Wednesday's romance writing veteran is Judythe Morgan. She worked as a Department of the Army Civilian at 8th Army Headquarters in Yongsan, South Korea, in the 1960s. On top of that, she also has experience in a military family and as a military spouse. Drawing from her time in Yongsan, Judythe wrote the Starting Over series that includes The Pendant's Promise and Love in the Morning Calm. Watch for the final installment, Promises to Keep, coming soon.
For twenty years, Lily Johnson’s life, albeit a life of lies, is good. Then her daughter falls in love and Lily's world goes upside down.
Her daughter’s fiancé turns out to be the godson of her daughter’s biological father, Alex Cabot. The Green Beret Lily thought died in Vietnam. When Alex and Lily meet face-to-face, the years melt away and old passion returns.
Only Alex believes Lily betrayed her promise to wait for him. And, Lily’s convinced revealing the truth would mean losing her daughter and the only man she’s ever loved.
Can a love, sidetracked by war, be rekindled when the child born from that love feels betrayed or will Lily’s original, well-intended lie cost her the only man she ever loved and her daughter?
In 1966, while on temporary assignment to South Korea, Green Beret Major Ace Cabot meets Lily Reed, a Department of Army civilian at Eighth Army Headquarters. Ace is a high-potential career officer, who should resist the temptation of any woman, but he can’t ignore his interest in her.
Lily is a firm supporter of the budding women’s lib movement. She enjoys her freedom and new life away from her stifling hometown. Her plans leave no room for any man. No matter how captivating his smile.
In an uncertain time, in a temporary safe zone, yielding to temptation changes both their lives forever.