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“For the Love of Jack” on sale

Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 10:10 am

Author Brenda Troesser’s book “For the Love of Jack” is currently on sale at the Well Read Book Store in Fulton, Mo.
“Sometimes things happen, things that you can’t really be ready for. And no matter how scared you might be of what’s coming, it’s still coming—and you have to face that fear and grow up…” the words of Kiersten Carlyle echo what every teenager faces. The routine of high school, friends, and homework seem simple until one night changes everything in her life…and now she must face her past to find her future.”
“There is love of course. And then there’s life, its enemy,” (Jean Anouilh) describes the conflict and emotion in the novel, “For the Love of Jack.” A guy whose life revolves around motocross, girls and Coco Puffs, and a girl whose life used to revolve around his. Now Kiersten faces her future with another man, her son, Jackson. Will there love return?
The novel, initially considered teen genre, should be read by anyone who wants to understand what really goes on at high school. Those with a daughter or granddaughter in or going into high school are encouraged to read the book to find out what today’s teenager is going through.
Troesser, who has family and friends from the Laddonia and Vandalia area, has been writing since she could hold a pencil and has self-published two previous short stories. She has been featured in local newspapers and on local television stations. She is currently working on another novel while attending Missouri Western State University as a freshman.
The book is also available at and