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D ~ Mindy’s Debut Novel

AVAILABLE NOW! YOU can get your copy of Return To Sender here, Kindle or paperback. And please, don’t forget to post your honest review on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Kirkusor Goodreads. Please visit the official website for more information WWW.MINDYHALLECK.COM  RTS was featured in Kirkus Review Magazine January 2015 and has just received a READERS FAVORITE award.5star-shiny-webBook Trailer 

Return To Sender is a literary thriller about an ex-war-hero turned Catholic Priest and a religious fanatic serial killer colliding with destiny.

1955 ~ Father Theo Riley never wanted to be a priest, nor a killer. The former boxing champion and Korean War veteran gave up more than a career when he went into the Army. He lost the only thing he ever wanted:  his love, Andréa Bouvre. Friends thought Theo entered the priesthood to mend his broken heart or atone for the massacred orphans he couldn’t save in Korea. However, the truth is much darker and more damning, tied to a blood debt and family secret that has haunted Theo since he was a boy. He drinks to forget he ever had a life of his own—waits for death, prays for mercy, and hopes for a miracle. He gets all three when a child goes missing, another shows up on his doorstep, and the love of his life drives back into his world; the seaside hamlet of Manzanita Oregon.  Theo’s dream reunion with Andréa becomes a nightmare when a serial killer who considers himself a holy man targets the town and everyone Theo loves. Drinking days decidedly behind him, Theo and some old warriors set out to send evil back to hell and a few good souls to heaven in RETURN TO SENDER.
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*Neahkahnie Mountain image provided with permission of the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum

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7 comments on “D ~ Mindy’s Debut Novel

  1. Mary Rowen
    August 26, 2014

    Well, you did a great job editing it, Mindy.

  2. Mary Rowen
    August 25, 2014

    Mindy, I just watched your book trailer again. Did you modify it? Because it doesn’t seem too long to me. I really like the way it give readers a taste of the story without spoiling anything. Best of luck with the release!!

    • Mindy
      August 25, 2014

      Yes, Mary, I did alter it because it was too long. Now I actually have a longer one (on the About RTS page)and a shorter one (on the About Mindy page)
      Thanks for watching. Mindy

  3. Eleanor Parker
    August 24, 2014

    Wonderful trailer, Mindy! Congrats!

  4. Mary Rowen
    August 1, 2014

    cool trailer and music!

    • Mindy
      August 1, 2014

      Thank you! It’s too long, but it works.

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