in the 1920’s. An Unlikely Arrangement, is the first of the series. An Unlikely Beginning, the second book was released in July of 2012. The third in the series, An Unlikely Conclusion, was released in August of 2013. She is published through Desert Coyote Productions. There are two more series in the works. One is a romantic comedy.
Patty is a VIP 2013 member of the WorldWide Who’s Who Women’s Entrepreneurs and a member of the GFWC-Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs-Marshall Women’s Club. She is also a member of the Texas Association of Authors, a member of East Texas Writers Association and NETWO.
Patty’s second book in the series, An Unlikely Beginning won 1st place in Romance with the Texas Association of Authors. Patty is a winner in the 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading Contest and has a 2nd place finish in the Forward National Literary Awards contest in Romance, for the 1st in her series, An Unlikely Arrangement. She has entered and finished twice in the National Novel Writing Month challenge and won both times. 2007 and 2011.
Patty is married to husband Ron, and has two grown sons and 11 grandchildren. She currently lives in Texas with her husband and her dog Cutter.
You can find out more about Patty on her website www.pattywiseman.com
Review by Gloria Antypowich: An Unlikely Conclusion is the third book in the Velvet Shoe Collection–I read all three in order and would encourage everyone to do the same, so you really get the feel of the series.
This book begins just after Ruth Squire and Peter Kirby finally manage to get married. They board the train to begin their honeymoon and less than a hour later they are involved in a horrific train accident. The intensity of this dramatic event is made even more tragic by Ruth’s momentary willful and stubborn actions just before it happened. This book leads them into another series of unexpected history that they had no idea about, and their relationship is almost torn apart.
Patty Wiseman has done masterful job of penning this Historical series, bringing to life the feelings of real human beings caught in turbulent times; in the corruption of the mob during the Roaring Twenties. Even if you don’t usually read the Historical genre, I’m sure you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
The entire Velvet Shoe Collection is a worthwhile addition to any ones library!
Review by Richard L. Weatherly: If the title of this review catches your eye, that’s great but if you haven’t read the first two books, An Unlikely Arrangement and An Unlikely Beginning, I encourage you to read those first. You will find they are well worth the read!
The series is set in the later part of the Roaring Twenties and Patty Wiseman is definitely in her element with the historical setting. I see these books as historical fiction first and suitable to anyone who enjoys a good mystery and suspense. She knows her craft and executes it flawlessly.
An Unlikely Conclusion, starts just after the marriage of Ruth Squire to Peter Kirby. In a period lasting only a few days in the lives of the story characters, the reader is taken emotionally through concern for life and limb and every other emotion imaginable. At the beginning of their honeymoon, the protagonists find themselves in a trainwreck. Tension escalates as the book progresses and leads to a stunning conclusion; a conclusion befitting this Mother’s Day 2014.
Read it, I guarantee you will not be disappointed!