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Mary Persephone Hail

Mary - well-wished - for child. 

Persephone - destruction.

Hail - well that speaks for itself.

Her name is painful to think about. Mary, his newfound daughter, isn't a wished-for child. Persephone, though? Yeah, destruction is a fitting description. And Hail? Yeah, that's just the final f-you.

The moment that her mother drops her off on his doorstep, Dante's hell becomes complete. Or so he thinks. What can make life worse after losing one's wife and kids, you ask? Here's what: being given a baby that depends on him for her survival. Finding out that the baby's mother is dying of brain cancer and has a husband that he never knew about. A husband that Dante knows in the marrow of his bones is trying to kill her just as surely as the cancer eating her brain.

Dante's a bad person. He's done some not so nice things, and now he's being punished for his misdeeds. Karma is finally catching up to him. This child that he's been stuck with is of his flesh and bone. This child is his salvation. This child is the final nail in the coffin of his wife and daughters' too short lives. He doesn't want this child. But this child will save him whether he wants her to or not. 

With the help of a friend- yes, a woman friend - Dante finds his way back to life. But what he finds when he gets back isn't the same life that he left behind. Turns out, he has to start living a new one. One where he's suddenly having feelings for a friend that helped him get through some tough times, and loving a daughter who won't let him quit.

Contains mature themes.

©2017 Lani Lynn Vale (P)2019 Tantor

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  • 14-08-2020

awesome Listen Beautiful Story

she has done it again. strong character in Colby m, beautifully written story of her struggles with cancer and her self worth and loving a man who had lost everything but showing him how to love again.

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  • 13-02-2020

love love love

so glad Dante found his HEA. loved the story and loves the narration as always with an LLV story. 100% reccomend

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  • 30-09-2019

Dante

The moment that her mother drops her off on his doorstep, Dante’s hell becomes complete. Or so he thinks.

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