by Anthony Colburn

  • Released: July 2021
  • Genre: Novels

A story of love and fate swirl around Matthew Donohue, the son of Irish immigrants at the turn of the 20th century in San Francisco. He dreams of making a name for himself and marrying Julia, the beautiful raven- haired daughter of social climbing merchant class parents. A robbery and twist of fate lands a bar of gold in Matthew’s hands and this new found wealth appears to guarantee his plans. The two lovers look toward a long life together but Matthew’s wealth and future are crushed in a catastrophic earthquake. Over time and distance, their love and dreams will manifest itself in a new generation that won’t be denied, but how could it ever come to pass? This is a novel of historical fiction. Many of the details and descriptions of places and situations in the book are factually accurate.

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I was very impressed with everyone at Luminare Press. You were helpful and patient with all the questions of a first-time author. The results were all I could hope for. I wish there was a way to get my book out there without having to invest so much more after the publishing Anthony Colburn