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My Own

A woman forced to face her past …
1914… When Dianna Douglas emerges from a coma to discover her young son is missing and believed dead, victim of the same storm that almost killed her, she refuses to accept he’s gone forever…

A man desperate for closure…
Jake Douglas lost his first wife and son in childbirth. Dianna, and the children they’re raising together, gave him reason to live, and love again. He’ll do whatever it takes to find answers, and provide closure, for the woman, and family, he loves…

Two hearts determined to reclaim their own…
When Dianna and Jake receive word that their son might be in England, Jake insists on traveling alone to investigate. Britain has joined the war against Germany and German U-boats stalk the Atlantic Ocean. But when weeks turn to months without word from Jake, Dianna must leave her daughters at home in Texas and return to the land of her birth where she unearths dangerous truths, and exposes devastating lies, sending her on a race against time to save both the child, and the man, she loves… a perilous fight to reunite her family… make them, and their hearts, whole again…

Emotional and absorbing, My Own is a novel of love and commitment, and the healing power of faith and family amidst the heartrending devastation of unimaginable loss…
 

My Own is the sequel to My Dear One, Deborah Small’s five-star debut novel.  

Praise for MY OWN

Wow! I enjoyed the first book in this series (My Dear One) so much! It made me wanting more, and My Own did not disappoint!! It was exciting, and suspenseful, but at the same time a beautiful love story! My favorite books are Historical Romance, and Deborah Small did an amazing job of combining the two. I can’t wait to see what comes next!” – Goodreads Reviewer

Read the first chapter… 

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My Own – Chapter 1

  Chapter 1 Want and Need Douglas, Texas May 1914 “Why won’t you let me go with Papa?” Dianna managed not to sigh, or close her eyes in exasperation, as she guided the tiny dessert spoon in her young son’s hand to his mouth. Once JJ successfully captured the pea on his tongue and released …