A Collector of Affections: Tales from a Woman's Heart

Fox Point Press
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 Years after Leah Lynch's divorce, she's tired of dead-end affairs and yearns for a lifelong mate. Although she's a sassy, independent woman living in New York City, she fears attending her daughter's wedding as an unattached woman. To reflect on her past and invent a new lifestyle with a committed man, she books a flight to Madrid for a soul-searching trip. Not included in her plans is meeting Miguel Santiago, an intriguing seatmate, who sidetracks her straight into bed when they land.

A Collector of Affections: Tales from a Woman's Heart is a heartfelt travelogue of Leah's life with Miguel and their love affair that continues when they return to the States and  as he struggles with his commitment to another woman.

When diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, Miguel faces his sobering truths. Leah also confronts her reality that transcends the magic of travel and chance meetings. 

Vivid scenes of Spain, Portugal, New York City and Rhode Island complement a sensual read about a couple who struggle with letting go or moving on. 

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About the author

Judith Glynn wrote countless freelance travel articles until too many hours logged in flight and new destinations produced a shrug. She then closed her notebook to build a successful entrepreneurial career in New York City. When she wrote, it was for herself until she recently returned to travel writing. Her first novel: A Collector of Affections: Tales from Woman's Heart is based upon reality, entwined with fiction, cherished travel experiences, seatmates and lovers, Spanish moons and memories. Judith divides her time between New York City, Rhode Island and the latest travel-writing destination. She is writing a memoir about her encounter with a homeless woman on a New York City street and their journey that returned the woman to her family in Italy.

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Publisher
Fox Point Press
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Published on
Jul 11, 2011
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Pages
194
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ISBN
9780983459514
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Contemporary Women
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / New Adult
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