Friday, August 22, 2014




One Chance, One Moment
Book One - The Mandy Story
by Judith Kohnen

SYNOPSIS

“I can’t teach my old heart new tricks, Mandy. I’m not sure I can even try.”
Sometimes a chance comes along that can change the course of an entire life – make it right again, make a dream come true – and when that moment arrives, we grab it and fight with all of our might to make it happen … or not.
Renowned singer/musician Garry Danzlo has decided to live a life of seclusion after a debilitating accident destroys his musical career. Guilt-ridden and stubborn, he wants no part of the holistic nurse his sister has hired to rehabilitate him. He’s determined to get rid of her; she’s determined to stay.

Spunky, fun-loving Amanda Fields, widowed after a loveless marriage, is on a mission for love. More than anything in the world, she wants to adopt a wheelchair-bound boy named Robbie. When her chance arrives that will provide her with sufficient funds for the adoption, there’s nothing to stop her from accomplishing the temporary job in Colorado. But what she has to contend with is far more than just a difficult patient. Unexpected obstacles are suddenly out of her control. The least of her worries is falling for yet another man who doesn’t love her back.
One Chance, One Moment is a humorous, surprising and deeply emotional story of love found by two special people – love built on chances one must sometimes take, but sometimes give as well.  Each moment becomes nourished by the faith of one woman, and eventually, by the dream of one man.






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JUDITH KOHNEN is a novelist, poet, healer and an intuitive counselor. She has always been a romantic at heart. She adores writing, poetry, music, singing, dancing, teaching, education, and caring for others. It is her hope that through her writing talents that she might become a source of inspiration and healing for her readers. Part of her life's path is empowering others toward healing and teaching them how to use their own imagination and intuitive abilities.

Judith has written over 200 pages of poetry, numerous songs and short stories, a couple of children's plays that were performed on stage, and has begun a screenplay. She served as newsletter editor for Virginia Romance Writers for four years and has coordinated and judged VRW's HOLT Medallion Contest and their FOOL FOR LOVE Contest several times. She has also freelanced for various non-profit organizational newsletters, most of which were entertainment reviews, inspirational articles, and articles on writing.


A teacher of mediumship & intuitive development and with a professional background in registered nursing, hypnotherapy and natural healing arts, Judith is doing what she's most passionate about – writing. She encourages you to do what you're passionate about too. "Live for the moment," she says, "for this moment is the most important of all moments." She lives in Chesterfield, Virginia with her husband, extended family, two dogs, one cat, and a bearded dragon named Victor. She is currently working on her second novel, “For The Love Of Mandy – Book Two of The Mandy Story.






UPCOMING EVENTS:
Author Book Signing at Clover Hill Library
6701 Deer Run Dr., Midlothian, VA 23112 

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 4p-8p


Author Book Signing at Books-A-Million (Westchester Commons)
15701 WC Main Street, Midlothian, VA 23113 

Saturday, August 16, 2014, 12p-3p


VOICE AMERICA Talk Radio
Host: Shauna Gullbrand / Guest: Judith Kohnen
Feature: Author Aims to Bring Spirituality to New Audience
Monday, October 13, 2014, 2-3pm PT/5-6pm ET



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