Apr 092013
 

I am so excited to be hosting today’s guest, especially since it is also publication day of her latest book.  I have read 2 of  her previous novels, Little Girl Gone and The Good Sister, and enjoyed both.  When Tanisha, from The Hachette Book Group emailed me, I jumped at the chance to have Ms. Drusilla Campbell visit with us again.  Welcome back!!!!

DRUSILLA CAMPBELL

Drusilla Campbell is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels including The Good Sister, Little Girl Gone, The Edge of Sky, and Blood Orange.  Before she started school she had crossed the Pacific Ocean three times.  She’s lived in Europe and Central America and has a MA in Broadcast Journalism from American University.  Drusilla happily lives in San Diego with her husband, the attorney and poet Art Campbell, two rescued dogs, and three horses.
Connect with Ms. Campbell at the following sites:

http://drusillacampbell.com/ https://www.facebook.com/DrusillaWrites https://twitter.com/DrusillaWrites

ABOUT THE BOOK

Bestselling author Drusilla Campbell masterfully weaves a story of a mother’s need to serve her country, win the respect of her father and learn to love her family in WHEN SHE CAME HOME.

Frankie Byrne has returned from the war in Iraq to a war in her San Diego home. Her daughter, Glory, is having problems with bullies at school, and Frankie and her husband, Rick, can’t agree on the best way to deal with it. In fact Glory is just one of many things Frankie and Rick can’t agree on any more. It seems like everything Frankie does–from buying groceries to socializing with friends–is wrong. Her father, Brigadier General Harlan Byrne, USMC retired, thinks that Frankie’s problems are her own fault. A woman, especially a mother, should not go off to war.

But Frankie’s problem is not that she wasn’t prepared to be a soldier. It’s that she can’t stop being one. Her time in Iraq, specifically a controversial moment the government doesn’t want to acknowledge, has left her with severe PTSD. She can’t forget the horrors she saw, and can’t forgive herself for not being able to do more. Frankie desperately wants to regain the closeness her family once shared, she knows the time has come to be honest about her PTSD and find a way to heal. It’s a battle that won’t be easy, but one she must face in order to save her daughter, her marriage, and herself.

Campbell’s story offers an intimate portrait and a strong narrative about a story that is becoming more and more a part of our social fabric—a mother’s return home from war.

BOOK DETAILS:

ISBN: 978-1-4555-1035-1
Price: $14.99/Trade Paperback Original
Release: April 9, 2013

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  16 Responses to “Guest Author–Drusilla Campbell–showcase & giveaway ENDED

  1. yes very familiar with it and yes I know people who suffer from it I am one

  2. I don’t have any ties with PTSD, but this book sounds fascinating. Thanks for the giveaway.

  3. I think this book sounds like a really good story. Thank you for sharing this.

  4. I have an acquaintance with PTSD. I am quite familiar with PTSD.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  5. I am familiar with it as my step-dad suffers from it.

  6. I am somewhat familiar with PTSD and I also know a few people who are going through it.

  7. My cousin has it – he’s doing relativity well with it though.

  8. I only know what I’ve read about it, I don’t know someone personally that is effected by it.

  9. I am acquainted with it and I have a family member with PTSD.

  10. I don’t know much about PTSD and I don’t know anyone afflicted with it. But I would enjoy reading this book. Thanks for the chance.

  11. Please enter me in your giveaway.
    It would be great to win a copy of
    WHEN SHE CAME HOME By Drusilla Campbell.
    This sounds like a book i would enjoy reading.
    In response to your questions of
    ARE YOU FAMILIAR WITH PTSD? DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE AFFLICTED WITH PTSD?
    No i am not FAMILIAR WITH PTSD and i don’t know anyone who has this.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!

  12. Yes I have a close friend who has it.

  13. I am familiar with it, but I don’t know anyone personally who has it.

  14. don’t know anyone that has it

  15. I have heard of it but do not know anyone with it.

  16. This is a fascinating and timely subject.

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