After twenty failed job interviews, she questions the wisdom of moving to be near her parents. Desperate to belong, she joins the local Community Theater, in production for It s a Wonderful Life. Jamey Sullivan has put his professional life on hold in order to run the family business and to help his ailing father. He signs on for Midville s production of It s a Wonderful Life, although he hopes to receive a Broadway casting call any day now.
When these two meet, they are instantly attracted to one another. However, ambition, demanding children, and a romantic rival threaten to squash their growing love for one another. It Really IS a Wonderful Life is set in the beautiful Adirondack mountains, a perfect backdrop for romantic conflict.
“Set with the backdrop of the well loved movie, It's A Wonderful Life, Rondeau weaves a spiritual thread and a warm hearted story. ”
"Like the Baileys' in It's a Wonderful Life, she must see the bigger picture of how her life and the ones around her fulfill God's will in their choices. ”
"I highly recommend this romantic novel at Christmastime, or any time of year."
While writing is her greatest passion, the author takes even greater pride in being a wife of one patient man, the mother of three, and the grandmother of nine.
Rondeau's first book, written under the name Linda Wood Rondeau, The Other Side of Darkness, is the winner of the 2012 Selah Award for best first novel.
Also written under Linda Wood Rondeau, is her newest Christmas romance, It Really IS a Wonderful Life, a story filled with quirky characters, not unlike the good people of Bedford Hills. An Iraq-war widow, newly relocated to the bitter Northern New York winter climate, in an effort to find new friends, joins a Community Theater group in production for It's a Wonderful Life.
Rondeau writes sci-f/speculative books under the name of L.W. Rondeau and is pleased to announce the dawning of her series, America II by Trestle Press. Book I is written is in full length version available wherever ebooks are sold. The sequels will be in 10 volume serial form. Rains of Terror, its prequel is now available for Volumes 1 & 2. Volume 3 will be out shortly. These four books deal with the development of world events catapulting the Earth into a second dark age preceded by climatic changes and global warfare. Jacques Fontaine rises to become the influential force in reuniting the world, forming its first global democratic government.
The author is a breast cancer survivor and is available to speak to your groups about health and/or her books and ministry to senior writers. See her blog on
Geezer Guys and Gals, a multi-author blog written by seniors for seniors. Rondeau also runs a group on Linked In called Geezer Writers.
The author loves to hear from readers. You may contact her on Facebook via Books By Linda Rondeau.