Herbert's memoir, Rules Get Broken, is an elegant, poignant story about
lost love and found love. John's journey will make you laugh and make you
cry. Most of all it will make
you think as the author explores society's unwritten taboo about how long
a person must grieve before it is acceptable to find happiness with
another. A marvelous read about the courage to follow one's heart."
Get Broken is a must read. This
deeply affecting memoir (love story) deals with author John Herbert's
devastating loss of his first wife. John
is the father of a three-year-old girl and an eight-month-old boy when
Peggy's sudden death shatters his world.
Just days later, John calls Nancy, the young woman who once lived
next door, and asks her out to dinner.
The two soon become romantically involved.
The relationship draws the ire of family and friends. Society's
unwritten rules about how long someone should grieve over the loss of a
loved one have been broken. Follow John and Nancy as they follow their
hearts and along the way come to know the true meaning of what love is and
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Herbert's love story, Rules Get Broken, will keep the reader up late
turning pages. It explores the
grief one feels over losing a loved one and happiness experienced over
finding love again. Shortly
after John loses his first wife, Peggy, he is drawn into a relationship
Robert Middlemiss, Editor
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