The Happy Endings Event Starts Today!


At first glance, having just celebrated our twenty-second wedding anniversary, you might think my personal happy ending is obvious. I’m fortunate that as often as my husband and I have fallen into various ruts, or slogged through life challenges, we’ve managed to maintain (or reclaim) the romance that first brought us together.

He’s my rock and my anchor, and there have been many delightful ‘happy ending’ moments along the way. But everyone has stand-out moments and one vivid memory comes to mind when I think ‘happy ending’.

My husband’s first overseas deployment came a few years ago, just as the kids were starting high school and middle school. (fine timing, right?) He was gone the better part of eighteen months (due to pre-deployment training). Finally, after a year of sparse contact consisting of brief calls, letters, emails, and the rare video chat, we had his return date.

The mood was near ecstatic as the families gathered, eager to welcome home our soldiers. We thought the formation would never be done, even as we honored the necessary traditions and protocols. Of all the happy endings we’ve celebrated since we met, watching him embrace and soothe our children as they wept relieved and joyful tears has to be the best ending – so far.

And our first kiss after so long apart… that was a happy and memorable moment too!

 The Happy Endings Giveaway Hop was organized by Reading Romances!


What you can win here: A signed paperback of THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF FUTURISTIC ROMANCE and a kindle edition of THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF FUTURISTIC ROMANCE

Number of winners: 2

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25 Responses to The Happy Endings Event Starts Today!

  1. my HEA is that my ex and I getting back together after several years. I didn’t expect it so this is what makes it so special to me and our son.

  2. My happy ending is getting into the college of my dreams. It might not be romantic, but it sure was happy!

    • Congratulations! That’s a very happy ending. The college app process can be so arduous.

  3. My happy ending is a work in progress but I’m getting there!! I have a really cute dog who is very sweet though!

  4. My job was outsourced & offshored, but then I got to spend his last years with my Dad
    (no eReader so put me in for the print copy please)
    sallans d at yahoo dot com

  5. Sadly still single so no romantic happy ending but graduating from college was very happy… only one in my family to have gone!!
    Thanks for the contest!!

  6. I’m still working on my happy ending. Thanks for the giveaway!

    thompsonem3 at aol dot com

  7. My happy ending is marrying my wonderful husband! Thanks for the giveaway.


  8. My happy ending has been finding my husband and having our beautiful daughter together 🙂

  9. My happy ending is a work in progress but I get a nice little happy ending at the end of the day with a good movie or book and a big mug of hot chocolate, yum, well, it makes me happy 😉 Thanks for the giveaway!

  10. I’m still working on my HEA. After being married for 18 years my husband asked for a divorce. We have 3 children and a grandson. I guess my HEA right now is that I will have my kids living with me and to be able to see my grandson grow up. Also going through a divorce I can finally start a new chapter in my life and I get to write it the way I want it to be. Then I will have my HEA. Thank you for being a part of this fun and awesome blog hop!!

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