Commitment is an act, not a word.
— Jean-Paul Sartre
If what we call love doesn’t take us beyond ourselves, it is not really love.
— Oswald Chambers
In the tradition of Nicholas Sparks and Ian McEwan this award-winning novel is an appealing page-turner, filled with twists and surprises.Commitment is the gripping story of one veteran’s unique journey from post-war despair and isolation to art, politics and love. Lost in the maze of life he finds himself through the woman he meets and the commitments he makes.Determined to follow through on his promises and obligations he is torn between two strong-minded women while forced to face the revelation of secrets that threaten to destroy everything he holds dear.Commitment offers a unique perspective on our social and political struggles and the values that define us.
“A magnificent novel elegantly and deftly crafted by a talented writer.
A compelling read.”
– CYNTHIA BRIAN, NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR AND TV/RADIO PERSONALITY
“A terrific story filled with political intrigue, well-drawn characters, romantic entanglements and an explosive ending! Grab a snack, settle down and enjoy a great read.”
– KARNA BODMAN, WASHINGTON, DC
AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF 5 INTERNATIONAL THRILLERS
AND FORMER SENIOR DIRECTOR AND SPOKESMAN FOR THE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL
“Started reading commitment one evening to find I could not put it down. The tenderness and compassion of the developing characters drew me into their lives and situations. When I finished, I didn’t want it to end.”
– LINDA STEVENS, FORMER THEATER CO-DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER, NEW YORK
Veterans Day: Nov. 11, 2021
Thanks to everyone that attended!
The Author with New York Times Best Selling Author Thomas Greanias.
3rd Annual Local Author Book Fair
Nov. 13, 2021 — thanks to all, I enjoyed meeting everyone and talking with you!
Hope to see you next year!
LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2019 – PRNewswire: Winners and finalists are determined on a basis of superior written matter coupled with an excellent presentation in every facet of the final published product.
In honor of the great American philosopher, The Eric Hoffer Book Award includes all book genres. The Eric Hoffer Project was established to preserve the memory of the great American thinker Eric Hoffer.
Eighteen veterans commit suicide every day. That’s more than died in Iraq and Afghanistan during combat. Five times more came home with injuries and 40,000 are homeless.Commitment is about one marine who made it home and found himself lost in his own country. A man who, through his own act of kindness and a woman who showed him the importance of not wasting a life, defeated PTSD and what he was able to accomplish because of the commitment he made.READ MORE
…when readers finish Commitment, “What happens next to David and Jennie, Grant and Katherine and the rest of the characters?” Well, I am working on the sequel now.
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In the tradition of Nicholas Sparks’ and Ian McEwen’s novels, this appealing page turner is destined to become a bestseller. When an Iraq War veteran returns home plagued by PTSD he meets a young woman at the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial who changes his life. Set in the intrigues of Washington, D.C. politics, in Congress and the U.S. Senate, this stirring, romantic thriller is filled with twists and surprises.
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