Please recommend askDavid.com
   using these social sharing buttons:
David

Books:  

  
   

    

  book details  

  books by B.L. Wilson  

  updates  

   

 

Book: Fetch - an unwilling love story by B.L. Wilson

Book: Fetch - an unwilling love story by B.L. Wilson

star rating  5 stars, 1 review on Amazon
categories: Book, Lesbian Lit, Gay Romance, Women's Lit, Ground Zero, Black Romance, Black Chick Lit, 9-11, Lesbian Romance




B.L. Wilson

Author B.L. Wilsonabout this book: I wrote FETCH, not too long after 9-11. On that day, I'd arrived at work around 8 in the morning. Performing my job as a senior property manager, I was reassigned to the main office at 100 Gold Street which was and still is six to seven blocks from Ground Zero. I remember thinking how beautiful the day was with its sunny, bright blue skies filled with fluffy, cotton white clouds. I worried about getting home before the crowds to vote in the Democratic runoff mayoral election for either former Public Advocate Mark Greene or Bronx Borough President Fernando (Freddie) Ferrer. Little did I know what tragedy was about to befall the adopted city I loved so much and I would be an eyewitness as well.

All of the scenes I wrote about walking through the thick blizzard of heavy ash dust; the jammed hospital across the street from my office; the hordes of frightened people scurrying across the Brooklyn Bridge and the extraordinary silence of the streets filled with bewildered, shell-shocked New Yorkers who are normally loud boisterous; I actually experienced on that horrid but fascinating day.

Most of the news stories I watched during that time, depressed the hell out of me. The stories were about the victims and their families. Some of the stories celebrated heroes who gave their lives to save others. Other stories spoke of the almost victims…the people who for some reason decided not to go into to work that fateful day and cheated death. Then there were the stories speculating on what happened and why it happened. There were so many stories, I became overwhelmed listening to all them. Like a news junkie, I nearly became addicted to watching and hearing as much as I could about 9-11 whether through the internet, newspaper or television. Through it all, I wondered why nobody was talking about finding love during that time. People fall in love in the midst of tragedy all the time. I thought it might be interesting to write a love story with 9-11 as part of a backstory. That's when I decided to write FETCH.


what to read next: if you read and liked this book...



Learn more about this book,  Read reviews  or  Add to wish list

Read eBooks using the free Kindle Reading App



Other books by B.L. Wilson (more)

If Only - I had the courage to love again by B.L. Wilson
The Big C - Is there love after cancer? by B.L. Wilson
Mr. Jefferson\'s Piano - & Other Central Harlem Stories by B.L. Wilson
Viva la Difference - love knows no boundaries (Summer Reads Book 4) by B.L. Wilson
Here Take This and Leave Me Alone - A reluctant love story (Summer Reads Book 2) by B.L. Wilson
Basement Apt 4 Rent - But love is forever (Summer Reads Book 1) by B.L. Wilson
Sculpture Gardens - Our love is set in stone (Summer Reads Book 3) by B.L. Wilson

▾ reviews voted most helpful on amazon.com ▾


 Read more reviews or Submit your own review 






Video: Fetch - an unwilling love story by B.L. Wilson




This book on




Comments





Recommendations








Books:  

  
   







More Reviews

   • Book Review: Books, Balls, and Dogs - an Ohio love story by B.L. Wilson
   • Book Review: If Only - I had the courage to love again by B.L. Wilson



  show list of all published reviews | subscribe to the feed


Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like askDavid.com? | Boost Your Karma